Versatile & stylish desktop unit
Optional TUF A+C 5A
Part of the ‘polar’ family
BS6396 compliant and CE marked*
OE Electrics BEACON has now evolved into a versatile and stylish desktop unit. BEACON fits neatly into an 80mm grommet hole allowing cables to exit through the desk or from the rear. The unit facilitates both power and data plus our class leading OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger.
All OE Electrics products are manufactured to enable compliance with BS6396 or BS7671 where relevant.
PolarBEACON socket apertures may be configured with the following AC power options from the OE 42mm 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 Cat6a or Cat7 data connection options, with colour coded port identification.
USB: USB2.0 or USB 3.0 type A for PC connection. For USB charging specify the OE TUFA+C5A:Twin USB Fast charger
AV: VGA, HDMI, DVI-D and Display Port AV connection options
Earthed aluminium extruded chassis
Fire retardant moulded socket fascias
Snap on decorative frames and end caps.
OE anti-flex system of interlocking socket fascias guarantees unit integrity regardless of length.
2000V protective membrane gives additional insulation/protection and internal segregation is provided between Power and Data/AV components.
Main body – extruded aluminium
Socket fascia – grey (as standard) or black (Nema 5-15R – black only)
Snap on decorative frames – white
Outer end caps – white
Cable – white (not 14AWG) or black
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:
PolarBEACON may be hardwired to:
– mains AC plug
– male Wieland GST18 connector for “soft wiring” e.g. connection to an under desk module or to a mains supply socket via a starter cable
BEACON can be fitted either through an 80mm grommet hole allowing the power and data to exit through the base. Alternatively BEACON may be fitted to the desktop allowing the power and data cables to exit via the rear or the base depending on the requirements of the user.
Quality and Testing:
All PolarBEACON 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
“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 socket will be certified to the appropriate national/international standard eg: BS1363/5733, IEC60884-1, UL498, CCC, AS/NZS3112
OE TUF5A: Independently certified to IEC60950-1/UL60950-1
Cable, connectors & mains plug: Independently certified to the appropriate national/international standard.
BEACON can be fitted either through an 80mm grommet hole allowing the power and data to exit through the base.
Alternatively BEACON may be fitted to the desktop allowing the power and data cables to exit via the rear or the base depending on the requirements of the user.
Please call or contact sales for further information.