New Power Entry Modules Integrate IEC Inlet and EMC Filter

Press Release Summary:

  • DG12 and DG11 feature recessed 2-pole on/off rocker switch circuit breaker with 1 or 2-pole overcurrent protection
  • DG12 includes standard and low leakage mains filter as well as standard and high inductive performance options
  • Modules are IEC rated up to 10 A at 250 VAC and UL/CSA rated up to 15 A at 125/250 VAC

Original Press Release:

SCHURTER to Showcase Innovative Power Entry Modules for Harsh Environments at MD&M West 2020

Santa Rosa, California, January 21, 2020 – MD&M West 2020 held at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 11th through 13th, is hailed the world’s largest medical design and manufacturing event. The show provides expert insights and new innovations for every stage of device development. SCHURTER will be there demonstrating its high-performance AC connectors, switches, circuit protection and EMC products that safely and reliably optimize equipment performance.

SCHURTER’s featured product this year will be the compact and versatile DG12 and DG11 series power entry modules. These modules integrate an IEC inlet, EMC filter, and rocker-style circuit breaker with optional IP67 protection. They are IEC rated up to 10 A at 250 VAC and UL/CSA rated up to 15 A at 125/250 VAC. The DG12 features a standard and low leakage mains filter, as well as standard and higher inductive performance options. Both the DG12 and DG11 feature a recessed 2-pole ON/OFF rocker switch circuit breaker with 1- or 2-pole overcurrent protection. The extremely compact design with its multitude of features, consolidates discrete power components into one space-saving unit suitable for a variety of applications.

In addition, our booth will showcase SCHURTER’s robust metal line switches that are resistant to harsh cleaning processes, high performance SMD fuses that withstand pulse and inrush currents, as well as wide temperature variations. Designed and manufactured for long service life, with safe, reliable and simple operation, SCHURTER’s perfectly safe solutions are cost effective and intended for use in the highest-grade medical equipment. 

A supporting White Paper is available for our showcase products entitled “Safety in Medical Equipment starts with the power input”. This white paper touts the benefits of selecting power entry modules designed and built to IEC standards for medical applications. View all our solutions for medical equipment at

We look forward to seeing you in Anaheim at Booth # 644.


The SCHURTER Group is the world's leading Swiss technology company providing components and complex solutions that ensure safe power supply and simplified equipment operation. The company’s professional competence, financial independence, innovative strength and distinctive corporate culture, propel the SCHURTER Group, together with its customers and partners, into the digital future. The safe&easy brand claim not only refers to the products, but also the company’s business philosophy, which strives for sustainable success through innovation, high-quality products and service, flexibility and proximity to customers.

SCHURTER is known globally as an innovator, manufacturer and distributor of fuses, connectors, circuit breakers, switches, EMC products, and input systems. Touch screens and touch panels, capacitive sensor keypads, membrane keypads and housing systems are developed in close cooperation with its customers. Within its business unit Solutions, SCHURTER combines all competencies and puts them at the customer's disposal. SCHURTER products and solutions are developed especially for specific industry segments – medical, data and communication, automotive, avionics & space, energy and the broader industrial market. SCHURTER considers the quality of its products and services as the key factor to the company's lasting success. Its management and improvement processes are designed and certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and IATF 16949, using the EFQM and Baldrige Excellence Models, as well as the application of Lean Management principles such as Value Stream Planning, Power Innovation, SSO, and Six Sigma.

SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, California is the exclusive North America sales and distribution office for the SCHURTER Group.

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Suzanne Bowser

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