> I am an Alarm Technician among other things or stuff.
** Your secret is safe with me....
> I was thinking about installing a simple MOV on the Transformer
> that feeds power to the Alarm Board. The industry standard is
> 16.5VAC 40VA plug in Transformer. 120 Volt Input.
> Can anyone point to a specific MOV that would serve as a good
> lightning or surge protection if placed across the output
> terminals of the transformer??
** NO - MOVs must go on the primary side to be any use.
> I have seen a NTE524V15 used by others but looking at the spec's
> it seems to be a bit much for the application.
> Any thoughts out there??
** That is a primary side device.
> Thanks for any insight.
** Better than nothing in my experience.