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4-fold switching PDU with current and energy measurement

Department: Network/Energy Management, IT Security, Managed Services, AV technology
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Köln, 04.03.2016

GUDE introduces 4-fold switching power distribution unit with current and energy measurement

GUDE expands its portfolio of network components with a high-performance PDU series that, thanks to its compact desktop design, can be used in a variety of IT environments, especially in 19-inch cabinets. In addition to monitoring and switching up to four connected loads, the devices feature extensive measurement functionality and two energy meters. The IP power strips are equipped with easy-to-read LED displays and offer the possibility to monitor temperature and relative humidity of the environment thanks to sensor connection. Furthermore, in addition to local access to the device functions, remote control via web interface or mobile device app is possible. The Expert Power Control 1202 is available in three variants, each with socket types for Germany, Switzerland and IEC C13.


The Expert Power Control 1202 has four load outputs on the front panel. These power ports can be switched individually either by pushbutton on the device, via HTTPS, SNMP or App. By means of programmable switch-on and switch-off sequences, time-delayed switching processes can be executed.

Thanks to precise measurement electronics, typical parameters such as current, voltage, phase angle, power factor, frequency, active, apparent and reactive power can be recorded for reliable consumption measurement and demand analysis. In addition, two integrated counters allow energy measurement on the input side.

A sensor port on the Expert Power Control 1202 allows monitoring of ambient temperature and humidity using plug-and-play capable sensors. In addition to energy measurement, real-time monitoring and premature overload and threshold alarms help prevent system critical conditions and downtime.

At a glance
  • 4 switchable load outputs
  • Remote monitoring and switching of connected loads (remote start, programmable on/off sequences, automatic on-delay to limit inrush currents)
  • Input-side measurement of current, voltage, phase angle, power factor, frequency, active, apparent and reactive power
  • Input-side energy measurement
  • Easy-to-read LED display for indication of total current, IP address, sensor values and error messages
  • 4-channel watchdog, each power port can be assigned its own watchdog (ICMP/TCP)
  • Connection for optional sensors for environmental monitoring (temperature and humidity)
  • Integrated overvoltage protection prevents damage to the device and connected loads (L-N 10 kA), status can be retrieved via network
  • Location-independent remote access via web interface and free app (Android, iOS)
  • IPv6-ready
  • HTTP/HTTPS, e-mail (SSL, STARTTLS), DHCP, syslog
  • SNMPv1, v2c, v3 (Get/Traps)
  • TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2
  • Access protection through IP access control
  • Secure login via SSL
  • Controllable via iOS and Android app Gude Control
  • Low power consumption, max. 5 W
  • Developed and produced in Germany
  • 4 load outputs (protective contact socket type F, J, IEC C13 max. 10 A or 16 A)
  • 1 mains connection (protective contact plug type F, J, max. 10 A or 16 A)
  • 1 network connection (RJ45)
  • 1 connection for optional sensors (Mini-DIN)


Application areas Small offices (SOHO), Corporate networks, media racks and furniture
Mounting Mounting server/switch cabinet (19-inch rack, 2 RU)
Dimensions Sheet steel housing: Dimensions LxHxD: 69 x 6 x 7 cm (length including rotatable mounting brackets)
Availability Immediately through the manufacturer and distribution partners
Available accessories External sensors: Temperature sensor, hybrid sensor (temperature/rel. humidity)

About GUDE

GUDE has been a manufacturer of innovative AV and IT equipment for over 30 years. The family-owned company’s quality products enable the optimization and expansion of infrastructures such as those found in network, server and media cabinets. The product portfolio of the Cologne-based company includes power distribution units (PDU), LAN sensors and time servers. The solutions are developed and manufactured in Germany to meet customers’ quality requirements for reliable AV and IT infrastructure. The company’s mission: to delight customers and save time integrating products for AV and IT professionals.