Standby Power Consumption

Embertec Emberstrip 8PC+

The Embertec Emberstrip 8PC+ is a Tier 2 APS that provides surge protection while reducing active and standby power wasted by computers and related electronics. The Emberstrip 8PC+ connects to the user’s computer via USB and uses the PC+ software installed on the user’s computer to detect active keyboard or mouse usage. The PC+ software currently supports Microsoft Windows based computers.

Hub Highlights:
  • Determines workstation active plug load usage status through the presence of computer keyboard and mouse activities
  • Provides 8 outlets in total, including 2 always-on outlets, 1 control outlet for computer, and 5 controlled outlets for computer peripherals and other electronics
  • Selectable inactivity shut-off time delay between 3 and 90 minutes in 1-minute increments
  • Requires installing an app (currently available for Windows) on user's computer


Legrand Wattstopper Isolé IDP-3050

The WattStopper Isolé IDP-3050 is a Tier 1 APS that provides surge protection while reducing energy waste by keeping plug load equipment off when there is no occupancy. The Isolé IDP-3050 uses a personal sensor with an adjustable countdown timer to remove power supply to the plugged-in devices when no motion is detected at the workspace for longer than the countdown timer period.

Hub Highlights:
  • Determines workstation active plug load usage status through the presence of occupant motion
  • Provides 8 outlets in total, including 2 always-on outlets and 6 controlled outlets for computer peripherals and other electronics
  • Selectable inactivity shut-off time delay between 30 seconds and 30 minutes through a dial


TrickleStar PC Advanced PowerStrip+

The TrickleStar PC Advanced PowerStrip+ (PC APS+) is a Tier 2 APS that provides surge protection while reducing active and standby power wasted by computers and related electronics. The PC APS+ uses an activity detection sensor with an adjustable countdown timer that connects to the computer via USB. The PC APS+ supports all operating systems and requires only a simple setup of the activity detection sensor.

Hub Highlights:
  • Determines workstation active plug load usage status through the presence of occupant motion
  • Provides 7 outlets in total, including 2 always-on outlets, 1 control outlet for either computer or monitor, and 4 controlled outlets for computer peripherals and other electronics
  • Selectable inactivity shut-off time delay options of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 minutes
  • Provides the ability to manually put computer to sleep mode and shut off power to the controlled outlets through the button on the motion sensor


TrickleStar SensorClick

The TrickleStar SensorClick is a Tier 1 APS that provides surge protection while reducing energy waste by removing power to electronic devices when not in use. The SensorClick uses a motion sensor with an adjustable countdown timer to remove power supply to the plugged-in devices when an active user is absent from the workspace for longer than the countdown timer period.

Hub Highlights:
  • Determines workstation active plug load usage status through the presence of occupant motion
  • Provides 7 outlets in total, including 2 always-on outlets and 5 controlled outlets for computer peripherals and other electronics
  • Selectable inactivity shut-off time delay options of 10, 30, 60 minutes
  • Provides the ability to manually shut off power to the controlled outlets through the button on the motion sensor