Signamax™ Category 5 Telco Patch Panels

Fast Ethernet Modular Patch Panels with Telco-Style Termination

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What's special about these Cat5 patch panels?

  • Highly versatile 24 or 48-port patch panels with RJ-45 connectors are wired to 50-position Telco-style connectors to provide excellent flexibility for multiple port premise connectivity
  • Easy-to-terminate design greatly reduces labor costs by taking a fraction of the time to wire, thanks to the fact that you don't need to individually terminate each keystone jack
  • Connectors are prewired to Telco 25-pair standard pin configuration, and are available in either male or female styles to accommodate preexisting network requirements
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Signamax™ Connectivity Systems Category 5 10/100BaseT/TX Telco Patch Panels offer installers the convenience of using Telco-style connectors while maintaining CAT5 performance. These patch panels utilize standard pin, 25-pair Telco connectors wired directly to 24 or 48 RJ-45 keystone jacks, in order to save the user many man hours when it comes time for installation and cable management.

SX-24454-C5FT Signamax Modular Telco Patch Panel, Active Pins (1, 2, 3 & 6) 24 1U / 1.75" High Female-Telco
SX-48454-C5MT Signamax Modular Telco Patch Panel, Active Pins (1, 2, 3 & 6) 48 2U / 3.50" High Male-Telco
SX-48454-C5FT Signamax Modular Telco Patch Panel, Active Pins (1, 2, 3 & 6) 48 2U / 3.50" High Female-Telco

  • Category 5 Telco assemblies require substantially less cabling than using individual patch cords to provide better organization and easier cable management, especially in high-density applications
  • Rear mount Telco connectors are easy to access during installation or maintenance to save the user time
  • Compact design requires only 1U or 2U of space for easy installation in most racks and enclosures
  • Each keystone is individually rated to withstand up to 750 plug insertions to offer the highest level of reliability and system stability for fast paced network environments
  • Connector contact plate provides enhanced plug to jack connection integrity, while protecting against damage caused by insertion of 4 or 6 position plugs
  • Panel is constructed from high quality steel to provide maximum strength and long lasting durability
  • Ports are individually numbered with label space to provide quick and easy identification
  • UL listed
  • FCC rated
  • IEC and EN compliant
  • Exceeds ANSI/TIA/EIA specifications
  • IEEE compliant


Transmission Performance
ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2: Category 5 (1 – 100 MHz) specifications
ISO/IEC 11801 2nd Ed., CENELEC EN 50173: Category 5 (1 – 100 MHz) specifications
Transmission Media
Modular jacks: Unshielded or Shielded 2- & 4-pair twisted pair (UTP/ScTP/FTP/SFTP) patch cords/equipment cables
Unshielded 12-leg (24-pair) twisted pair (UTP) adapter cables
Telco connectors: Unshielded 25-pair twisted pair (UTP) patch cords/equipment cables
Unshielded 12-leg (24-pair) twisted pair (UTP) adapter cables
Jack Type 8p8c (8-position, 8-contact) “RJ45” type
Wiring Scheme 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Construction Steel, PCB
Jack Contacts Phosphor bronze, nickel plating with a minimum of 50 micro inches of gold plating in contact area
Dimensions 24454-C5MT/FT 19” rack mountable, 1.75” (1 RMU) high
48454-C5MT/FT 19” rack mountable, 3.5” (2 RMU) high
Operating Temperature -14°F – 140°F (-10°C – +60°C)
Compliance ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2, ISO/IEC 11801 2nd Ed., CENELEC EN 50173, FCC Part 68, UL 1863, IEC 60603-7
Applications CSMA/CD 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX
Warranty 25-year component and system limited warranty





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