Littelfuse: LSP10GIHP Series – Thermally Protected Surge Protective Device

LSP10GIHP Series Surge Protection Modules are designed for use in outdoor and commercial LED lighting fixtures for transient overvoltage protection.
The 20KV, 10kA surge handling capability will enhance the LED lighting fixture’s surge immunity and extend its operating lifetime.
LSP10GIHP Series modules are constructed with Littelfuse thermally protected varistor technology. A built-in thermal disconnect function provides additional protection to prevent catastrophic failure and fire hazard even under the extreme circumstances of varistor end-of-life or sustaining over voltage conditions.

These modules have UL 1449 4th Edition Type 4 recognition and are IEC61643-11 Class II and EN61643-11 Type 2 certified. They meet US DOE, ANSI C136.2-2015 and ANSI C82.77-5. Extreme Level (Category C High, 20kV, 10kA).

The LSP10GIHP Series features a built-in LED indicator that notifies the lighting technician when replacement of the module is needed. It is available in series-connected format only with a choice of 277V or 480V maximum voltage rating.

Varistors LSP10GIHP Datasheet

LSP10GIHP Series Product Flyer


  • Low measured limiting voltage (MLV) and low voltage protection level (Up)
  • 20kA Maximum Discharge Current (Imax) 8/20µs
  • Meets US Department of Energy Municipal Solid State Street Lighting Consortium Specification
  • Meets ANSI C136.2-2015 Extreme Level and ANSIC82.77-5 Category C High (20kV, 10kA combination wave surge)
  • UL 1449 and IEC 61643-11/EN61643-11  Approved*
  • Thermally Protected
  • Double Insulation Cable Wire
  • IP66 Rated
  • Series Connected with Built-in LED Indication


  • Outdoor and commercial LED lighting
  • Roadway lighting
  • Traffic lighting
  • Digital signage
  • Service entrance lighting
  • Parking garage/lot lighting
  • Flood lighting
  • Tunnel lighting
  • Street lighting

More information and a LSP10GIHP Product Video HERE

Triad – Do Your Plug-In Wall Transformers Meet New DOE Standards?

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As of February 10, 2016, the United States Department of energy (DOE) Level VI Efficiency Standard is in effect. The team at Triad Magnetics has been hard at work overhauling our plug in wall transformers to meet these demanding efficiency requirements. We’re happy to announce that Triad Magnetics’ plug-in wall transformers have achieved level VI efficiency! Improvements include:

  • More stringent performance standards
  • Extremely low no-load power draw

We’ve recently published a blog post that will go into more detail about these exciting new redesigns. You can read about them by clicking here .

New 1000 W Module for MicroMP Configurable Power Supply…


New Artesyn 1000 W Module for MicroMP Configurable Power Supply Can Replace Four Individual Modules at Half the Price

Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced a new 1000 watt module for its next generation MicroMP (µMP) configurable power supply.

Previously, applications that require a single output voltage around 1000 W would have used four single slot modules tied in parallel, but this new 1000 W module replaces those four modules with a single three-slot module, not only saving a slot but also half the cost of the previous four-module solution.



Omron Electronic Components Adds Spectrum Sales as New Manufacturer’s Representative for Midwest Region

We are please to announce we now represent OMRON Electronic Components…

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL–(Marketwired – January 20, 2016) – Omron Electronic Components is pleased to announce Spectrum Sales as its new manufacturer’s representative for the Midwest region, which includes southern Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Spectrum has over 30 years of experience in the electromechanical component industry.

“We are confident that Spectrum Sales will showcase our company and technologies, to their vast customer base within the market,” said Kris Whitehouse, Director of Area Sales for Omron Electronic Components — Americas. “We are proud to add Spectrum to the Omron family and look forward to a long and healthy relationship.”

*For the full press release please and more info, please click the link HERE.

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Artesyn Embedded Technologies

A new name with a long heritage in power conversion and network computing solutions:

Artesyn Embedded Technologies is the new name for the former Embedded Computing & Power business of Emerson Network Power. Artesyn is a trusted, global leader in the development, design and manufacture of highly reliable power conversion and mission critical embedded computing technology solutions for communications, computing, medical and industrial applications.

Please click HERE to see the official news release!

For more information please visit their brand new website at: or feel free to contact anyone at Spectrum Sales.

Micron’s PLP (Product Longevity Program)

Please take a look at Micron’s PLP for a complete and detailed list of all the products that are included in our Product Longevity Program, in which every part is guaranteed to be supported for 10+ years! Just click the link below, download and take a look!

Micron’s Product Longevity Program (PLP)

Also, for more information about all of Micron’s products and capabilities, please visit:

New Product Lines from Ohmite Manufacturing

Ohmite Manufacturing, a leading provider of power resistors and heatsinks, is pleased to announce the release of several new, state of the art production items!

BA Series of Aluminum Cased Resistors for Dynamic Braking Applications — Featuring a rugged wirewound design, these high power resistors are ideal for dynamic braking, motor starting, and power control applications. Other uses for the BA Series include inverter and power conversion applications.

RW Series of High Power SMD Wirewound Resistors  The new RW5 and RW7 Series SMD wirewound resistors feature a ‘finned’ body style in order to maximize surface area, and therefore cooling capacity, without taking up excessive PCB space.

TP810 High Energy Resistors — These thick film resistors offer users the benefits of non-inductive performance and high power density.  As an added feature, they provide the impulse energy capability normally associated with wirewound or composition resistors.

C40 Heatsink System — Designed to provide engineers with a variety of cooling options, the C40 heatsinks feature flexible board mounted modular assembly that can be used in conjunction with up to four TO-247 and TO-264 power resistors, or similarly packaged passive and active components.

Click HERE for more details and related products.