Vaisala WSP152 Surge Protector
- Designed to protect the USB connection of a PCconnected to the Vaisala WXT510 or WMT52
- Excellent three-stage, transient surge protection
- Tolerates up to 10 kA surge currrents
|WSP152||Surge protector for host PC (e.g. USB connection). Includes M12 connectors. For use with 220782 and 215952.|
|220782||RS-232/485-to-USB cable adapter with 8-pin M12 female connector, 1.4m|
|215952||8-pin M12 cable with female & male connectors, 10m|
The Vaisala WSP152 Surge Protector offers three-stage protection against surge currents up to 10 kA that may enter through the USB cable or the port. The WSP152 has four channels, two of which are dedicated to power lines and two for data lines. Each channel uses a three-stage protection scheme as follows: first there are discharge tubes, then voltage dependent resistors (VDR), and finally transient zener diodes. Between each stage, there are either series inductors or resistors. Both differential and common mode protection is provided for each channel: across the wire pairs, against the operating voltage ground, and against earth. The WSP152 also includes noise filtering against HF and RF interference.
Vaisala recommends using the WSP152 when USB cables are used for permanent connections. The surge protector is always recommended when there is an elevated risk of lightning strike.
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