Vertiv Geist rPDU Switched

QuickFind: 867971 Mfr part code: VP8959EU3
  • Bi-Stable latching relays significantly reduce idle power draw.
  • Upgradeable and Hot-Swappable monitoring device
  • VLC (Visible Light Communication)

Product Description

Vertiv Geist rPDU Switched



  • Outlet level control to turn on, turn off or reboot individual outlets.
  • Bi-Stable latching relays significantly reduce idle power draw.
  • Upgradeable and Hot-Swappable monitoring device
  • Local and remote power monitoring with accuracy of +/- 1% (ANSI & IEC Standards)
  • VLC (Visible Light Communication)
  • Environmental monitoring with the addition of optional sensors.
  • High Temperature Grade 60 °C for high temperature environments. 
  • Color-coded U-Lock receptacles by circuit for instant identification. 
  • Flexibility to meet a broad range of requirements, with a variety of electrical and receptacle configurations available. 
  • Simple and quick installation in all standard racks or cabinets with included mounting brackets. 




  • Avoid potential circuit overloads with remote current metering and monitoring of connected loads. 
  • Power sequencing time delays allow users to define the order in which to power up or down connected equipment to avoid circuit overload.
  • Remotely reboot outlets to power cycle unresponsive IT equipment or increase runtime of critical equipment upon power failure with outlet-level control. 
  • Reliable power distribution with local and remote power monitoring options offer quick access to critical power usage information to evaluate energy usage trends and maximize uptime.
  • Environmental monitoring capabilities ensure users have critical infrastructure data at their fingertips.
  • Upgrade your hot-swappable monitoring device on the fly to leverage new technologies and accommodate changing business needs without having to replace entire power strips. 
  • U-Lock receptacles secure power cords and avoid accidental disconnections. 
  • Simplify circuit and phase balancing with color-coded receptacles. 
  • Monitor power consumption at the outlet-level for a detailed view of power distributed to specific equipment with the outlet level option.
  • Gather comprehensive power data at the palm of your hand with the use of the Vertiv VLC mobile app. 
  • Standard three-year warranty, upgraded to five years with product registration.

Technical Specification

Vertiv Geist rPDU Switched

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years ¦ Limited warranty - 5 years with product registration


Device Type Power distribution unit - rack-mountable
Height (Rack Units) 0U
Colour Black powder coat

Power Device

Input Voltage AC 230 V
Input Connectors 1 x power IEC 60320 C20
Power Output Connectors Details 21 x power IEC 60320 C13 - 230 V ¦ 3 x power IEC 60320 C19 - 230 V
Output Voltage AC 230 V
Max Electric Current 16 A
Power Capacity 3.6 kW


Remote Management Interface Ethernet, USB

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x management (Ethernet) ¦ 2 x monitoring ¦ 1 x cascading ¦ 1 x USB


Features Vertical orientation, daisy chaining support, high temperature ratings, LCD display, voltage monitoring, current meter, remote ON/OFF function, real power metre, power factor metre, remote reboot, monitored, U-lock outlets, apparent power metre
Compliant Standards EN 60950, EN55024, RoHS, IPv6 Ready, EN 55032

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