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The three phase Sentry CS-12HD/HY products provide twelve IEC 60320 C19 outlets for high density applications found in data center cabinets. Smart Cabinet Distribution Units (CDU) provide reliable 3-phase power distribution combined with local and remote power monitoring and environmental monitoring via IP.
This Sentry PIPS CDU combines all of the features of a Smart CDU with the ability to provide power monitoring per inlet/infeed. Power information per infeed includes current, voltage, power, apparent power, crest factor, reactance, power factor and accumulated energy. This information replaces branch circuit monitoring devices typically installed in the power distribution panel or remote power panel (RPP) with higher accuracy and lower cost monitoring of each circuit attached to the CDU.
Combine the Sentry PIPS Smart Cabinet PDU with the Sentry Power Manager (SPM) software tool to gain power usage information across multiple Cabinet PDU's individual IP address.
This Smart cabinet PDU delivers reliable power distribution, local power monitoring via LEDs, power monitoring via IP and environmental (temperature & humidity) monitoring via IP.
The Sentry Cabinet Power Distribution Unit (CDU) is an intelligent PDU with local LED input current monitoring, allowing network engineers to utilize the Cabinet PDUs True RMS Power Monitor to precisely measure the current (in amps) that network devices are drawing on the power circuit. As new equipment units are added to the power drop, immediately observe its impact on the cumulative current draw. This allows the engineer to safely load each circuit to its maximum allowable load capacity without the danger of overloading the power circuit.
The PDU meets new UL 60950-1 Branch Circuit Protection requirements. Each branch circuit utilizes circuit breakers (UL-489 rated circuit breakers) as an Overcurrent Protection Device (OCPD).
Remote Power Monitoring
Monitor input power via IP or serial interface.
HTTP/HTTPs Web Configuration & Control
Use the Sentry Web interface to configure each unit's network settings. SNMP traps for environmental & power thresholds and firmware updates. Also use the Web interface to monitor key values, including amperage load(s), temperature/humidity and other environmental conditions. SSL security provides a secure HTTPs connection.
SNMP Management & Event Notification
The Sentry family of products supports the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). This allows network management systems to use SNMP requests to retrieve information such as input power, temperature and humidity. The Sentry includes an SNMP v1 agent supporting standard MIB I and MIB II objects. A private enterprise MIB extension (Sentry3 MIB) is also supported to provide remote power control. SNMP traps can be generated for various events, including Input Current Load Thresholds (min & max), Temperature Thresholds (min & max), Humidity Thresholds (min & max), water indication, and closed contacts (cabinet doors open/close).
Add a Second Tower
Connect an Expansion Cabinet PDU to this Smart Cabinet PDU to control two power input circuits and monitor power in the Data Center cabinet (individual or groups) under 1 IP address - our exclusive strategy for managing dual power-supply servers.
Secure Access - SSH or SSL Protection
Secure Shell (SSH), known as Secure Socket Shell, is a Unix-based command interface and protocol for securely getting access to a remote device. Sentry supports SSHv2. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a commonly-used protocol for managing the security of a message transmission on the Internet. SSL is an integral part of most Web browsers (clients) and Web servers. Sentry supports SSLv3/TLSv1.
Integrated Temp/Humidity Probe Support
Two (2) RJ-style connectors located on the face panel of the PDU's enclosure provide support for two (2) Integrated Temperature & Humidity Probes with ten-foot (10') cables provide real-time measurements in the data center cabinet.
Firmware Flash Upgradable
Access new firmware updates via FTP for new firmware features and code releases. An update to the firmware does not affect the status of the power outlets.
The sentry family of products supports Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Version 3 including LDAPS (LDAP over TSL/SSL). This support enable authentication with LDAP servers; user accounts do not need to be individually created locally on each Sentry device.
This allows administrators to pre-define and configure (in each Sentry product, and in the LDAP server) a set of necessary LDAP groups, and access rights for each. User's access rights can then be assigned or revoked simply by making the user a member of one or more pre-defined Sentry LDAP groups. User account can be added, deleted, or changed in the LDAP server without any changes on individual Sentry products.
Sentry LDAP support has been tested in the following environments:
- Microsoft Active Directory (MSAD)
- Novell eDirectory (eDir)
- Open LDAP
Serial control via any device with a bi-directional serial port, including a PC, laptop, KVM switch, Console Port Access switch, or terminal server.
Sentry Cabinet PDU Specifications Item # Available Input
Rated Amperage Available Input Cord** Outlets Dimensions
(L x W x D)
CS-12HD/HY - 3Ph 50/60A 12xC19 CS-12HDX444A3
240V 3-Phase Delta, 50/60 Hz 60A IEC Blue 9hr 3P+G Plug, 10'(3m) Cord (12) IEC 60320/C19 3.50"x17.00"x10.00"
240V 3-Phase Delta, 50/60 Hz 50A
CS8365C Plug, 10'(3m) Cord
(12) IEC 60320/C19 3.50"x17.00"x10.00"
208V 3-Phase Wye, 50/60 Hz 60A IEC Blue 9hr 3P+N+G Plug, 10'(3m) Cord (12) IEC 60320/C19 3.50"x17.00"x10.00"
*CL refers to the Expansion Module
**Click here to view additional information on Power Cords and Cables
Additional Ordering Information
Part Number Input Output Model Rating, North America Input Type Output Rating North America Outlet: North America Outlet Type Branch Circuit: North America Phase: North America CS-12HDX444A3 CL-12HDX444A3 240V 3W+PE, 50/60Hz; 48A IEC 60309 240V, 50/60Hz; <= 83.1A 12xC19 <= 16A each IEC 60320 C19 XY1, XY2, YZ1, YZ2, ZX1, ZX2 <= 20A XY, YZ, XZ <= 27.7A CS-12HDV444A3 CL-12HDV444A3 240V 3W+PE, 50/60Hz; 40A CS8365C 240V, 50/60Hz; <= 69.3A 12xC19 <= 16A each IEC 60320 C19 XY1, XY2, YZ1, YZ2, ZX1, ZX2 <= 20A XY, YZ, XZ <= 23.1A CS-12HYY444A3 CL-12HYY444A3 120/208V 3W+N+PE, 50/60Hz; 48A IEC 60309 208V, 50/60Hz; <= 83.1A 12xC19 <= 16A each IEC 60320 C19 XY1, XY2, YZ1, YZ2, ZX1, ZX2 <= 20A XY, YZ, XZ <= 27.7A
Additional Features and Specifications
> cTUVus - UL 60950-1-2003
> CAN/CSA 22.2 No. 60950-1:2003
> FCC Class A, Part 15
> EMC-EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024
> 10/100 BaseT Ethernet
> RS-232 (Serial)
Branch Circuit Protection
> Compliant to UL 60905-1
> EMTH-1-1 Temperature & Humidity Probe, 10 ft (3 m)
> EMCU-1-1B allows up to (2) additional temperature & humidity probes, (1) water sensor, (4) dry contact closures, (1) analog-to-digital contact sensor. Includes (1) temperature/humidity probe with unit.
> Sentry Power Manager (SPM)