Schurter's 5707 Power Entry Module Provides Added Seal Protection


SANTA ROSA, Calif., January 25, 2010 – SCHURTER’s first of its kind power entry module, series 5707, now offers IP 54 protection at the power input, in addition to IP 65 protection to the equipment. The sealed module is ideal for use in medical equipment exposed to leaks, drips and spills, as well as equipment subject to routine washing.

The compact module combines an appliance inlet, fuseholder, and standard or medical EMC filter rated up to 8 A at 250 VAC. The original 5707 offers IP 65 seal protection at the panel opening, around the fuseholders, and between the inlet and connector pins. The module can also be fitted with an additional gasket in the inlet cavity for IP 54 protection between the inlet and the cord connector. An optional retaining device prevents the power cord from unintentional disconnection.

The 5707 is cURus and ENEC approved. The appliance inlet complies with IEC/EN 60320-1; Fuseholders are shock-safe according to IEC/EN 60127-6, PC2. The module offers pre-wired electrical connections, using 6.3x0.8 quick connect terminals. Variations include: Class I, C14, or Class II, C18 appliance inlet; 1- or 2- pole fuseholders; front or rear mount mounting; Class I capacitors for increased voltage withstand. Pricing starts at about $16.00 in 100 piece quantities. Delivery is stock to six weeks.

About Schurter Inc.
The Schurter Group, founded in Switzerland in 1933, is an internationally recognized manufacturer and supplier of electronic components for the high-tech industry. Schurter’s product innovation focuses in four strategic business areas including fuses, connectors, circuit breakers for equipment, and human to machine input systems. Schurter, Inc. Santa Rosa, California, is the exclusive North American sales and distribution office for the Schurter Group. Information about Schurter can be found at:


• Ratings IEC: 1-8A@ Ta 40 °C / 250 VAC; 50 Hz • Ratings UL/CSA : 1-8 A @ Ta 40 °C / 125 VAC; 60 Hz • Allowable Operation Temp : -25 °C to 85 °C • Climatic Category: 25/085/21 acc. to IEC 60068-1 • Terminal: Quick connect terminals 6.3 x 0.8 mm • Material:Housing: black metallic, UL 94V-0 • MTBF: > 2'800'000 h acc. To MIL-HB-217 F
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