Westell’s PS-BBU-01 Battery Back-up Unit is Newest Member of a
Portfolio of Solutions for Public Safety Communication
AURORA, Ill., April 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westell Technologies,
Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL), a leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure
solutions, announced today general availability of the newest member of a portfolio of inbuilding
wireless coverage solutions designed to meet all applicable NFPA requirements
for powering Public Safety RF Signal Boosters.
The PS-BBU-01 is a compact battery back-up unit used to provide up to 24 hours run-time
for public safety repeater solutions. Local and remote monitoring is provided to ensure
visibility to battery health. In addition to meeting NFPA standards, the unit can be used
with public safety signal boosters that meet future First Responder Network (FirstNet)
“Reliable back-up power for communication networks is never more critical than in public
safety applications,” said Mike Moran, Senior Vice President, In-Building Wireless at
Westell. “The PS-BBU-01 is a key element in ensuring that police, firefighters, and other
first responders can effectively communicate in emergency situations.”
The output PS-BBU-01 is NFPA compliant, UL approved, and provided in a NEMA 4 red
enclosure. The unit accepts 120/240 volt AC power input and delivers 120 volt AC output.
Batteries are customer sourced. The battery back-up unit is the newest member of a
portfolio of products for public safety communications that includes the PS71090 2-watt
Public Safety Signal Booster and the PS51080 half-watt Public Safety Signal Booster.
Westell plans on introducing additional products for public safety later in 2017.
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