About the Intermatic IG1240RC3 Surge Protector, 120/240V Hardwired Whole HouseIntermatic IG1240RC3 Surge Protector, 120/240V Whole House Hardwired may be used for type one and type two applications such as outdoor installations before serivce enterances and utility meter cabinets. Designed for 120/240 VAC single (split) phase. Installs using a 15A or 20A 2pole breaker. Two singlepole breakers may be used. NEMA 3 rated enclosure for indoor or outdoor installation.The Intermatic IG1240RC3 Surge Protector, 120/240V Whole House Hardwired features six modes of protection and is recommended for residential and light commercial applications (AC power, telephone, and/or cable). It is intended for installation on 120/240 volt AC panels. The Intermatic IG1240RC3 Surge Protector incorporates the newest developments in MOV technology and provides individual component thermal protection and monitoring. The failure of a single component will turn the LED indicator OFF and turn the alarm indicator ON.
From the Manufacturer
The need for surge protection products has increased dramatically and is expected to grow in the years ahead. Today's businesses rely on computers and computer systems to support transaction activities essential to the success of the business. If the computer is down, most activities stop and the business comes to a grinding halt. Power irregularities such as surges and spikes create performance problems for the systems handling essential transactions and sensitive information. Intermatic offers solutions to satisfy your protection requirements. The IG1240RC3 Type 2 Surge Protection Device provides greater capacity to handle surge energy (based on their close location to the service ground) compared to standard plug-in strips. Designed for 120/240 volt single or (split-phase) panels, the IG1240RC3 features one Green LED indicator for surge protection status on AC and 4 30" 12-gauge leads. Designed to meet ANSI/UL1449 3rd Edition requirements. Applications include