Square D PowerLogic branch-circuit power meter from Schneider Electric

The Square D PowerLogic branch circuit power meter (BCPM) from Schneider Electric can monitor power and energy usage for each main and branch circuit in power distribution units (PDUs) and remote power panels (RPPs). It helps deliver reliable power to critical applications, company says.


Palatine, ILSchneider Electric Square D PowerLogic Branch Circuit Power Meter (BCPM). With its ability to monitor power and energy usage for each main and branch circuit in power distribution units (PDUs) and remote power panels (RPPs), the PowerLogic Branch Circuit Power Meter helps data center managers, engineers, and operators deliver reliable power to critical applications.

Square D PowerLogic Branch Circuit Power Meter from Schneider Electric

Square D PowerLogic Branch Circuit Power Meter from Schneider Electric monitors up to 84 branch circuits.

“Unlike other products that only fit a specific hardware vendor's platform, the PowerLogic Branch Circuit Power Meter is designed to fit any power distribution unit or remote power panel design,” says Lee Featherstone, national sales manager, critical power for Schneider Electric’s Power Management business. “BCPM offers the best accuracy in its class across the entire current-monitoring range. We also made it flexible enough for new or retrofit installations and compatible with PowerLogic power monitoring software so customers can easily turn the large amount of data collected by the devices into useful decision-making information.”
The meter monitors up to 84 branch circuits and the main incoming feeds in a power panel or power distribution unit (PDU), extending affordable, accurate power monitoring to the branch circuit level, the company says. It

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With the widest dynamic monitoring range available, the Square D meter is said tonfigurable alarm points are available, helping to increase power system reliability.
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