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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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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Which Type of UPS System Works Best with a Generator?

Do you have a generator to supply power during a lengthy blackout? You’ll get the most out of it if you connect your generator to a UPS system. But there’s more than one kind of UPS – it’s important...

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Power Cord Jacket Types Explained

If you’ve been looking for a new or replacement detachable power cable, you might have seen an alphabet soup of abbreviations for the cable jacket type. Understanding these abbreviations will...

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Single-Phase vs. Three-Phase Power Explained

Single phase power is:

  • Used in most homes and small businesses
  • Able to supply ample power for most smaller customers, including homes and small, non-industrial businesses
  • Adequate for running...
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    From desktop to critical infrastructure, Tripp Lite products and solutions power and connect the computers, networking equipment and electronic devices that form the foundation of our digital world. Headquartered in Chicago since 1922, Tripp Lite has offices and partners worldwide.

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