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NextSTEP 1U Patch Panel

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The NextSTEP 1U Patch Panel features a staggered shelf design with the capacity to house 12 NextSTEP modules. The staggered design allows for easy access to a cassette or tray without disrupting any other modules in the panel. The modules can slide into multiple positions facilitating moves, adds, and changes.

Included with the Standard (NS-PP-W1U1) and Light (NS-PP-W1U2) versions of the NextSTEP 1U Patch Panel are 6 magnetic CableTree cable managers capable of managing 72 fibers each. They can be positioned anywhere on the panel greatly enhancing cable management in high density applications. The Lean (NS-PP-W1U1L) version of the panel is ideal for patching purposes and does not include cable management.

All versions of the NextSTEP 1U Patch Panel can accommodate 144F using LC cassettes, 1,152F using MPO adapter strips, and 288F when used as a splice box. The flexibility of this panel is like none other on the market today - No matter the application or installation type, the NextSTEP 1U Patch Panel solves your high density fiber management requirements.

• Fiber count capacity: 144 fibers for patching application, 288 fibers for splicing application
• Plastic materials: UL 94V-0 thermoplastic
• Panel material: 18, 16 & 13 Gauge cold rolled steel (CRS)
• Panel finish: Silver cloud powder paint
• Overall dimensions: 19" x 1.73" x 17.7" (482mm x 44mm x 450mm)
• Overall dimensions – Lean (NS-PPW1UL): 19” x 1.73” x 9.4” (482mm x 44mm x 239mm)
• Weight: 2.61kg (5.75lbs)
• Shipping Weight: 3.49ks (7.7lbs)
• Operating temperature: -40° C (-40° F) ~ 75° C (167° F)
• Storage temperature: -40° C (-40° F) ~ 75° C (167° F)
• Installation temperature: -25° C (-13° F) ~ 40° C (104° F)
• Storage temperature: -25° C (-13° F) ~ 55° C (131° F)
• Relative humidity: ≤ 85% (30° C)

Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers
Optical Fiber Cabling Components Standard
Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces.
Cabinets, Racks, Panels and Associated Equipment standard.
Administration Standard for Telecommunications Infrastructure.
Generic Requirements and Design Consideration for Fiber Distributing Frames.
UL 94
Tests for Flammability of Plastic Material for Parts in Devices and Applicances
Directive on Restriction of Hazardous Substances.

High-density capacity in 1U rack space - 144F / 288F / 1152F
Supports WDM technology
Fits 12 NextSTEP adapter strips, cassettes or patch modules - Up to 144F into 1U rack space
Fits 12 NextSTEP splice trays (ribbon or single fiber) for a splice box application - Up to 288F into 1U rack space
Supports the following installation methods:
• Pre-Terminated / Plug & Play (MPO Cassettes or MPO Adapter Strips)
• Field Terminable Connector (Patch Module)
• Pigtails fusion splicing (Patch Module)
• Ribbon fusion splicing (Splice Tray/Patch Module)
• Splice Box (Splice Tray)
Front or back module insertion
Sliding Modules, no connector removal tool required
NextSTEP magnetic cable manager
Labeling space on the cover, for clear and easy port identification
Installation hardware and instruction manual included

• Entrance facility
• Telecommunications room
• Equipment room
• Consolidation point
• Central office
• Cellular tower base station

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