PowerBox Technical Features

Technical Features

Discover what makes PowerBox products great

Technical Features

Discover what makes PowerBox products great

Technical specifications, notable design features and a focus on the high quality Syntax connectors we use in our boxes and products.

  • Made with extreme care
    and the best components

    Made with extreme care
    and the best components

    This is how we assemble our products

    This is how we assemble our products

    Take a journey with us and discover the care we put in choosing the most performant components, the smartest design solutions and all the technical details that contribute to make all PowerBox products so appreciated by our customers.

  • Assembling features

    Assembling features

    PowerBox Factory products highlights

    PowerBox Factory products highlights


  • Safe wiring

    Safe wiring

    Safe wiring

    Choosing the best cables
    and wiring practises

    Choosing the best cables
    and wiring practises

    Internal wiring made with flame retardant PVC cables, according to IEC 332.3A regulations. Power cable, PVC insulated S17 quality, with special fire reaction characteristics according to Construction Products Regulation (CPR). All cables are carefully routed and tied to prevent mechanical strain on components. 

  • Always in place

    Always in place

    Always in place

    All components are safely secured

    All components are safely secured

    Plugs and sockets are fitted with anti corrosion carriage bolts and self-locking nuts, to prevent violations and damages from shocks and vibrations.

  • Extra resistant labels

    Extra resistant labels

    Extra resistant labels

    Age-proof and usage-proof

    Age-proof and usage-proof

    Both type of labels we use in our products conform to the latest standards and are tested to resist over time and through the wear and tear of normal operations. Inputs and outputs have white markings on black rigid laminated PVC labels, while rating plates are printed on film PVC.

  • Hinged windows

    Hinged windows

    Hinged windows

    IP54 or IP66 versions

    IP54 or IP66 versions

    Especially compact and robust design, made of shock-resistant polycarbonate.
    - IP54 version (default): splashproof, self-closing window.
    - IP66 version (on request): watertight, sprung-loaded window with integrated knurled screws, all metal parts are corrosion resistant.

  • Panels specifications

    Panels specifications

    19" Rack Flightcase

    19" Rack Flightcase

    Panels specifications

    Made of black extruded PVC, 10mm thick, B1 classification (Flame Retardant Test mark PA-III 2.732 DIN 4102 part 1), resistant to mechanical stress, stable to temperature changes and with high dielectric strength (39 Kv/mm). 

  • Soca protection

    Soca protection

    for Syntax SSX connectors

    for Syntax SSX connectors

    Soca protection

    In Soca-related products, such as connectors used in our power distribution boxes, splitters and cables, every single wire is crimped to its Syntax SSX connector and protected by a heat shrink tubing.

  • Input lights

    Input lights

    Input lights

    Red lights are used to signal
    input voltage presence.

  • Output lights

    Output lights

    Output lights

    Green lights are used to signal
    outputs voltage presence.

  • Crimp insulation

    Crimp insulation

    Crimp insulation

    Crimp connections are made with insulating wire ring terminals or pipe terminals in PA6 polyamide.

  • IEC 61439

    IEC 61439

    IEC 61439

    Conformity to IEC 61439-1 and 61439-2 standard regulations, for electrical compliance in the EU.

  • Technical files

    Technical files

    The technical files (provided on request) include: CEE conformity declaration (EN 61439-2), inspection report, mechanical  drawing, electrical connection pattern, warnings and instructions for use.

  • Maintenance

    Maintenance

    The particular arrangements of components on the panels allow easy maintenance and reduced time in case of components replacement.

  • Powerful and invisible

    Powerful and invisible

    nobody will notice them but you know they will be there

    nobody will notice them but you know they will be there

    Altough our products are beautiful and refined in all the details, we don't want them to steal your show! That's why all the layouts and components of products destined to the entertainment industry are available in black, to better hide themselves on stage.

  • PowerSyntax connectors

    PowerSyntax connectors

    Features and accessories

    Features and accessories

    On all PBox 400amp and 250amp power distribution units with in and/or out PowerSyntax panel source and drain single pole connectors, which can be equipped, on request, with a complete series of accessories enhancing practicality and safety on the connectors.

  • SPX Chain Pilot

    SPX Chain Pilot

    SPX Chain Pilot

    Connector with pilot microswitch, for protective electrical interlocking (or additional controls) through a chain of simultaneously operating connectors.

  • Syntax Lock

    Syntax Lock

    Syntax Lock

    A quick release system for the mechanical safety lock of the SPX PowerSyntax connectors.

  • IP2X Safety Lock

    IP2X Safety Lock

    IP2X Safety Lock

    On Drain connectors, IP2X protection is obtained through a patented safety lock that prevents improper pushing the contact inwards with fingers.

  • IP67 Protection caps

    IP67 Protection caps

    IP67 Protection caps

    The PowerSyntax IP67 caps ensure complete waterproof protection. For full safety, the PowerSyntax IP67 caps feature the secondary locking system.

  • Syntax SSX connectors

    Syntax SSX connectors

    Features and accessories

    Features and accessories

    Whenever Socapex SL 419 compatible connections are needed in a power distribution unit, in a cable or in a splitter, we choose high quality connectors and accessories from the Syntax SSX series, in order to provide you only the finest and most reliable components available.

  • Contacts

    Contacts

    High conductive
    alloy machined contacts

    High conductive
    alloy machined contacts

    Male or female, solder or crimp.
    Gold or silver plated

    Contacts
  • Locking rings

    Locking rings

    Choose the right one for you

    Choose the right one for you

    Available for inline and panel version

    Locking rings
  • Protection caps

    Protection caps

    IP67 waterproof

    IP67 waterproof

    For SSX male and female connectors

    Protection caps
  • Energy cables

    Energy cables

    for SSX extensions and splitters

    for SSX extensions and splitters

    The best choice when winding operations are intensive.

    Energy cables
  • SSX Multiway

    SSX Multiway

    With 4, 6 or 8 way grommets

    With 4, 6 or 8 way grommets

    The Syntax® proprietary solution for IP67 cable splitters.

    SSX Multiway
  • Anti-rotation design

    Anti-rotation design

    Shell and insert

    Shell and insert

    Anti-rotation design preserving the integrity of the connection.

    Anti-rotation design