Installing an ELCI Prevents Electric Shock Drowning!

Installing an ELCI Prevents Electric Shock Drowning!

Anyone who’s come in contact with even a mild jolt of electricity knows the muscle spasms it can generate. Complete immersion after falling or unknowingly jumping into water that’s been electrified by a boat’s faulty wiring can trigger total body immobility and even stop a heart, tragically resulting in a drowning fatality. The cause is typically stray AC current exiting the boat and traveling back to its source on shore via the water instead of…

SmartPlug Debuts ELCI Sensors and Breakers

SmartPlug Debuts ELCI Sensors and Breakers

We’re excited to announce our new line of 30 and 50 Amp ELCI sensors and breakers. This new family of products provides (Equipment Leakage), Ground Fault sensing for the entire boat. The sensor operates in tandem with a calibrated breaker and meets the requirements of ABYC’s E-11 standard for ground fault protection and main shore power circuit protection. The complete package constantly monitors the current balance of the conductors (wires / cables) supplying the power…

SmartPlug Launches ELCI/Breaker Combination

SmartPlug Launches ELCI/Breaker Combination

SmartPlug Systems’ new Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter provides boat owners with another layer of electrical safety. It shuts down shore power if current leakage is detected. This eliminates potential problems such as dangerous electricity in the water and electrolysis. Ideal for OEMs and custom boatbuilders, the Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter is available in 30A and 50A, and match the company’s distinctive inlets. Operating in tandem, they meet ABYC E-11 standards 11.11 for ground fault protection…