The FSP3-277-20kA Surge Protector from
Thomas Research Products (Huntley,
IL) has been selected for inclusion in the
2013 Progress Report of the Illuminating
Engineering Society (IES). The FSP3-
277-20K model Surge Protector includes
in-line fusing to shut down the luminaire
if the capabilities of the surge protector
have been exceeded. Features of the FSP
Surge Protector include:
■ An LED indicator light that shows that
the surge protector is functioning, to
protect the fixture.
■ A design for fixtures on electrical mains
up to 277 V.
■ Protection from surges up 20,000 A.
Ultra-Low Power ZigBee
GreenPeak Technologies (The Netherlands) has introduced the latest addition to its ZigBee chip
portfolio. The new GP490 is an ultra-low power ZigBee PRO communication controller that has
been specifically developed to address the smart home market demand for low power sensor applications, such as door sensors, window sensors, temperature sensors and light switches. The GP490 is
designed as a Low Power ZigBee PRO chip and supports all features including:
■ Bi-directional commissioning.
■ Bi-directional communication.
■ Full security mode.
■ Range, robustness, and WiFi interference
rejection mechanisms to guarantee a reli-
able full home coverage.