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CANFORD MDU20 AC MAINS POWER DISTRIBUTION UNIT - 12x IEC outlet - 3m fixed lead inlet, current metering

This range of twelve-way, IEC outlet, AC mains power distribution panels with a 20 amp, unterminated, orange, fixed-lead inlet is housed in a compact 1U rackmount case. All versions have on the front panel a current meter plus fuse and bi-colour LED indication of power status for each of the output channels. Switch option models have an illuminated power rocker switch. Inlet and outlets are on the rear panel.

The fuses on the front panel have adjacent bi-colour LEDs. Green illuminated indicates that the circuit is powered correctly. Red illuminated indicates that the fuse has failed. The rear panel has a 20 amp, unterminated, orange, fixed-lead inlet and twelve 10 amp IEC outlets. Units are available with an illuminated front panel power switch, or unswitched.

All outputs are numbered front and rear for easy identification and a designation- strip holder with snap-on cover is fitted on the front panel. The paper strips supplied may be inserted before or after installation; 7.5mm of printable height is available. Autocad templates for printing designation strips are available for download from the Tech Zone at www.canford.co.uk or by contacting Technical Support. Spare designation-strip inserts (not suitable for printers) 45-3082 and spare clear covers 45-3092 are available.

All types are available with Dawn Grey or Black front panels, and optionally with either red or green illuminated switch.

These units can be supplied with inlet cable terminated with 16 amp plugs, to special order.

NOTE: Switched versions - maximum total load: 16 amps. Un-switched versions - maximum total load: 20 amps.

Lacing Bars

As IEC cable plugs vary enormously in size and design it is not possible to define a 'universal' connector wire retaining clip. To overcome the challenge of securing all IEC connector types both re-wireable and moulded, a single lacing-bar is fitted as standard. The stainless rods may be fitted in a variety of positions to take account of cable connector size. An additional rod may be ordered separately and fitted, which is particularly suitable where connectors of different heights are inserted or where excess cable must be doubled back. An example would be when 'double ended', fixed length, moulded AC mains cords, such as the IEC-Lock types, are used.

Mating connectors are NOT included and should be ordered separately as required.

Required accessories:
Output connectors: Bulgin, stock code 42-153 or Schurter, stock code 42-054.
Moulded mains leads: A large range are offered, see AC Mains Power Leads.
Locking, moulded, mains leads: Patented, locking IEC leads, see AC Mains Power Leads - IEC-Lock.
Optional accessories: Switch guard plates, see below. Additional lacing bar kit.

Technical Specification:
Voltage: 198-254V AC
Maximum outlet load: 10A per outlet
Maximum total load: Switched 16A, un-switched 20A.
Outlet fuses: 10A (T) HBC ceramic, to BS EN 60127
Maximum in-rush current: 100A (MDU-S versions)
Dimensions and weight:
Depth excluding Depth including Weight
lacing-bar lacing-bar (maximum)
Standard 130mm 230mm 1.7kg

All types are 1U, 19-inch rack mounting, 44 x 483 (h x w) mm.

Switch Guard Plates

A switch guard-plate may be fitted at the time of installation or retrospectively to Canford MDUs to avoid units being accidentally switched off (or on). The central cut-out gives finger access and a clear view of the illuminated switch. Note: Different types of MDU require switch guards of different sizes, see information in descriptions.

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