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Bourns Releases New Design Kit and PortNote Solution Enabling Effective SLIC Protection under 4 kV 10/700 -micros Surge Conditions

August 20, 2014

ENP Newswire - 20 August 2014

Release date- 19082014 - Riverside, Calif-Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced a specific new 4 kV ITU-T Subscriber Line Interface Circuit (SLIC) Protection Design Kit and PortNote Solution.

The design kit, PN-DESIGNKIT-47, contains a Bourns high-surge programmable thyristor (TISP9110MDMR-S) along with ceramic PTC resettable fuses for effective protection of SLICs that must operate under 4 kV 10/700 -micros surge conditions. Each kit contains sufficient Bourns components to prototype five boards. Telecom applications that need overvoltage protection for this type of interface include wireless local loop, access and regenerated POTS equipment as well as VOIP applications.

'Bourns is providing this helpful combination protection design resource so that we can help our customers address the unique protection needs of SLIC chipsets,' said Achilles Chiotis, Communications Market Director at Bourns, Inc. 'With one of the industry's most comprehensive portfolios of circuit protection solutions, Bourns also stands ready with expertise and support to meet the most sensitive telecom and networking equipment standards and requirements.'

Pricing and Availability

The Bourns Model PN-DESIGNKIT-47 SLIC Design Kit is available now, and is priced at $16.80 each in 5 piece quantities. Customers can access Bourns PortNote Solutions on the company's website at For more information, please see the SLIC Protection PortNote Solution.

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, trimming and precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, CA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including telecommunications, automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Bourns products are manufactured according to ISO-9000 and ISO-14001 standards under Six Sigma quality programs. Bourns automotive products are manufactured in accordance with the TS16949 standard. Additional company and product information is available at the company's website at

Bourns and the Bourns logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used publicly only with the permission of Bourns and require proper acknowledgement. Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Agency Contact:

Annette Keller

Keller Communication

(949) 481-6218 Company Contact:

Mikelyn Bridges

Bourns, Inc.

(951) 781-5397

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Source: ENP Newswire

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