What Are Surge Protector Joules and How Many Do I Need?

Among the factors to consider when choosing a surge protector—how many outlets, the optimal cord length and options such as protection for a coaxial cable connection—perhaps the most important factor is the surge protector’s joule rating.


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FAR 52.204-24 – What You Need to Know

The publication date of this article is January 14, 2020. Some of the amendments and rules discussed here are interim and subject to change in the near future.

Amid recent concerns...

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Solve Heat-Related Problems in Your Small-to-Midsize Data Center

As the demand for agile, rapidly deployed small and midsize data centers grows, IT professionals must be prepared to manage the heat-related challenges the new equipment will bring. A...

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Why Does Your School Need Classroom Charging Stations?

If your school isn’t using mobile devices in the classroom, chances are it soon will be. Chromebooks, tablets and even smartphones are becoming common learning tools in today’s connected...

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USB-C and Chromebooks in the Classroom: A Better Option

As technology continues to transform education, you face the difficult task of supporting more advanced equipment with a dwindling classroom budget. You may be dealing with aging facilities,...

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This USB-C to Lightning Cable Is What You've Been Looking For

Has this ever happened to you? You connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod with Lightning connector to your MacBook’s USB‑C port to charge it or transfer data, and nothing happens. Time to buy a new...

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Top 10 Tech Gifts

We’ve rounded up some of the top Tripp Lite gifts and stocking stuffers for this holiday season!

1. For Anyone with a Phone or Tablet

Heavy‑Duty USB‑A to USB Micro‑B Cable, 6 ft.


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How USB-C Bridges the Gap Between Old and New Technology

If you’ve purchased a new laptop computer recently, especially a MacBook or Chromebook, you may have noticed some missing ports. Apple and Google have scrapped many of their existing ports for...

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Heavy-Duty USB Cables: The Stronger, the Better

Tripp Lite’s new line of heavy-duty USB cables could be a game-changer in the way in which you charge and sync electronic devices. Read on to find out why.

They’re made from the same stuff as...

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Power over Ethernet: How the New 100W Standard Works for You

A new standard has been adopted for Power over Ethernet. It could mean big changes for you and your business.

Power over Ethernet, or PoE, allows Ethernet cables to transfer power and data...

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What you need to know about HDMI 2.1

HDMI 2.1 is here, and it’s faster and bolder than all previous versions, including HDMI 2.0. Does that mean you need to upgrade all your HDMI cables and equipment? Not necessarily. Read on...

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