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NextSTEP 4U Patch Panel

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The NextSTEP 4U Patch Panels feature a staggered shelf design with the capacity to house 48 NextSTEP modules. The staggered design allows for easy access to a cassette or tray without disrupting any other modules in the panel. The modules slide into multiple positions facilitating moves, adds, and changes.

Included with every NextSTEP 4U Patch Panel are 14 magnetic CableTree cable managers - each capable of managing 72 fibers. They can be positioned anywhere on the panel greatly enhancing the cable management in high density applications. The NextSTEP 4U Rack Mount Patch Panel can accommodate 576F using LC cassettes, 4,608F using MPO adapter strips, and 1,152F when used as a splice bay. The flexibility of this panel is like none other on the market today - No matter the application or installation type, the NextSTEP Patch Panel solves your high density fiber management requirements.

• Fiber count capacity 576 fibers for patching application, 1152 fibers for splicing application
• Plastic materials UL 94V-0 thermoplastic
• Panel material 18 & 16 Gauge cold rolled steel (CRS)
• Panel finish Silver cloud powder paint
• Overall dimensions 19" x 6.97" x 17.6" (482mm x 177mm x 447mm)
• Weight 23lb (10.5kg)
• Shipping Weight 26.7lb (12.14kg)
• Parameter Value
• Operating temperature -25° C (-13° F) ~ 40° C (104° F)
• Storage temperature -25° C (-13° F) ~ 55° C (131° F)
• Parameter Value
• 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 4U rack space - 576F / 1152F / 4608F
Fits 48 NextSTEP adapter strips, cassettes or patch modules - Up to 576F/4,608F into 4U rack space
Fits 48 NextSTEP splice trays (ribbon or single fiber) for a splice bay application - Up to 1152F into 4U 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 Bay (Splice Tray)
• WDM Technology
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 identif

• Entrance facility
• Telecommunications room
• Equipment room
• Consolidation point
• Central office

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