ST’s lightning surge protection devices are available as discrete or integrated solutions and comply with well-known telecom standards throughout the world:
- Telcordia GR-1089 core and TIA-968-A (formerly FCC part 68) for the Americas
- ITU-T K series for the rest of the world
- YDT series for China which is based on the ITU-T K standards
ST’s power surge and overcurrent protectors, including crowbar diodes and ICs, or Trisils™, bring immunity and reliability to both general and specific telecom equipment, covering twisted pairs, CO/CP, set-top boxes, gateways, line cards, T1/E1, Ethernet, EPON, GPON, XDSL modems and voice band protection where lightning surges can cause damage.
In addition, a variety of packages are provided, bringing flexibility to designers and reliability to the application.
PEP01-5841, for Power over Ethernet supply lines
Introduction to surges – EOS and ESD – definition, standards, effects and root cause