Electronic House Magazine Names Tripp Lite\'s AV Digital UPS System Product of the Year

Tripp Lite's new A/V-optimized Digital UPS System, the HTRL15UPS, has been named a 2006 Product of the Year by Electronic House magazine.

Electronic House Magazine Names Tripp Lite's HTRL15UPS A/V Digital UPS System 2006 Product of the Year

Chicago, IL (August 15, 2006) -Tripp Lite's new A/V -optimized Digital UPS System, the HTRL15UPS, has been named a 2006 Product of the Year by Electronic House magazine. Along with other winning products, the HTRL15UPS is being featured in the magazine's September 2006 issue. A formal award presentation ceremony will take place on September 16, 2006, during CEDIA EXPO 2006 in Denver, Colorado.

This year's competition attracted hundreds of product submissions, according to Electronic House Editor -in -Chief Cindy Davis. "The editors of EH Publishing's four magazines dedicated to the electronic house all choose their favorite products," she explained. "It's a very democratic process, and although it's fun, selecting the winners is one of our most difficult jobs. Our decisions are based on reviews we ran during the year, product demos, and feedback from installers and end users of the products. Our criteria include technological innovation, features, performance and overall value."

Featuring rackmount and tower installation options, 1500VA power capacity, automatic voltage regulation, a large blue LCD status screen, up to 300 minutes of battery backup time (recording only), and protection for AC, phone/DSL/Ethernet and 2.2 GHz coaxial connections, the HTRL15UPS Digital UPS System was recognized as the most capable, cost -effective power protection solution available for a wide range of A/V applications.

"We're extremely pleased that Electronic House has honored the HTRL15UPS with this award," said Tripp Lite Executive Vice President Jim Folk. "Our commitment to the audio/video sales channel is exemplified by Tripp Lite's expanding line of limited -distribution, professional -grade products, designed to provide A/V professionals and consumers with the best, most cost -effective power solutions for all applications."

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About Electronic House Magazine
Electronic House, an EH Publishing, Inc. magazine, is the leading consumer publication focusing on all facets of the electronic home. Its authoritative articles cover home theater, multiroom entertainment, home control, wireless communications, energy management, home networking and high -speed wiring in an easy -to -read format designed to help consumers make informed buying decisions.

About Tripp Lite
Enhanced service and industry -exclusive products have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 80 years. Tripp Lite's innovations include the world's first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world's most trusted premium surge suppressor -the Isobar® -with more than 15 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready -to -ship inventory in the industry with more than 1,000 different products, including UPS systems, surge suppressors, inverters, KVM switches, cables and connectivity products, power strips and PDUs, notebook accessories, rack systems, network management accessories and more. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide. Additional information, including a list of Tripp Lite's sales offices and authorized reseller partners, can be found by visiting Tripp Lite's website: www.tripplite.com.

Media Information
Gloria Wong - Media / Public Relations Manager
773.869.1229 / fax 773.869.1935

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