March 2005 Products of the Week

March 2005 Products of the Week

Electrical block insulator

EnergyBlock is a piece of foam insulation molded to fit securely around standard electrical boxes, which reduces the chance of mold forming due to moist inside air escaping and condensing on an exterior wall. Electricians can install EnergyBlock in less than two minutes, and it’s sealed after rough wiring is complete so there’s no chance of breaking the seal. The block provides a solid R-10 insulation behind the outlet every time and meets the International Building Code for flame spread and smoke development.


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Low-profile occupancy sensors

Available in three models, this family of occupancy sensors features 360° coverage, advanced detection technology, and a low-profile design. The ceiling-mount sensors come in either line and low-voltage models and feature SmartSet technology, which allows the sensors to automatically adjust time delay and sensitivity based on occupancy activity and space characteristics. The UT-300 features ultrasonic sensing technology, the CI-300 employs passive infrared (PIR) technology for occupancy detection, and the DT-300 relies on both ultrasonic and PIR sensing technologies. The sensors also feature a walkout mode that turns lights off automatically after brief visits.

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Structured cabling products

The eXtreme 6+ system line of Cat. 6 structured cabling products are designed for gigabit Ethernet applications, future-proofing for HDTV applications, and evolving entertainment and communication applications. Products in the line include Cat. 6 QuickPort connectors and the multimedia adapter bracket and mounting plate for installation in this manufacturer’s structured media centers. The system is compatible with this manufacturer’s line of QuickPort field configurable wallplates and housings.


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Cable connectors

MC Cable Connectors feature a Powr-Lock grounding seal with stainless steel tines that grounds the connector to the armored cable and provides 360° strain relief. The one-piece connectors also have an embedded Viton O-ring that ensures a watertight and corrosion-resistant termination seal. They meet CSA standards for raintight armored cable fittings, are rated NEMA 4 and IP 65, and are available in aluminum, nickel-plated aluminum and stainless steel.


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