Power Tap provides power access from lighting poles.

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Brad Harrison Luminaire Power Tap offers auxiliary AC power source for applications such as outdoor signage, RF radios or traffic monitoring cameras. To ensure optimal positioning of UV pole-top light sensor and to dress out cable neatly, receptacle can rotate full 350 deg. Tap features non-fretting electrical contact material and is rated for 600V outdoor usage.


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Woodhead Connectivity Introduces Brad Harrison(R) Streetlight Luminaire Power Tap

Receptacle allows power to be drawn from luminaires on streetlights, providing easy access to power for a myriad of applications. NORTHBROOK, IL., January 14, 2002, - Woodhead Connectivity, the global leader in industrial communications and connectivity, today introduced the Brad Harrison Luminaire Power Tap. Designed for easy power access from lighting poles, the Luminaire Power Tap unit provides an auxiliary AC power source for applications like outdoor signage, festive/seasonal lighting, RF radios, or traffic monitoring cameras. The device is the result of a unique synergy that developed between Woodhead Connectivity and customers looking for an outdoor power solution. "The power tap became viable out of a close relationship with a variety of customers," says Bob Wettermann, Director of Marketing for Woodhead Connectivity. "We needed to address a fast-growing market for the simple, reliable connection of outdoor pole-top powered devices." The new luminaire power tap offers several benefits. To ensure optimal positioning of the UV pole-top light sensor and to dress out the cable neatly, the receptacle can rotate a full 350 degrees. Thanks to features like non-fretting electrical contact material, the lurminaire power tap is engineered to provide reliability and outdoor stability for 20-plus years of service. Connections from the luminaire power tap include a variety of standard Daniel Woodhead® Watertite® wiring devices, Brad Harrison quick-disconnects or a multitude of cabling options. The unit is rated for 600V outdoor usage.

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