Johnson Electric Launches Disconnect Relay for Pre-Paid Electric Meters – High Reliability and Long Life for European Residential Pre-Paid Market

Hong Kong, 12 March, 2013 – Johnson Electric today announced a new disconnect relay product, designed for the residential pre-paid smart meter market.  Launched under the Ledex brand, this relay provides very low contact resistance with accurate and reliable switching.  The Ledex-EM 100 is a 100 amp latching relay that is designed specifically for the disconnect and connect functions in prepaid electric smart meters.  The Ledex-EM 100 is EN 62055 UC3 compliant and is manufactured with UL-94-VO rated materials. This Ledex relay incorporates an innovative switch blade actuator for long life and low resistance operation.

“The Ledex-EM 100 expands our disconnect relay product line for an important and growing smart meter market,” said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric’s senior vice president of Strategic Marketing.  “Technology leadership is reflected in switching reliability and tamper resistance”, he added.

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