Comba Telecom Adds 100AH Capacity CriticalPoint™ Battery Backup Unit
100AH CriticalPoint BBU offers bigger capacity to support larger devices to meet local public safety code requirements
(24 August 2020 – Milpitas, CA) – Comba Telecom, Inc., a global leading wireless solutions provider, today announced a 100AH Battery Backup Unit to provide backup power to any of their public safety Fiber DAS or BDAs, including their just announced 5W BDA in the event the power goes out during an emergency to keep first responders communications working.
The new CriticalPoint BBU provides (-48V) of uninterruptible DC power to public safety equipment for up to 24 hours @ 200W. For compliance with alarm notification requirements, the unit provides an AC fail, low battery and charger failure alarms as well as up to 4 external alarms from other public safety equipment. On the front panel of the BBU, there are a series of 8 LEDs to visually report alarm notifications, an audible alarm and dry contacts for each to output to the annunciator panel. The unit also supports outlets for Emergency Power Off (EPO) switch and is easily monitored locally through an RJ45 port and is UL 2524 standard certified for public safety 2-way emergency radio communications enhancement systems.
Finally, the 100AH BBU, utilizes 4 (four) LiFePO4 (Lithium iron phosphate) batteries. Lithium iron phosphate batteries are extremely stable and proven technology for decades. They are lighter in weight, last longer and offers better performance than typical lead acid batteries, making installation easier and needing less maintenance trips between battery replacements.
“Battery Backup is an essential component of the Emergency Radio Response Communications System (ERRCS) for public safety and adding a 100AH to support larger public safety devices rounds out Comba backup power solutions lineup,” says Steven Cheng, Comba Telecom’s Public Safety Product Manager.
Comba’s CriticalPoint Battery Backup Unit will be shipping November 1, 2020. For more information visit: https://combausa.com/en/products/public-safety-communications.
Comba Telecom, Inc.