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Burned interfaces after storm

Hi to all,

Now days i have huge problems with my routers, after the storms our routers interfaces were burned. They are connected to antennas via UTP cable.My qusiton is, is there any way to prevent this kind of problem.

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Re: Burned interfaces after storm

Could you advise the reason and usage to connect the UTP to antenna ? Normally, the equipment with propoer grouding to the earth should be fine for static but may not for storm...

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Re: Burned interfaces after storm

We connect to antenna via UTp becouse our provider use that kind of technology. As i have heard the couse of this is electrization of UTP cable but i am not sure about this, so i posted here to see if anybody have similar problems.

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Re: Burned interfaces after storm

IC, what I think the protection should be made on the antenna side and the provider should provide propoer protection to prevent this issue. I heard some power bar can connect the UTP cable to it just as surge protection, but never try it before.

APC info. below :

http://www.apc.com/products/family/index.cfm?id=172&tab=features#anchor1

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