Tripp Lite's UPS for A/V Solutions is a 2009 InfoComm/SCN Award Finalist

AV550SC Backup Power Block Nominated for Seventh Award

Chicago, IL (June 11, 2009) -Tripp Lite is proud to announce that its AV550SC Backup Power Block has been chosen as a finalist for the 2009 InfoComm/SCN Award in the Most Innovative Power Conditioner or Surge Protection Product" category.

Since its introduction, the innovative Backup Power Block has been honored with six industry awards. Designed with the professional installer/integrator in mind, the AV550SC provides battery backup, surge suppression and EMI/RFI line noise filtering for audio/video distribution systems that require a router and modem for IP access control and digital content.

Key Features and Benefits:
- 60 -second delay -on AC outlet delays router start -up for proper system rebooting after a blackout or system freeze -up
- Auto recycle/reset capability eliminates costly service calls
- 12V DC outputs reduce the number of bulky transformers, providing for a cleaner install
- Easy installation with no special tools or hardware required

The InfoComm/SCN Awards will be presented during InfoComm 09, the largest and most comprehensive A/V event in the world. Over 30,000 A/V professionals from more than 80 countries are expected to attend this year's show in Orlando, Florida on June 17 -19.

"Tripp Lite was the first in the industry with a power protection solution specifically designed for the unique environment of today's streaming digital content and structured wiring installations," said Tripp Lite Executive Vice President Jim Folk. "The AV550SC Backup Power Block has proved extremely popular with professional integrators, a fact recognized by six industry awards. We're extremely pleased that the AV550SC has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious InfoComm/SCN Award."

The AV550SC Backup Power Block and other solutions for A/V applications will be on display at Tripp Lite's Booth #4678.

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About Tripp Lite
Outstanding product reliability and exceptional service have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 85 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 16 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, rack systems, PDUs, PowerAlert software for enterprise -level system management and control, surge suppressors, KVM switches, cables and connectivity products, inverters, power strips, notebook 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:

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