VARIABOX by Bals is a new distributor generation

One for all: the VARIABOX meets all requirements for a modern distributor housing and can be individually configured in five different sizes. With versions S, M, L, XL and XXL, as surface-mounting or mobile combination, we always have the right distributor for your needs.



Overview of the advantages

  • Housing made of high-grade, impact-resistant plastic
  • Top and bottom can be sealed together
  • Modular expansion on all 4 sides
  • Fuse elements arranged below transparent, lockable operating window with userfriendly OTC mechanism (one touch close)
  • All CEE sockets with screwless, maintenancefree QUICK-CONNECT technology
  • The mounting dimension of the panel mounting socket outlets is not manufacturer-specific (standard dimension)




Modular and safe

  • Proper and clearly arranged wiring and an automated safety test guarantee maximum safety
  • With their generous cable bushings, modularly connected VARIABOX systems can be internally connected to one another even when using large cable cross sections



  • All CEE sockets with srewless, maintenance-free QUICK-CONNECT technology and standardised flange dimnesions, therefore independent of manufacturer if necessary
  • Sockets with flange dimensions 50 x 50 mm, 75 x 75 mm and 85 x 85 mm not manufacturer specific


Patented OTC mechanism

  • Fuse elements arranged below transparent, lockable operating window with user-friendly OTC mechanism (one touch close).
  • It engages in the open state and locks again automatically when touched lightlyThe housing sections and the OTC operating windows can all be lead-sealed
  • Either internal or external fastening


Cable entry

  • Face plates pre-punched at top and bottom each with M12, M20, M25/M32/M40


High material durability

  • High material durability even in extreme conditions
  • Resistant to aging from -25° to +80°


Protection degrees and sizes

  • The VARIABOX distributor housing is available in the protection degrees IP44, IP54 and IP67
  • Sizes:
VARIABOX-S 130 x 230 x 145 mm
VARIABOX-M 260 x 230 x 145 mm
VARIABOX-L 390 x 230 x 145 mm
VARIABOX-XL 520 x 230 x 145 mm
VARIABOX-XXL 650 x 230 x 145 mm
VARIABOX-L DUO 390 x 460 x 145 mm
VARIABOX-XL DUO 520 x 460 x 145 mm


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Glossary of terms in accordance with the international standards VDE 0623/DIN EN 60309

Shows the position of the protective contact of a socket with rated operating voltages above 50V. 

Principles of the data processing at Bals Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG

International domestic plugs and sockets

Get more about our material declaration conformity.

VDE Approved Place of Manufacture - This surveillance of the factory was performed according to the European Factory Inspection Procedure

QUICK-CONNECT Twin Terminal is the screwless connection technology for CEE socket outlets to loop through invented by Bals.

Enables the screwless connection technology QUICK-CONNECT

Suitability of electrical equipment for different environmental conditions

Domestic socket outlet with push-contact

List of the basic resistance of materials in combination with the certain chemicals. 

Non-stationary test system/measurement device for industrial use.

Screw terminal TE products are added with nickel plated contacts and the contact carriers are made of high temperature resistant material.

QUICK-CONNECT TE products are added with nickel plated contacts and the contact carriers are made of high temperature resistant material.

EN ISO 9001 specifies the minimum requirements for a quality management system.

Overview over all brands by Bals

Colour coding for different operating voltages

Patentierte Schließmechanik für Betätigungsklappen.

Standard connection screw terminal.

QUICK-CONNECT is the screwless connection technology for CEE products invented by Bals.

Polycarbonate is a high-quality plastic material which is characterized by its high strength and impact resistance.

Information to the modification of standard DIN EN 61439 

KONTEX-ULTRA is a contact technology by Bals.

BALS-CONNECT - Integration of distributor systems in the IoT

KONTEX-PLUS by Bals is a contact technology

MULTI-GRIP is a cable gland system invented by Bals with integraded gasket and strain-relief

IEC System for Conformity Testing to Standards for saftey of Electrical Equipment

Polyamide is a plastic material with particularly high-quality properties.

VARIABOX by Bals is a new distributor generation

Brand that indicates the international standardisation of CEE plugs and sockets

Range of components and many suitable solutions for electromobility.

European Commitee for Electrotechnical Standardization

The shutter is an opening mechanism for eMobile charging plugs

MODBOX by Bals is a patented modular distributor series

EVOBOX by Bals is a new portable distributor series

Rubber housing through your high material properties and are particularly resistant to impact.

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a European Union regulation dating from 18 December 2006. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment.

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2002/95/EC, (RoHS 1), short for Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, was adopted in February 2003 by the European Union.

International Electrotechnical Commission

Testing and Certification Institute

Polybutylene terephthalate (short PBT) is a thermoplastic material, which belongs to the group of polyesters.