ART Pro Audio PDS8U Power Distribution System

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PDS8U Power Distribution System
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The ART PDS8u is a premium professional power distribution package for stage or studio.

Built for maximum functionality, the PDS8u has Eight AC outlets with opposing orientation ensuring easy access for AC cables. Two AC outlets are spaced for large size 'wall wart' adaptors. 1.0 and 2.0 Amp USB ports are included for powering tablets, iPhones and other USB accessories for added convenience.

Advanced EMI and RF filtering as well as Overload Protection ensures minimum external noise pollution interferes with your audio system while offering additional safety for your valuable equipment. A solid all-metal chassis and heavy duty 20' (6m) input AC cable ensures maximum long term reliability in this rugged package.

The PDS8u protects your delicate electronic equipment with a high voltage varistor (MOV) surge and transient suppressor. The fast-acting suppression circuit responds in less than a nanosecond, clamping transient voltages to safe levels.


• Front-Mounted Circuit Breaker Reset Switch
• Surge & Overload Protection
• Protection Indicator LED
• EMI & RFI Filtering, noise free power (Transverse mode: greater than ( 26db, 200kHz to 10Mhz))
• Energy Dissipation 1700 Joules
• Peak Impulse Current 12000A
• Eight AC Outlets
• Two USB Outlets USB1 5V/1A, USB2 5V/2.1A
• Two AC Outputs have extra wide spacing suitable for large size 'Wall Warts'
• Total Power Capacity of 1800 watts
• Extremely tough metal casing
• 20' Cord for reaching far away outlets


Maximum Continuous Operating Voltage: 130 VAC RMS
Maximum Output Current: 15A
Line Cord: 20ft., captive, 14AWG, with 3-conductor Edison Plug
Operating Voltage: 120VAC/60Hz
Spike Protection: Line to neutral
Energy Dissipation: 1700 Joules
Peak Impulse Mode: 12000 A
Let Through Voltage: 400 Volts ( @125amps, 8/20us waveform)
Noise Attenuation: Transverse mode: Greater than (26db, 200kHz to 10Mhz)
USB Charger: 2 port 5v/3.1A/(ovp&ocp)
Dimensions: 1.61"H x 3.39"D x 11.02"W (41mm x 86mm x 280mm)
Weight: 2.65 lbs (1.2 kg)

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Solid product! 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Vancouver, British Columbia
Never had any issues with this power bar. The long cord is very handy in situations where power might be far away. Very good build quality. I’d recommend this to anyone looking for a power bar for live performances or in a large jam room.
Posted by Evan on Jan 19, 2020
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