Fiber Optic Phone line Isolator…Optelator

Fiber Optic Phone Line Isolator

E-mail sent to me early this morning (10/22/2018) Also see conclusion at the end.

Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: Telephone lines blowing up my FACP
Hey John,

This is Pat S)(%&H. I’m DoD now in N)&^%$.

I have disguised the name of the tech and the DOD enduser for two reasons. The first reason is quite obvious, Security reasons, and the second reason to protect her identity from bureaucrats.
I have a problem with a fire alarm panel. Actually I believe it’s the phone lines that are the issue.

There is a fire station in C())*^%$#@ that connects via phone lines to a communicator in N*&^%$#. It seems like every time we connect the phone lines, our panel gets “ spiked” some how and damages the cpu.

We are using a Fire lite MS-9200UD & it’s communicating with a DMP, in N*&^%.

We have put suppressors (not your’s) (“not a wonder”, said I- Pat did not say that) on the phone lines but, it keeps blowing up the panel.

Are you in the government system for purchasing your products & any insight on what could be the issue?

I would prefer to use your stuff but, don’t know if we can buy from you.

Thanks John,

Pat S*&^%$#

Government Location

(My Answer)
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: Telephone lines blowing up my FACP

Yes I am in the Government system under Stormin Protection Products Inc.

It is about time you contacted me Pat,,,,,,been way too long since you left civilian work.

You can try the DLTTOS200V, ($87.44 ea.) but I think there is something else going on based on what you said.

What I think you said is this….”every time you hook up the phone line there seems to be a spike in voltage and blows out the system”. That is what I think you said. There is live power on the line and when you make a contact on one end…it is OK, but when you complete the circuit with a grounding differential….you burn up the phone line. Your passing a lot of current through there.

You know me Pat…….what I say usually is the truth.

You need a dialectic isolation solution. It is also approved by DOD as well and I am in the system.

You still need two DLTTOS200V….one will be a replacement unit or for the second line.

You also need one or two of these if you have two phone lines…Optelator ($483.69 ea. x 2 if you have two lines).

They are the fiber optic isolators called dielectrics for phone lines and yes they cost a bit, but your problems will go away. I have sold them before for fire alarms.

Also you need a 1000VA UPS @ $180.00 each and I have one of those as well, you will need battery backup as you know….for at least two hours so that is why you need the UPS…to keep the Optelator working. $180.00 each, and if you ordered two Optelators you will need one UPS for the two phone lines.

From now on, there should be no excuses as to why I have not heard from you in such a long time, and also yes I do sell through the government….mostly for NSA reasons. Also your (our Government) years ago, has bought 480 three phase and 208 three phase surge suppression from me for your location.

John E. Pecore, President, Power Quality Engineer in the Life Safety Industry

Stormin Protection Products Inc.


243 21st Ave. N.,St. Petersburg, FL. 33704

888-471-1038 toll free 727-823-6100 Phone 727-823-6044 fax

Your Power Quality Expert and Trouble shooter.

Web Page

Catalog covers everything including CCTV, Fire, Gate Access protection.

Pat’s Repsonse
I know! I’m sorry John! It’s at time like these that I call on the best!


Pat S$%#^&

Government location

(This is for the benefit of other techs out there…… Pat has spun some wheels here, and spent a lot of time and money trying to trouble shoot a fire alarm issues dealing with power or lightning. In her case we are dealing with unwanted power.) In the civilian world, this could drive you into the poor house especially since your only resource is ADI….but not any more. I know the name brand that Pat has been using, and yes it will never work to solve the problem. This problem as more to do with continued on going current and power, not surges. So the advice I have given Pat here, is extremely sound and right– spot on. I don’t care who you might want to talk to on this matter, no matter what they might recommend…this recommendation is spot on. The sad part is, we are at the end of life for land lines…..but I must say this….I have most likely saved Pat’s job and the Government a lot of money. The Government will always use land lines……I think it is for security reasons, but in many of the DOD requirements they do ask for Dielectrics.)

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