Transient Protection Design protects amplifiers by surge protecting the wire pathways that are driving outdoor speakers. Installing the TPD-AmpPro will reduce damage caused by surges that enter on these pathways and destroy amplifiers and receivers. TPD surge units should be installed as the wires leave the house assuring that the amplifier and wiring are protected inside the house.
For use on 2/4/6/8 ohm and 70V distributed audio systems
Multistage hybrid design
Primary: 7 Amp Fuse
Secondary: 100 Volt Max Varistor Array
Strength: 3000 amps per wire
Ten Year Unlimited Free Replacement
Response Time: < 1 nanosecond
Din rail or screw down mount indoors or in enclosure if exposed to weather
Count outdoor speaker pathways that can damage amplifiers. Each unit protects two channels but can be bridged to protect larger output amplifiers. Choose between the 250, 1000, and 4000 watt unit depending on ohm rating and wattage. The terminals on our unit will accept a maximum # 12 wire.
Why Protect Amplifiers from Lightning Riding in on Outdoor Speaker Wires?
Running speaker wire out to numerous outdoor speakers is like putting up a giant copper antenna and asking for nearby lightning to “hit me.” It does not take a direct strike to inject surge energy into the speaker wires. Lightning strikes as far as one quarter mile away generate enough EMP energy for the surge to travel through the air and inductively couple onto the speaker wire and travel into the home or other structure. And, once lightning finds itself inside the home it can easily destroy the amp and migrate to other equipment in the rack or home.
How It Works
What is lightning trying to do? It is trying to find the least resistive path to ground and its going through your electronic equipment to do it. As the lightning energy passes through the power supplies and circuit boards, the resistance converts the excess energy to heat, and heat is what degrades and destroys sensitive electronics. And it is not just expensive electronics that are susceptible to damage from lightning. Even the life of heavy-duty electrical devices like compressors, pumps, and motors can be severely shortened by electrical surges.
When you have an outdoor speaker system you have the potential for lightning to enter the home on speaker wires. Systems integrators can easily understand and explain that once this unwanted energy gets on the line, it is going to go directly through the amplifier on its way to the earth ground of your house unless it is diverted around the amplifier. An amplifier surge protector, such as the TPD AmpPro, intercepts the surge coming in on speaker wires and sends the energy to ground. That is why each amplifier protector needs a good connection to the AC ground that is feeding the amplifier.
TPD surge protection for outdoor speaker pathways is paramount for ensuring uninterrupted outdoor audio experiences in both residential retreats and commercial establishments. Surge protection plays a pivotal role in preserving audio integrity and ensuring uninterrupted sound quality for both homes and businesses.
Preserving Audio Integrity
Outdoor speakers are the conduits of audio enjoyment, delivering clear sound to enhance outdoor experiences. TPD surge protection safeguards against electrical damage, ensuring the integrity of outdoor audio. Whether it's in your home's backyard or a commercial outdoor venue, surge protection preserves the clarity and reliability of outdoor sound.
Protecting Valuable Equipment
Audio systems, including outdoor speakers, amplifiers, and sound processors, represent a significant investment. Surge-induced damage can lead to costly repairs or replacements of these components. TPD surge protection reduces the risk of electrical damage and extends the lifespan of your outdoor audio equipment in both residential and commercial settings.
Continuous Outdoor Sound Quality
In both residential and commercial environments, disruptions in outdoor sound quality can mar the ambiance and guest experiences. Residential users rely on outdoor audio for relaxation and entertainment, while businesses depend on it for creating memorable events and enhancing customer satisfaction. TPD outdoor speaker pathway surge protection ensures uninterrupted outdoor sound quality, fortifying audio experiences in both contexts.
Repairing or replacing outdoor audio equipment can strain budgets. TPD surge suppression filters acts as a financial barrier against electrical damage, mitigating the risk of unexpected repair expenses. Whether it's enhancing your home's outdoor audio setup or ensuring the success of commercial outdoor events, surge protection contributes to cost savings.
In commercial settings, outdoor sound systems are integral to various operations, including outdoor events, entertainment, and public announcements. Surge-induced failures can disrupt business activities, impacting customer satisfaction and revenue. Transient Protection Design outdoor speaker pathway surge protection plays a pivotal role in maintaining operational continuity, ensuring seamless outdoor sound experiences for both businesses and guests.
Outdoor audio systems often face exposure to harsh weather conditions and lightning. Surge-induced equipment failures can result in increased environmental waste. TPD surge protection helps maintain the resilience of outdoor audio equipment, aligning with sustainability goals and ensuring the reliability of outdoor sound systems.
TPD surge protection for outdoor speaker pathways is essential for preserving audio integrity, protecting valuable equipment, maintaining uninterrupted outdoor sound quality, achieving cost-efficiency, ensuring operational continuity, and promoting environmental resilience in both residential and commercial applications. It provides peace of mind, reliability, and amplified outdoor sound experiences for homeowners and businesses alike, ensuring that every outdoor note is crystal clear and free from disruptions.