159 Series - TELECLIP® Fuse Clip for the 461 Series TeleLink® Fuse

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The 159 Series product is a metal fuse clip with preinstalled Littelfuse 461 Series TeleLink® fuse. This fuse and clip combination can be automatically installed in PC Boards in one efficient manufacturing operation. It permits quick and easy fuse replacement without exposing the PC Board and other components to risks of rework solder heat as required with direct surface mount fuses. It meets UL 60950 power cross requirements and is designed to allow compliance with Telcordia GR-1089- CORE and TIA-968-A Surge Specifications. The product provides coordinated protection with Littelfuse SIDACtor® protection thyristors without series resistors.


  • Offer low profile easily-replaceable fuse alternative compatible with automated PCB surface mount equipment
  • Come supplied with surge resistant Littelfuse 461 series TeleLink® SloBlo® fuse
  • Fuse designed to allow compliance with Telcordia GR-1089-CORE and TIA- 968-A (formerly FCC Part 68) Surge Specifications
  • Provide coordinated protection with Littelfuse SIDACtor® protection thyristor devices and GDTs, without series resistors
  • RoHS compliant and Halogen Free
  • Clip fully compatible with RoHS/lead-free solder alloys and higher temperature profiles associated with lead-free assembly
  • Available in ratings of 0.5-2.0 Amperes
  • Telecom equipment (POTS) applications such as modems, answering machines, telephones, fax machines, and security systems
  • Network equipment, such as:
    - SLIC interface portion of Fiber to the Curb (FTTC) and Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)
    - Non-Fiber SLIC interface for Central Office (CO) locations and Remote Terminals (RT)
    - xDSL applications such as ADSL, ADSL2+, VDSL, and VDSL2+
    - Ethernet 10/100/1000BaseT
    - ISDN “U” interface
    - Baystation T1/E1/J1, T3 (DS3) trunk cards

Access specifications, certifications, check availability and order parts below

Catalog #Amps (A)IndicatingInterupt Amperage (A) - 1Interupt Voltage Type AC/DC) - 1Interupt Voltage (V) -1Current Rating (Max)Opening TimeI2tPartner ECAD ModelsStockSamplesCompare
0159.5000.5No60AC6000.5Slo-Blo/Time Lag (T)/Time Delay0.840159.500CheckOrder
0159002.2No60AC6002Slo-Blo/Time Lag (T)/Time Delay17.50159002.CheckOrder
01591.251.25No60AC6001.25Slo-Blo/Time Lag (T)/Time Delay16.501591.25CheckOrder
Catalog # Certificates
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Part # Part Description RoHS Pb-free RoHS (2015/ 863/EU) Certificate REACH (SVHC’s) Declaration Halogen Free REACH (SVHC’s) IPC-Material Declaration
0159.500MR SMF TELELINK FUSE CLIP RoHS 260C .500A RoHS No 01/01/2008 PbFree No CoC_RoHS9_0159.500MR REACH197_Declaration_with_Pb_0159.500MR No
0159002.MR SMF TELELINK FUSE CLIP RoHS 260C 2A RoHS No 01/01/2008 PbFree No CoC_RoHS9_0159002.MR REACH197_Declaration_with_Pb_0159002.MR No
01591.25MR SMF TELELINK FUSE CLIP RoHS 260C 1.25A RoHS No 01/01/2008 PbFree No CoC_RoHS9_01591.25MR REACH211_Declaration_Contain-_01591.25MR Yes
Contains IPC_01591.25MR
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