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24 Port PowerCat DataGate Patch Panel, 568A/B with Cable Management


Part No: PID-00174, PID-00174-04

Region: global

Molex PowerCat 5E Patch Panels are designed to provide a simple, orderly and efficient means for connecting horizontal cabling.

The product includes the PowerCat 5E DataGate Jack, which features a spring-loaded shutter that not only protects it from dust and contaminants, but also ejects improperly seated patch cords. Port identification is provided on the front and back of the panel and individual ports can be color-coded with icon labels, supplied separately. Manufactured from cold-rolled steel for strength and durability and finished in either graphite gray or black.

Features & Benefits Technical Info Related Products
  • Available in 1U 24 Port and 2U 48 Port density
  • Each port features the patented DataGate Jack with spring-loaded shutter:
  •   • prevents incomplete mating
      • protects from dust and contaminants

  • Patented IDC V-shaped contacts that flex, not fatigue, when terminated
  • Features pointed IDC towers to speed termination and enhance cable retention
  • Dual color-coding allows for 568 A/B wiring configuration
  • Front and rear port labeling as well as panel identification label
  • 4 x 6 ganged jack configuration
  • Removable cable management shelf(s) ensure bend radius compliance
  • Can be terminated using industry standard punchdown tools

Jack Connector
Plastic Housing: Thermoplastic UL94V-0 rated or equivalent
Operating Life: Minimum 750 insertion cycles
Contact Material: Copper Alloy
Contact Plating: 50μ” Gold/100μ” Nickel
Contact Force: 100g minimum
Plug Retention Force: 11 lbf minimum

IDC Connector
Plastic Housing: Thermoplastic UL94V-0 rated or equivalent
Operating Life: Minimum 20 reterminations
Contact Material: Copper Alloy
IDC Contact Plating: Tin/Lead Plate
Wire Accommodation: 22-24 AWG solid

Patch Panel Characteristics
Material: CRS (cold rolled steel)
Thickness: .060” (1.52mm)
Coating: Gray or Black

Interface Resistance: 20 mΩ
Initial Contact Resistance: 2.5 mΩ
Insulation Resistance: >100 MΩ

24 Port with trays: 44mm H x 483mm W x 98mm D
Shipping Weight
24 Port: 978.6 grams

FCC Subpart F 68.5 Compliant
IEC-603-7 Compliant
ISO 11801: 2017 Compliant

UL 1863
CSA 22.2