Overview: The Furman Merit X Series M-8Dx is
rack-mountable power conditioner, designed for use by audio/video professionals,
contractors, broadcasters, musicians, and home owners. It has 8 high-quality AC outlets on
the rear panel, plus a front panel convenience outlet. The unit is
rack-mountable, and takes up 1U of rack space. The M-8Dx has a
flexible, a 66" power cord with three 14-gauge conductors and a 3-conductor
Applications: The M-8Dx is recommended for professional audio
and video applications, and can be installed in permanent or portable rack
systems. It can also be used in rack-mounted home A/V systems.
Rear Panel AC Outlets: The M-8Dx has a total of eight
3-pronged outlets on the rear panel. Using the front panel rocker switch, all of
the outlets are turned on at once. Three of the outlets are spaced 2-1/2" apart to accommodate bulky AC adapters ("wall warts").
The other 5 outlets are spaced 1-1/4" apart.
Convenience Outlet: On the front panel, a single 3-pronged
convenience outlet is provided for powering devices that are not considered to
be "permanently" installed. This allows you to charge your mobile phone or
tablet without having to plug it into a rear outlet. The front panel outlet is
switched on/off with the other outlets.
Surge Suppression: The M8-Dx provides excellent surge
suppression for your connected equipment, with a 170 Joule rating (energy
Noise Filtering: The unit provides AC noise filtering to
reduce radio frequency (RFI) and electromagnetic interference (EMI). By reducing
the noise floor caused by dirty AC power coming into your sound and video
equipment, you will get better performance without lines, pops, crackles, hum,
or radio station signals coming out of your equipment.
Digital Voltage Meter: The M-8Dx has a digital voltmeter on
the front panel which continually displays the incoming voltage. The bright red,
3-digit LED voltage
readout has a typical tolerance of +/- 2 VAC.
Retractable Rack Lights: Two retractable front panel light
tubes are provided for illuminating other equipment in your rack. A dimmer knob
controls the brightness of both lights. The light tubes can be pulled out
approximately 2-3/4" (total protrusion 3-1/2" from the front panel) and rotated
about 1/4 turn. When not in use, the light tubes retract to approximately 3/4",
and an internal switch turns them off to maximize the bulb life.
Circuit Breaker: The M-8Dx has a resettable 15 Amp thermal
circuit breaker on the front panel. If the breaker encounters an excessive load,
it will "trip" to protect the connected components. After resetting the circuit
breaker, you should reduce the load before turning the unit on.
- Maximum Output Current: 15 Amps
- Operating Voltage: 120 VAC
- Maximum Continuous Operating Voltage: 130 Volts RMS
- Standard Level AC Surge Protection: Merit Class
- Spike Protection Mode: Line to neutral
- Energy Dissipation: 170 joules
- Peak Impulse Current: 12,000 Amps
- Let Through Voltage (@125 amps, 8/20μS
waveform): 400 volts
- Noise Attenuation: Transverse mode: >26dB, 200 kHz to 10MHz
- Dimensions: 19" W x 1.754" H x 8.875" D
- Weight: 5.8 pounds
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