PDU Reviews

Below are reviews / comparisons on:

 

Basic Power - Simple PDU

Basic Power With Local Monitoring

Ethernet Meter Series

Ethernet Meter Series Remote Monitoring

Ethernet Meter Series Web Configuration

RacSense® Series

RacSense® Series Remote Monitoring

RacSense® Control Series

RacSense® Control Management


Basic Power - Simple PDU

 

Basic Power

 

Advantages
•Distributed power where it is needed
•IEC connections to match data center requirements

 

Room for improvement
•No reporting or management features
•No local monitoring of current or power to aid in managing equipment loading

 

Basic Power With Local Monitoring

 

Basic Power & Local Monitoring

 

Advantages
•On-board metering helps ensure proper power levels
• …plus the features of Geist Basic Power PDUs

 

Ethernet Meter Series

 

Ethernet Meter Series

 

Advantages
•Local current monitoring via onboard display
•Remote current monitoring through HTML, XML, and SNMP
•Alarms are provided via SNMP traps
• …plus the features of Geist Basic Power PDUs

 

Ethernet Meter Series Remote Monitoring

 

Ethernet Series with Monitoring

 

 

Ethernet Meter Series Web Configuration

 

Web Configuration

 

 

RacSense® Series

*The RSD2X8 display, required for local monitoring and audible alarm, is included at no charge

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Advantages
•Remote and local threshold alarms
–Instant and convenient notification via email, SNMP traps and/or local audible alarm*
•Environmental Monitoring
–On-board
•temperature, humidity, airflow, sound, light
–RJ-12 ports
•temperature, humidity, airflow, dew point, other digital sensors
–I/O ports (or RJ-12 ports with CCAT adapters)
•water, smoke, city power, door position, 30VDC, -48VDC, millivolts (to 5V) , current (to 30A, 60A or 120A), other analogsensors
–Web-enabled cameras
–Data log history incorporated into graphs
• …plus the features of Geist Ethernet Meter PDUs

Capable of monitoring the environment and security of the data center


RacSense® Series Remote Monitoring

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RacSense® Control Series

*The RSD2X8 display is included at no charge

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Advantages
•Remote switching of individual receptacles
•Remote current monitoring
–Receptacle level current monitoring (RCU only)
–Circuit level current monitoring
•Supports user-selected POWER ON / POWER OFF delays
• …plus the features of Geist RacSense®PDUs

 

Receptacles can be turned on and off remotely and individually.


No need to travel to remote locations to reboot equipment or reset breakers.

 

 


RacSense® Control Management

 

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