6-fold switched and metered PDU (all-pole)

Expert Power Control 8101-2 for more operational security and energy efficiency in 19-inch installations
  • Fewer and shorter failures of IT and AV installations
  • Increased safety for users due to all-pole switching operation, i.e. both phase and neutral (L+N) are switched
  • Detect AV and IT problems at an early stage: Proactive power and environment monitoring
  • Increased energy efficiency (Green IT and AV): Reduction of electricity costs and CO2 emissions
  • Integrate anywhere: Quickly and easily integrate anywhere with API interface: REST API, https, SNMP, Telnet and MQTT
  • Fix AV and IT problems quickly and effectively: Reboot remotely, directly on the device or with an automatic restart thanks to integrated Watchdog
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Key Features
  • Event and schedule controlled switching
  • Two-pole switching (L+N) of the power ports
  • Precise current metering of up to 9 units and residual current
  • 2 connectors for plug-and-play sensors
  • Fast and easy installation
  • NTP function can be activated
  • Integrated overvoltage protection type 3
Switching function
  • Each power port can be switched via HTTP/S, Telnet, SSH, SNMP or command line interface, as well as via serial interface
  • Programmable on/off sequences for remote reboots (Remote Reboot)
  • Power ports can be switched when preset sensor thresholds are exceeded
  • Self-healing function thanks to 6-channel watchdog: The power ports can be assigned its own Watchdog (ICMP/TCP), which initiates an automatic restart if necessary
  • Switching state and switch-on delay up to 9999 seconds (166 minutes) individually adjustable for each output port after power failure
  • Current peaks due to increased inrush currents are automatically prevented by sequential switch-on with a latency of 1 second


Metering function
  • Power consumption metering (kwH) with 2 energy counters: one counter counts consistently, the other counter is resettable
  • Metering of current (A), voltage (V), phase angle, power factor, frequency (Hz), active power (W), apparent power (VA) and reactive power (VAr)
  • Metering of differntial current type A (mA)
  • 2 connectors for combined plug-and-play sensors (temperature, humidity and air pressure)
  • Protection for users thanks to all-pole disconnection of connected loads
  • Integrated type 3 overvoltage protection prevents damage to the device and connected loads (L-N, L/N-PE), status retrievable via network
  • Long-life High-Inrush Relays prevent welding of relay contacts during inrush current peaks
  • Generation of status messages (e-mail, syslog and SNMP traps)
  • Encrypted e-mails (SSL, STARTTLS)
  • Access protection by IP access control
  • Encrypted communication through SSH
  • Secure Login via SSL
  • Beeper for audible alarm when sensor limits are exceeded/deceeded
  • IEC-lock connectors prevent accidental disconnection of cables by a patented locking mechanism
  • Easy-to-read LED display for displaying total current, IP address and sensor values
  • Firmware update via Ethernet during operation (no restart required)
  • Simple and flexible configuration via web browser, Windows or Linux program
  • Dynamic assignment of an IP address via DHCP or manual assignment of static IP address
  • Convenient control on the go via free GUDE Control+ app (Android and iOS)

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The Expert Power Control 8101-2 is a network-ready power distribution unit with 6 power ports. The connected loads can be switched on or off as required and the total power consumption per power port can be monitored, making the PDU a must-have in AV and IT installations, as well as small data centers.

The 6 power ports can be switched all-pole, i.e. both phase and neutral (L+N). Especially in case of upcoming maintenance work during operation, users are protected by disconnecting all active conductor. The power ports can be switched seperately via web interface, serial interface, SNMP or the button on the device. SNMPv3, SSL, IPv6, Telnet, Radius and Modbus TCP are supported. The switched PDU has two integrated energy meters. The metering of a variety of electrical variables enables the user to identify and exploit power-saving potential in the IT environment. In addition, the user receives warning messages when fault currents occur (residual current measurement type A). This enables preventive maintenance measures to be taken even before downtimes occur.

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