About Powermode

Who we are and what we offer

About Powermode

Powermode focuses on the servicing and supply of standby power solutions into the retail sector and other nationally distributed enterprises. It was founded in 2000 and acquired by Channel Data in 2007.

South Africa is currently in the grip of load shedding and grid instability. Your investment in reliable standby power is non-negotiable. Our dependable and measurable onsite countrywide Service Level Agreement is vital to your continued productivity and prosperity. 

We deliver on our promise to you via our countrywide service coverage, National Service Footprint ™, and our Powermode Monitoring Portal™.

IOT Monitoring & Nationwide Service

Powermode’s inhouse-developed, industry-first  IoT-based Monitoring Portal provides real-time data on your investment – 24 x 7. With us you can measure the downtime load shedding would have caused you from live data. This gives you a  unique insight into your standby power requirements.

A proven ROI-based solution built on real-time data – available only from Powermode. (Call-out)

Coupled with our countrywide service network, you are assured of the lowest-cost, guaranteed-SLA response anywhere in RSA. Literally.

Powermode supplies our own-branded Q-On standby power solutions. In addition, we ably service most major brands.

Batteries4Life: Three and five-year battery guarantee.

Powermode has recently announced our Batteries4Life (B4L) program – an industry-first offering that supports your business’ power requirements.  Inverters and UPSs are only as good as the batteries supporting them. We give you a proven, unique insight to your UPS installations via  the Powermode monitoring portal.  This visibility allows Powermode to offer a 3 or 5 year, onsite guarantee on all Powermode-supplied batteries – all at the lowest possible cost to you.

With some 1,400 units under country-wide contracts, our National Service Footprint gives you confirmed peace of mind. Join our other satisfied national corporate clients, amongst others Clicks Group, Shoprite/Checkers, and Pick n Pay, today

Batteries4Life will make a powerful change to your business.


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Guaranteed to outlast traditional lead-acid batteries and be more reliable, Li-ion batteries should be at the top of your backup power list.