New Products, April 2011

New Products, April 2011

The EnduraLED 12.5W A-19 lamp meets or exceeds the light quality and energy efficiency requirements for a 60W LED equivalent set forth by Energy Star

LED replacement lamp

The EnduraLED 12.5W A-19 lamp meets or exceeds the light quality and energy efficiency requirements for a 60W LED equivalent set forth by Energy Star. According to the company, the lamp lasts 25 times longer and uses 80% less energy than the 60W incandescent it is designed to replace. In addition, the product offers 806 lm, a 2,700K color temperature, a CRI of 80, and a 6-yr warranty.
Philips Lighting
Circle 250


The Skylark Contour dimmer is an updated version of the company’s Skylark model. Features include a rocker switch that turns the lights on and off and automatically returns a room’s lighting to the user’s favorite preset level as well as an easy-to-use, captive slide control that adjusts the light for any activity. Available in four models, the product is offered in a variety of gloss colors, including white, ivory, almond, light almond, gray, brown, and black.
Lutron Electronics
Circle 251

Connector blocks and splices

Homac multi-tap connector blocks and splices are encapsulated in clear polyvinyl chloride (PVC) to provide greater visibility. Able to accommodate cable sizes ranging from 14 AWG to 750kcmil in standard configurations ranging from two to eight conductors, the products are made from high-conductivity aluminum alloy and are dual-rated for use with aluminum or copper cable. In addition, they are pre-filled with an oxide inhibitor, rated at 90°C (194°F)/600V, UL-listed, and meet or exceed ANSI C119.4 specifications. Customized designs are also available.
Thomas & Betts
Circle 252

Terminal blocks

EZ Jump terminal blocks are rated at 1,000VDC for PV applications. Designed around an easy-to-install plug-in circuit jumper, the terminal blocks are available with wire-handling capacity of 20 AWG up to a 1 AWG and current ratings up to 125A. Available styles include single level, multiple level, functional, fuse, and more. Housings are molded of a UL94V0 polymide, and all materials are RoHS-compliant.
Automation Systems Interconnect
Circle 253

T8 lamps

ProLume 25W T8 lamps feature a color rendering index (CRI) of 86 and an increased efficacy of 100 lumens per watt compared to standard T8 lamps, which the company says saves 21.8% in energy costs. In addition, the 4-ft lamps meet the qualifications for CEE, have a commercial rated life of 30,000 hr, and are available in 3,000K, 3,500K, 4,100K, and 5,000K.
Halco Lighting Technologies
Circle 254

Drill driver

Powered by the company’s Redlithium batteries, the M18 Cordless 3/ 8-in. right-angle drill driver features an adjustable clutch and provides 11 torque settings plus one drill mode. Featuring a 3.75-in. head length, the drill driver is suitable for drilling holes in confined spaces. In addition, the product includes a 3/ 8-in. one-handed, keyless ratcheting chuck that allows users to quickly change bits without additional tools. Other features include an extended paddle switch design that provides easy trigger actuation from the top, middle, or bottom of the tool; an LED light to illuminate the work surface; and up to 125 in./lb of torque.
Milwaukee Electric Tool
Circle 255

Volumetric luminaire

Lithonia Lighting VT Volumetric Series luminaires offer a more uniform balance between task illuminance and spatial brightness, according to the company. Features include a shallow plenum depth, high efficiency, and a range of lamp configurations. Available models include 2 ft × 2 ft and 2 ft × 4 ft with T5 or T8 systems.
Acuity Brands
Circle 256

Multi-outlet strips

The Plugmold 2000TR Series of multi-outlet strips features internal shutters to prevent insertion of unwanted objects into the receptacle to meet the requirements of Sec. 406.11 of the 2008 NEC. Color options include ivory, gray, white, black, stainless steel, and anodized aluminum finishes.In addition, the products are available in steel or aluminum in 3-ft and 5-ft lengths with 6-in. outlet spacing.
Circle 257

Conduit couplings

Mighty-Align couplings feature a self-aligning design that ensures a 360° watertight seal when a user needs to join two lengths of threaded rigid or IMC conduit in wet locations. To prevent damage to conductors, the 3-piece couplings leave conduit ends smooth and even. UL-listed, the product is offered in sizes ranging from ½ in. to 4 in.
Bridgeport Fittings
Circle 258

Drop wire support

Wire Grabber delivers secure hanging support for angular and static loads up to
100 lb. Suitable for wet or dry locations, the company says the product’s 0.080 galvanized braided wire is unaffected by oil or grease. In addition, the product contains no spring because tightening the screw engages six points of contact.
Arlington Industries
Circle 259

Solar LED luminaire

The SP-030 solar LED bollard features a wire-free design and provides even 360° ground illumination within a 2-ft radius. The bollard incorporates LiFePO4 batteries to offer a 12-hr minimum lighting period with a 4-hr charge. According to the company, the luminaire features a 50,000-hr lifespan.
Meteor Lighting
Circle 260


The Pro-Optic Retrofit product line includes 6-in. and 8-in. horizontal and vertical retrofit downlights for light commercial applications. Available with LED and CFL options, the downlights feature high efficacy, wide spacing, and a 60° to 65° cutoff to comply with ASHRAE standards and brightness control.
Progress Lighting
Circle 261


Designed to replace 35W to 90W incandescent PAR lamps, PAR20, PAR30, and PAR38 lamps have been added to the EnhanceLite LED product line. Available in 27° and 35° beam angles, the lamp’s center beam candle power (CBCP) ranges from 1,300 for the PAR20 to 3,550 for the PAR38 at 27° beam angles. In addition, they are offered in either 2,700K or 3,000K color temperatures and feature a color rendering index (CRI) of 80 or more.
Circle 262

Electrical box attachment

The CADDY Glider electrical box attachment is designed to simplify the installation of electrical boxes and allows for final adjustment on the job site. According to the company, the product easily attaches to any electrical box and can be used in a variety of applications, including prefab. Users can attach one or more electrical boxes to the telescopic screw gun bracket (TSGB). Once attached, users can adjust the box location and the width of the TSGB between the studs. Up to three boxes can be installed in a standard 16-in. spacing.
Circle 263

Load center panel

The GenReady load center panel can be installed during new residential construction or when upgrading electrical panels during remodeling. Designed to take the place of a traditional 42-circuit electrical load center, the product features 18 essential circuits that will be protected by the generator during an outage — 30 with the use of tandem breakers. Compatible with generators rated up to 125A or 30kW, this two-in-one product eliminates the need for a separate emergency load center and automatic transfer switch. In addition, it is available in a NEMA 3R version for outdoor applications and can also accept 1-in. Siemens and Cutler Hammer breakers.
Circle 264


Energy Star-rated and LEED certified, PRIORI T2 Ultra Thin T2 luminaires operate at much lower temperatures than conventional light sources, according to the company. The PRIORI T2 provides direct-wire high-lumen output, a color rendering index (CRI) of 90, and a 3,000K warm color temperature. The Ultra Thin T2 combines 3,500K white light with 260° of light distribution for either plug-in use or direct wire applications when used with the slim-line hardwire box.
American Lighting
Circle 265

CAD software

New advanced functionalities have been added to SEE Electrical V5R1 CAD software. According to the company, enhanced features include a user interface that allows users to insert components/terminals that are not in a drawing by list, symbol rotation according to wire, program control via a keyboard, and the ability to create and display several translations at one time. In addition, the product enables users to copy or move single pages by drag and drop, show wire sizes and wire colors on wires, and load multiple scanned pictures automatically into different pages.
Circle 200

Thermal imager

The FLIR i3 is a fully automatic infrared thermal imager. Able to be used out of the box, the imager offers 60 pixel × 60 pixel resolution. Additional features include 2% thermal accuracy and fully radiometric JPEGs that integrate temperature data into a familiar, universally accepted image format.
Circle 201


The AVO410 digital multimeter offers a safety rating of CAT IV 600V, which complies with IEC 61010. Suitable for use on all types of low-voltage electrical installations, the multimeter is small enough to fit into the palm of the user’s hand. In addition, the unit measures voltage to 1,000VDC, 750VAC, and AC or DC current to 10A. All AC ranges are true RMS. The instrument also offers resistance, frequency, and capacitance ranges plus continuity and diode test functions. A min/max feature allows users to switch between minimum and maximum measurements, making it unnecessary to continuously monitor the display to observe momentary fluctuations in readings. A data hold function allows the display to be temporarily frozen.
Circle 202

LED fluorescent replacement lamps

This second generation of LED fluorescent tube replacement lamps is UL-listed. Available in 2-ft, 3-ft, 4-ft, and 5-ft lengths, the lamps are offered in either clear or frosted models as well as 6,500K, 4,100K, and 3,000K color temperatures in the 100VAC to 277VAC operating range. Requiring no ballast to work, the product features a 40,000 hr life, according to the company.
NxGen Technologies
Circle 203

Data logger

The dataTaker DT82EM is a low-power data logger designed for remote applications. Featuring an integrated GSM/GPRS modem, the data logger combines the functions of signal conditioning, a DMM, a PC, and a modem to capture data, upload data via email or FTP, and send alarms as e-mail or SMS messages. In addition, the product supports temperature, voltage, current, resistance, strain gauge, and frequency measurements. Its dual-channel isolation allows four 2-wire differential or six single-ended analog inputs. Other features include four digital I/O channels, four high-speed counters, and 12V regulated power output.
CAS Data Loggers
Circle 204

Distance meter

The micro LM-100 laser distance meter provides distance readings up to 164 ft, displays the last three measurements, and stores the last 20 measurements. Able to measure accurately within 1/16th of an inch, according to the company, the meter offers adjustable units to allow users to read measurement in feet, inches, or meters and add or subtract measurements at the touch of a button. A bright backlit display allows the device to be used in poorly lit areas.
Circle 205
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