Distinctive compact design
Moulded decorative socket frames
Flexible configuration & mounting options
BS5733, UL962A certified & CE marked*
PANDA reinvents our successful polarICE concept of snap on decorative end-caps and sockets frames with a distinctive and more compact design thus combining the functionality and style to suit the most demanding project requirements.
PANDA is available as standard with white frames and black end caps and sockets for the high contrast “Panda” look, white frames and end caps with grey sockets for the classic polarICE look, or last but not least striking all black.
For a more fun and distinctive option then why not order PANDA-8 with a one piece aluminium frame in one of our 8 special paint colours with optional white sockets (UK BS1363 & TUF only). Specific RAL colours are available.
For the premium European look then specify PANDA with a natural anodised extruded aluminium front plate, with black sockets and end caps.
PANDA apertures may be configured with the following AC power options from the OE 42mm modular range or our class leading OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger and most types/makes of Data/AV.
Power: UK, European and International power socket options, and/or OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger
Data : Cat5e, Cat6, or Cat6a data connection options, with colour coded port identification.
USB: USB2.0 and USB 3.0 for PC connection. For USB charging specify an OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger
AV: VGA, HDMI, DVI-D and Display Port AV connection options
PANDA comprises an earthed aluminium extruded chassis with fire retardant moulded socket fascias, decorative frames and end caps.
OE anti-flex system of interlocking socket fascias guarantees unit integrity regardless of length.
An internal 2000V protective membrane gives additional insulation/protection and internal segregation is provided between Power and Data/AV components.
PANDA is supplied as standard with white RAL9003 snap on decorative frames and black sockets and black end caps. PANDA can also be ordered with grey sockets and white end caps, or all black. PANDA is also available with a one piece coloured aluminium front frame, or naturally anodised.
Discreet ‘easy-connect’ earth terminal in endcap of unit as standard for attachment of an earth bonding lead fitted with a female 6.3mm push-on spade connector.
To enable compliance to BS6396 UK sockets are fitted with 5 x 20mm anti-surge ceramic fuses, with colour-coded fuse clips to denote the rating (3.15A/5A)
Power cord options:
PANDA may be hardwired to:
– mains AC plug,
– Male Wieland GST18 connector for “soft wiring” e.g. connection to an under desk power modules or direct to a floor socket via a starter cable.
PANDA is supplied as standard with a pair of snap on moulded desk edge brackets with screw clamps for 5-35mm desk tops. Other fixing options include “slimline” clamp brackets for desk tops up to 26mm and “extended” for up to 55mm thick, plus tool/equipment rail brackets
Quality and Testing:
All PANDA units are manufactured using ISO9001 quality controlled components and practices and are 100% tested before dispatch.
• Visual: Configuration and appearance.
• Power sockets: Continuity, polarity, insulation & earth
• USB charger: Output voltage and resistance
• Data & AV: All sockets continuity tested with batch performance testing.
“We test every pin on every connection in every socket”
All units built with UK and European socket types are CE marked by OE Electrics as complying with:
- Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2014/30/EU
- Low Voltage Equipment Directive 2014/35/EU
- RoHS2 Directive 2011/65/EU
AC power socket: The fitted sockets will be certified to the appropriate national/international standard eg: BS1363/5733, IEC60884-1, CCC, AS/NZS3112.
OE TUF5A: Independently certified to IEC60950-1/UL60950-1.
Cable, connectors & mains plug: Independently certified to the appropriate national/international standard.
Standard unit sizes
The dimensions of our standard two gang PANDA and PANDA-8 vary depending on the power socket configuration chosen:
A) UK fused, UK un-fused, USA/Japan, Australian, Chinese
B) Schuko, French/Belgian, Swiss, Italian, Danish
Standard PANDA with plastic face-plates
PANDA-8 with aluminium faceplate (Naturally anodised or painted)
We stock a variety of other configurations, please call for availability
- QRB Quick Release Bracket 13 – 45mm
- PCC Polar C Clamp Bracket 5-35mm
- XCC Extended Clamp Bracket 25 – 55mm
- TRA Toolrail/Panel Adaptor*
- TRB Tool Rail Bracket*
*Please call to confirm screen/toolrail compatibility
PANDA is designed to allow brackets to be changed on-site. Unless stated otherwise, PANDA can simply be moved (using the same
bracket) or attached to another feature on the desk simply by changing the bracket