SurgeX launches Squid power management device

Last week’s UK smart home show, EI Live! saw SurgeX unveil its news multi-functional Squid power management device which combines surge protection technology with remote analytics and management.

Packaged in a very compact form factor, the new solution features both AC and DC outlets with SurgeX’s patented Multi-Stage surge protection, power conditioning, power management, and analytical software.

Squid is easy to install and significantly optimises reliability and performance in home cinemas and whole house technology projects as a professional, intelligent and versatile power foundation.

The new device also offers SurgeX Axess ELITE complete power management capabilities such as sequencing, scheduling, auto-ping, IP control, and monitoring to help integrators reduce service calls through proactive management. Squid can deliver these numerous functions in compliance with several network security protocols including 802.1x authentication and active directory.

“Squid is a single solution for both AC and DC in the same chassis with the added benefits of front-end protection, filtration, and SurgeX patented Multi-Stage surge elimination technology,” said Justin Peyton, director of sales EMEA at SurgeX. “Visitors of EI Live! were able to appreciate just what a breakthrough Squid offers and how it can reduce installation hardware, time and cost, as well as cutting down on the need for service visits.”

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