SCHURTER DG12/DG11 Is Selected As Product Of The Month By Medical Design Briefs. Ends Up As Product Of The Year Finalist.

Santa Rosa, California, August 10, 2021 – SCHURTER components for high-grade medical equipment come into use wherever certifications and compliances for perfectly safe solutions are in demand. Such demand was seen in 2020, as the pandemic manifested an unprecedented surge in the production of life-saving equipment.

The DG12/DG11 Power Entry Module series was selected as Product of the Month in the April 2020 issue of Medical Design Briefs. The series was recently announced as a Product of the Year Finalist chosen by Medical Design Briefs’ editors for outstanding technical merit and practical value.

“A new power entry module from SCHURTER, Santa Rosa, CA, integrates an IEC inlet, circuit breaker, and mains filter, with optional IP protection. The DG12/DG11 features a recessed 2-pole ON/OFF rocker switch circuit breaker with 1- or 2-pole overcurrent protection. Various colors and markings for both illuminated and non-illuminated switches are available. Current ratings range from 0.05 to 15 A. The filter series is available in standard or medical versions for Protection Class I and II. Applications include medical devices according to IEC 60601-1. The series is compatible with V-Lock cord retention connection cables”. – Medical Design Briefs, April 2020

Link to the DG12 Data Sheet DG12 Power Entry Module and link to video YouTube: DG12. For sales and product information, contact Cora Umlauf at (800) 848-2600 or by email at



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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