CEE-16ADefining a new category

Equip your devices with a vendor independent energy and device monitoring solution

Gridknight plug side view with qr codes
Cellular connectivity
Connection technology
Maximum Current
16 A per phase

Energy monitoring technology for industrial appliances

The integrated electronics monitors industrial 3 phase consumers and measures various electrical parameters. The Gridknight plug does not need space in your wiring cabinet and is installed within seconds.

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Cellular connection included

The measuring devices connect directly to the internet via their cellular connection. Thanks to modern cellular technologies this is possible even under poor radio conditions like in basements. You do not need to worry about anything - Gridknight takes care of the cellular connection and the included SIM card.

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Ready for Industry 4.0 in 3 steps

The Gridknight CEE-16A plug includes everything needed for monitoring your devices

  1. 1. Change plug
    stylized Gridknight CEE plug with connection cable
    Exchange your old plug with the Gridknight CEE plug
  2. 2. Pair device
    a user scans the qr code on the plug with a smartphone
    Pair the plug with your account by simply scanning the QR code
  3. 3. Analyze data
    user watches measured data on his smartphone
    Start monitoring and find out everything about your devices

Optical Signaling

If a set thresholds such as the temperature is violated the plug will show an optical notification and indicate that there is a problem

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LED lights up the Gridknight plug and indicate there is a problem

Toolless Installation

You do not need special tools for installation. The screwless spring terminals will take single and finely stranded wires, and finely stranded wires with ferrules. The terminals can be operated manually. The tension relief allows cables with diameters from 10 to 21 mm.

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Simply. Well. Connected.

The Gridknight plug is based on the award winning INNOLINQ plug series by Bals which are well known for their robust and high-quality connectors.

You can always rely on the tested quality of this plug even under demanding environmental conditions.

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Price and availability

Now available

399 €plus VAT

exclusive for business and industry

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Technical data CEE-16A plug

The plug replaces a standard CEE plug and is therefore compatible with every compliant connector system

Electrical parameters
  • Operating voltage: 3x 230 / 400 VAC (-20 % / +15 %)
  • Mains frequency: 50 Hz +-5 %
  • Energy consumption < 2 W
  • Maximum current 16 A per phase
  • Overvoltage category: CAT II
Energy measurement
  • Base current: 5 A
  • Activation current: <20 mA
  • Accuracy grade active energy: class A
  • Ist = 25 mA, Imin = 250 mA, Itr = 500 mA, In = 5 A, Imax = 16 A, fn = 50Hz, Un = 3 * 230 / 400 V (-20% / +15%)
Connection technology
  • Screwless spring terminals
  • Tension relief diameter: 10..21 mm
  • Stripping length: 9..11 mm
  • Single wire: 0,2..2,5 mm
  • Finely stranded: 0,2..2,5 mm
  • Finely stranded with ferrules: 0,25..2,5 mm
Cellular technology
  • Cellular technology NB-IoT and LTE Cat M1
  • SIM card included
Operating conditions
  • Degree of protection: IP54
  • Operating temperature: 0..40 °C
  • Storage temperature: -20..55 °C
  • Humidity: 0 to 75 % RH
  • Operating altitude: up to 2000 m
Size and weight
  • Housing material: Polyamide
  • Size (LxWxH): 217x71x78 mm
  • Weight: 312 g

Video plug installation (german)

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