Siemens FS140 is the powerful home surge protection device that has affordable price and suitable for the average homeowners who doesn’t want to create a hole in their wallet. This surge protector performs at the massive 140,000 volts, a number that exceed the expectation of most people. It retails at $200 while offering the four major protection modes which are the L-N, L-G, N-G, and L-L. The equipment is also uses the Type 4 operation to extend its lifespan and makes it perfect for outdoor usage. Check out several key specifications of the protector in the following points.
Maximum Continuous Operating Voltage (MCOV)
With the promised power of 140,000A MSCC, a lot of people expect the Maximum Continuous Operating Voltage or MCOV of this device to run at least higher than the other 100,000A MSCC units. However, seems like it still holds to the average standard. This model also provides 300C mode option on L-L mode, as well as 150V MCOV when you use it in L-N, L-G, and N-G modes. This number proves that the model can work reliably still.
Voltage Protective Rating (VPR)
The Siemens FS140’s VPRs are seemingly really suitable for its built. It runs a 900C of protections at L-L modes, while for the other modes which are the L-N, L-G, and N-G; it is able to maintain the 600V VPR power. Whichever mode you are using, you may be pleasantly surprised by the fact that this unit could exceed these numbers sometimes without having to decrease its ability to repress the power surge.
Mode of Protection
The last of Siemens FS140 specs is the protection mode. The FirstSurge products line has this traditions with their entire surge protector, which is to provide the entirely four major protection modes. This is what makes their products special. The experienced users of surge protection device are able to make adjustment to the unit, in order to create their own surge protecting goals. The manual for this model also write the readable specification of the L-N, L-G, N-G, and L-L modes in detailed breakdowns, to ensure that the unit works efficiently for you.
If you’re decided to purchase this model, you’d get an excellent warranty of 10 years as it has been the standard for the Siemens’ other surge protector. The company also offers replacement for Siemens FS140 for the first decade of use, in case you need coverage for damages caused by the unit’s failure.