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Economy price, Canford quality

Canford design and manufacture over 240 different Mains Distribution Units (MDUs) in the UK.

Our wide range of 1U rackmount MDUs are intended for broadcast and pro AV applications where system reliability is paramount.

The Canford MDU range includes four input options, loop-through outlets, switched for unswitched, with a choice of red or green illuminated rocker switch or power present LED and Economy versions. Use our Mains Distribution Selection Tool to find MDUs that meet your requirements.

New improved pricing: We are pleased to announce new improved pricing of our Economy MDUs which offer reliable mains power distribution while maintaining the exceptionally high quality components and workmanship associated with all of Canford's UK manufactured products:

Canford Economy MDU features:

  • 10 amp IEC or 20 amp Powercon inlet
  • Switched or unswitched
  • Direct, un-switched loop-through power outlet
  • 15x individually fused IEC outlets
  • Low profile 1U steel case
  • Manufactured by Canford in the UK
  • Real-time stock levels and next day delivery


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