New Security Plus II Large Format UPS Line from SurgeX to Launch at CEDIA Expo

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection (SurgeX) just introduced its new Security Plus II Large Format Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) line, which will debut at CEDIA Expo in SurgeX booth #3643. The new UPS line is equipped with an isolation transformer and uses double-conversion technology to provide clean, continuous, and reliable power to AV systems, ensuring peak […]

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More Control Plugins Released by QSC for the Q-SYS

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QSC has announced the availability of the latest round of Q-SYS Control plugins, offering native control integration of some of today’s most popular meeting room endpoints with the Q-SYS Ecosystem. Now available through the Q-SYS Designer Asset Manager portal within Q-SYS Designer Software, these plugins offer configuration and management capabilities for the following devices. Viewsonic […]

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SurgeX Intros Defender Series Power Protection

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection (ESP) today announces the new SurgeX Defender Series line of power protection products. Designed specifically to safeguard everyday applications, the Defender Series provides cost-effective, comprehensive power protection and conditioning to increase up-time and ensure connected equipment functions properly. Even the smaller, cost-conscious applications deserve proper power protection as a fundamental element […]

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SurgeX Axess Elite System Now Compatible with Compass Control

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Compass Control module enables integration of Axess Elite in the Compass Control environment reducing the installation time for integrators. The module provides system users outlet-level control, monitoring and management of a system’s energy and power usage with additional temperature, voltage, and current draw measurements, while having access to a fully integrated control system with additional […]

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SurgeX Adds Power Solutions for Digital Signage for Chief

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Chief is now offering three new SurgeX solutions designed to safeguard digital displays. SurgeX FlatPak and MultiPak solutions are the premier power protection choice to safeguard digital displays and projectors from the dangers associated with electrical transients. Their multi-stage technology is superior to the single-stage MOV circuitry found in conventional surge protectors and is instrumental […]

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SurgeX Will Demo Surge Elimination Technology And Advanced Analytics Software at CEDIA 2016

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection will showcase recent advancements to its SurgeX UPS lineup, diagnostic, and analysis solutions, and demonstrate its patented Advanced Series Mode surge elimination technology at CEDIA Expo 2016 booth #1914. Integrators attending the show are invited to visit the booth for a demo of the surge elimination technology. Advanced Series Mode surge […]

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection Adds Predictive Maintenance Technology to ESP/SurgeX Brands

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SurgeX appears to be blowing away their competition with intelligent surge products. And, I don’t say this lightly as there are some big-brands and names in this business. But, AMTEK buying them was a major coup. AMETEK Electronic has added their intelligent diagnostics, and remote monitoring solution to almost the entire ESP/SurgeX line. Branded as […]

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection Hosts Electrical Protection Training at InfoComm 2016

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection’s SurgeX brand will host Electrical Protection of AV & IT Equipment (Session MT36), a training course for integrators, consultants, distributors and attendees interested in learning more about the fundamentals of electricity, power protection and SurgeX smart energy solutions. This informative training course will be held on Thursday, June 9th from 10:30 […]

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SurgeX is Sold

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AMETEK has announced that it has completed two acquisitions: Brookfield Engineering and ESP/SurgeX. “Brookfield Engineering and ESP/SurgeX are excellent acquisitions and strong additions to our Electronic Instruments Group. These businesses will allow us to expand our presence in laboratory instrumentation and power protection, two attractive growth platforms,” comments Frank S. Hermance, AMETEK Chairman and Chief […]

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ESP/SurgeX Intros Envision, New Monitoring and Analytics Tool for Integrators

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ESP/SurgeX’s new Envision is a power diagnostics system that measures and records power conditions and presents detailed data in live or date-stamped reports. As integrators and electricians diligently work together to complete a job, Envision provides energy data that can be used to accurately identify the source of common electrical issues the first time around, […]

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Milestone AV Partnering with SurgeX; Next Stop: Buyout

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Milestone AV Technologies and SurgeX have just announced a new partnership that they’ll roll out at InfoComm. We predict the next step will be a buyout. The two companies are developing a new line of power protected infrastructure solutions exclusive to the Chief brand. This initial offering combines SurgeX’s surge protection technology, power and filtering […]

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SurgeX Adds Axess Manager Platform For Remote Mobile Power Monitoring and Management

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ESP/SurgeX announced this month the Axess Manager Platform, a mobile power monitoring and management system that pairs with every IP enabled device on a network, including SurgeX Axess, Axess Elite and Axess Ready products, to create a smart and accessible energy management system available. SurgeX is also announcing shipping of its Axess Elite for international […]

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SurgeX Introduces Axess Elite with International Electrical Standards

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ESP/SurgeX will launch the Axess Elite web-enabled mains conditioning and energy management system for the 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 international electrical standards. Available in Q2 2015, the Axess Elite is one of the first IP-enabled smart energy solutions to carry these standards and it addresses a growing demand for connected power products […]

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A Review of SurgeX SEQ Power Bank and Envision PCS Remote Diagnostic Unit

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Serendipity strikes at opportune times. A couple of months back the eleven year old power conditioner connected to the system in my media room died. Shortly after I had blogged at rAVe about the troubleshooting exercise I treated it as, sharing with readers the apathy of the vendor’s help desk towards such an old product, […]

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Remote Power Management

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What matters most to all those expensive black boxes neatly connected and stitched up in the rack, connected via other expensive black boxes to displays throughout the project aren’t buzzwords like resolution or bit-rate but one single, simple thing: electricity. As even small (fewer than ten rooms or displays) systems depend on more sophisticated technology […]

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ESP/SurgeX Adds IP to Defender Series

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ESP/SurgeX has just announced the Remote Portal, a new module that brings IP connectivity to SurgeX Defender Series Surge+Diagnostic and MultiPak smart energy management systems as well as the ESP Envision Power Conditioning System (PCS). Adding remote IP connectivity to its diagnostic software allows ESP/SurgeX integrators to instantly view the history of power quality events, […]

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ESP/SurgeX Partners With Verdiem for Building Energy Management

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ESP/SurgeX today announced a partnership with Verdiem to address the plug load energy waste problem plaguing commercial buildings. This partnership combines Verdiem’s Surveyor software, that can reduce an organization’s energy and print-related operational costs by up to 30 percent, with ESP/SurgeX’s power protection and diagnostic technology, which has been proven to lower service costs. The […]

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ESP/SurgeX Acquires SurgeX International

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ESP/SurgeX, a manufacturer of power protection and intelligence solutions for AV, IT, digital signage and other markets, has announced the acquisition of SurgeX International, which had been operating as a separate entity since Electronic Systems Protection, Inc (ESP) acquired SurgeX North America in 2008. The move unifies all SurgeX operations under a single management team […]

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SurgeX Launches Defender Series Aimed at Digital Signage Market

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ESP/SurgeX’s new Defender Series MultiPak is a multi-stage surge protector and power conditioner specifically designed to safeguard digital signage arrays. Available in four (SX-DS-154) and six (SX-DS-156) outlet configurations, the MultiPak provides advanced protection against damaging surges, spikes, over/under voltage, EMI/RFI noise, wiring faults, and other power issues that can degrade video display performance. In […]

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SurgeX Announces Control4 Certified Products

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SurgeX has announced that the Axess SX-AX15, Axess Elite SX-AX15E and Axess Ready SA-82-AR are now Control4 Certified. The Axess line is an IP-addressable, surge eliminating, power conditioning and management system that allows monitoring and control of power distribution platforms via the Internet 24/7. Integrators can remotely customize, synthesize and monitor individual outlets and power […]

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SurgeX SEQ-1U: Smart, Slim Surge Eliminator and Power Conditioner

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Here at InfoComm, SurgeX’s is showing the 1U Sequencer (SEQ-1U), a single rack unit power management surge protection, conditioning and sequencing solution for AV, broadcast and computer equipment. The SEQ-1U offers advanced protection for any size AV or IT installation. Proprietary SurgeX technology in the SEQ-1U includes Advanced Series Mode surge elimination, a zero let-through […]

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SurgeX SEQ-1U: Smart, Slim Surge Eliminator and Power Conditioner

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InfoComm 2013 – Orlando, FL – June 12-14, 2013 – Booth 1033 – SurgeX, the leader in surge elimination and energy intelligence, announces the new 1U Sequencer (SEQ-1U), a single rack unit power management surge protection, conditioning, and sequencing solution for audio, video, broadcast and computer equipment. The SEQ-1U offers advanced protection for any size AV […]

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Control Concepts and SurgeX Partner to Deliver Intuitive Control

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SurgeX is shipping Crestron and AMX control system interface modules designed by Control Concepts. Smart energy management is playing an emergent role in homes and businesses, and the new automation modules will provide intelligent options for power management, measurement and reporting. The partnership makes it easier for integrators and end users to manage their power […]

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SurgeX Adds IP Integration to Surge Eliminators

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SurgeX has announced a new line of IP-enabled surge eliminators called Axess Ready. With Axess Ready, integrators now have a complete line of IP integrated surge eliminators, from stand-alone solutions up through the company’s NEMA panels. Axess Ready products are fully equipped with IP network connectivity, no additional hardware needed. Once connected, a web interface […]

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SurgeX Launches the Cervella Remote Monitoring and Diagnostic System

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SurgeX’s new Cervella is an IP-addressable, energy intelligent, power management solution designed to securely provide detailed system information and remote functionality. Cervella, when used in combination with SurgeX’s new Axess platform, delivers a comprehensive and fully integrated power protection, device management, control and reporting system. When installed on a network, Cervella aggregates outlet-level energy and power information collected from each connected Axess or Axess Elite device into a single […]

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SurgeX Launches the Cervella Remote Monitoring and Diagnostic System

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SurgeX’s new Cervella is an IP-addressable, energy intelligent, power management solution designed to securely provide detailed system information and remote functionality. Cervella, when used in combination with SurgeX’s new Axess platform, delivers a comprehensive and fully integrated power protection, device management, control and reporting system. When installed on a network, Cervella aggregates outlet-level energy and […]

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LynTec Partners With SurgeX

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LynTec, known for its controllable A/V/L circuit breaker panels, has integrated SurgeX protection to its panels as “sidecars” that provide individual surge protection on a per circuit basis. SurgeX protection can be provided on any or all of the circuits within the panel. Any circuit protected by SurgeX includes the full SurgeX connected warranty of […]

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SurgeX Launches Partnership with Chief Manufacturing

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At InfoComm 2010, SurgeX announced a strategic partnership with Chief Manufacturing that will pave the way for both SurgeX and Chief dealers to purchase a bundled solution combining Chief’s line of Raxxess racks protected with SurgeX technology. This will position both companies as formidable competition to Middle Atlantic’s domination in rack management in the ProAV […]

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SurgeX Adds XN120 to Their Eliminator Series

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SurgeX launched the compact XN120 last week – a 120-volt/80-amp hardwired as a subpanel at the service panel or the equipment room. It’s designed to provide failsafe protection required for multiple circuits. Engineered with professional grade Advanced Series Mode Surge Elimination Technology and Impedance Tolerant EMI/RFI noise filtering, SurgeX says the XN120 is the only […]

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SurgeX International Launches SXN1230

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SurgeX introduced its SXN1230 surge eliminator and AC power conditioner last month. Housed in a 12″x12″x4″ NEMA enclosure, meeting code for use in ceiling plenums, the industrial-grade SXN1230 provides guaranteed surge protection for dedicated power lines. Designed for international use in 230-volt systems with single-phase requirements, the SXN1230 uses proprietary SurgeX technologies such as Advanced […]

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