Tripp Lite Medical Grade Transformers Assure Less Leakage

Tripp Lite Medical Grade Isolation Transformers Now Assure Less Than 100 Microamps Cumulative Current Leakage

Chicago, IL (May 2, 2006)-Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is pleased to announce that its Medical Grade Isolation Transformers now assure less than 100 microamps current leakage for the isolation transformer itself and all connected equipment. Along with full line isolation, continuous noise filtering and enhanced common-mode surge suppression, this new capability makes Tripp Lite Medical Grade Isolation Transformers the best choice available for protection of sensitive equipment in patient-care areas.

"The demand is growing for power protection products that meet the high standards of medical and related applications," said Tripp Lite Executive Vice President Jim Folk. "In response, we've enhanced the capabilities of our Medical Grade Isolation Transformers to make them more functional in a wider range of medical-related environments."

Tripp Lite Medical Grade Isolation Transformers are UL60601-1 listed. They protect connected equipment from common-mode noise, EMI/RFI line noise, utility switching transients and harmonics generated by other on-site loads, and utility- or lightning-related power surges. They feature hospital-grade outlets and plugs, rugged all-metal housings, circuit breaker overload protection and a lighted power switch. Four models are currently available, with capacities ranging from 250 watts to 1,800 watts.

For more information on Tripp Lite's Medical Grade Isolation Transformers and other medical grade products, go to:

About Tripp Lite
Enhanced service and industry-exclusive products have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 80 years. Tripp Lite's innovations include the world's first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world's most trusted premium surge suppressor-the Isobar®-with more than 15 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready-to-ship inventory in the industry with more than 1,000 different products, including UPS systems, rack systems, surge suppressors, line conditioners, power inverters, cables, connectivity products and network management accessories. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide. Additional information, including a list of Tripp Lite's sales offices and authorized reseller partners, can be found by visiting Tripp Lite's Web site:

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