Energy Bar 8 - Neptune Systems

Energy Bar 8 - Neptune Systems
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Energy Bar 8 - Neptune Systems

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Quick Overview

Add additional control to your Neptune Apex Neptune Systems Energy Bar 8. This is NOT just a power strip.



  • 8 Independently Controlled Outlets 6 rated at 5A@120V AC 2 rated at 10A@120V AC

  • 16-Gauge, powder-coated aluminum construction - best protection against a catastrophic failure

  • Energy consumption sent to Apex Controller to better distribute the load

  • Soft-Start - slowly ramps up power to your pumps/powerheads to help extend the life of the pump

  • Power Failure Protection

  • Communication Detection

  • Pre-programmed Failsafe State

  • Extra AquaBus Connections

  • Manufacturer's Manual

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Does the energybar comes with a aquabus cable?
Question by: Tariq on Jul 21, 2014 3:27:00 AM
Hey Tariq,
It sure does!
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Jul 21, 2014 3:27:00 AM
Does the Neptune Energy Bar 8 come with everything included to get it up and running, or are cables, etc extra?
Question by: Ron on Jan 27, 2014 5:37:00 AM
Hey Ron,
The energy bar 8 is an expansion module for an existing Neptune Apex system. So assuming you already have the controller and the main parts there, you wouldn't need anything additional to add an energy bar 8 to the system.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Jan 27, 2014 5:37:00 AM
Does the EnergyBar 8 work on a stand-alone basis as a general power strip?
Question by: Braedon on Feb 3, 2016 11:49:00 AM
Great question!
The power bar needs to be used in conjunction with an Apex and will not function without the system. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor (Admin) on Feb 24, 2016 5:46:00 PM
Can I add this to a apex Jr ?
Question by: Eric willis on Sep 25, 2015 9:11:00 AM
Great question!
This can be added through the Aqua Bus connection and will be counted as an additional module. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor (Admin) on Sep 25, 2015 9:58:00 AM
Do you sell the European energy bar?
220V
Question by: Hasso on Feb 5, 2016 9:36:00 PM
Great question!
We currently only have product for use inside of the US and Canada. Unfortunately we do not have international options available for products or shipping. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor (Admin) on Feb 10, 2016 7:01:00 PM
How long is the aquabus cable that it comes with?
Question by: jason aguila on Mar 14, 2016 7:11:00 PM
Great question!
This will come with a 6 foot cable. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
Answer by: Connor (Admin) on Mar 15, 2016 4:27:00 PM

Full Details

Add additional control to your Neptune Apex Neptune Systems Energy Bar 8

  • 8 Independently Controlled Outlets 6 rated at 5A@120V AC 2 rated at 10A@120V AC
  • 16-Gauge, powder-coated aluminum construction - best protection against a catastrophic failure
  • Energy consumption sent to Apex Controller to better distribute the load
  • Soft-Start - slowly ramps up power to your pumps/powerheads to help extend the life of the pump
  • Power Failure Protection
  • Communication Detection
  • Pre-programmed Failsafe State
  • Extra AquaBus Connections
  • Manufacturer's Manual

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  • Great product By Jason on 4/26/2016

    The configuration of this system is amazing.
  • GREAT PRODUCT By DAR on 3/22/2016

    Just added a second EB8 to my system ,linked up and programmed 8 more plugs with no issues.Nice to be able to control everything electronic .Great product just like all Apex products.
  • this is the best By Russell on 3/10/2016

    I now have three of them love the control you get with it and my apex
  • Great Product. By Robert on 2/24/2016

    The eb8 is a great product, the 6ft USB cable that is included could have been a bit longer.
  • excelent add on By m on 2/21/2016

    i purchased one of these to put in the lid of my tank.
    it has eliminated 6 individual timers for all my lights.
    the 6 aquabus connections in the EB8 made it so i didn't have to run extra usb cords up there to connect the automatic feeder and lunar simulator module.
  • Great By Ken on 1/20/2016

    Love the Apex system. I bought this EB8 to control my QT. Being able to check remotely and set program failsafes is a relief when going away for vacation.
  • Works just like you think it should. By David on 1/18/2016

    Great product! I added it to my existing system as a expansion. Synchronized right up and gave me no problems.
  • Great By Peter on 1/7/2016

    This is my third energy bar. just can't go wrong with neptune plug and play system
  • Failed in less than six months. By Mo on 11/7/2015

    Thought this was great until my GFI kept tripping when turning things off for feeding. Finally unplugged everything and it still happened. I pressed the reset button to no avail. I also tried another GFI plug and it tripped also. Hopefully, Apex will replace this defective part.
  • Great Product By thebreederscorner on 7/31/2015

    This is my second energy bar and I absolutely love them. They give me so much more control over my tank, from float switches to my protein skimmer, lights, and reactors. I would highly recommend anyone with a reef tank to get a controller and the more energy bars you have the more enjoyable your reefing experience is.
  • Wokrs great, By StarFishMan on 6/9/2015

    These are very handy. Especially when supporting more than one tank. As in sump, tank number one, tank number two, etc. Although can be a bit overwhelming at times getting every outlet programmed just right the fact that you can add several of these daisy chaining them together like this is AWESOME. There is probably a limit to the total number you can use with one Apex controller but I am three and counting without problems!

    Note I also use many of the male to male type "A" USB 2 cables. These are nothing special and actually the USB standard so "any" non active type or extension USB type male A to type male A are going to work just fine. I bought some from other sources before I realized that BSR offers these cables. In my case I am now using 25 foot and 50 foot cables for the outlets to Apex Gold controller without any issues at all. I suspect that even 75 to 100 feet is probably going to work fine with them.

    In my case I looked at 4 outlets but thought that after all the effort of running custom cables and plugs in the wall for these might as well spend more on the 8 outlets. For USB in the wall nice connectors male type to accept these I use the site www.l-com.com. They have everything you need and even offer male to male type USB cables as well as keystone connectors to make installing them in the wall nice and clean.
  • Wonderful product By Daniel on 4/21/2015

    I love this thing. Ordered two EB8 a week ago. This thing is awesome. I programmed my apex to do so much. So easy to link the two EB8 together. Awesome

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