Signamax™ Standard-Density Feed-Thru Patch Panels

Fast, Easy and Affordable Way to Create Cross-Connections Between Active Telecom/Datacom Equipment


What's special about these rackmount patch panels?

  • Preloaded, rackmount Cat 5e and Cat 6 patch panels available in wide selection of port densities to offer installers a greater range of flexibility when designing or expanding their network infrastructure.
  • Modular ports accept Signamax's wide assortment of keystone jacks and colors, so users have the ability to create a unique, color-coded system tailored around their desired specifications.
  • User-friendly couplers utilize simple plug-and-play termination, while meeting component, permanent link, and channel level requirements as defined in TIA/EIA-568-B.
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Signamax™ Standard-Density Patch Panels with Feed-Thru Couplers offer network technicians an affordable, time-saving solution for creating cross-connections between servers and active equipment. By using pre-terminated patch cable to make a connection to the coupler, you not only reduce your installation time from minutes to seconds, you also streamline any future maintenance or service required for the patch panel.

CAT 5e
Part # Description Ports U (Ru) Dimensions Price
SX-48458FT-C5E Signamax Cat5e Standard-Density Feed Thru Patch Panel 48 3 U 19" x 1.75" x 1.16"
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Part # Description Ports U (Ru) Dimensions Price
SX-12458FT-C6 Signamax Cat 6 Standard-Density Feed Thru Patch Panel 12 1 U 19" x 1.75" x 1.16"
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SX-32458FT-C6 Signamax Cat 6 Standard-Density Feed Thru Patch Panel 32 2 U 19" x 1.75" x 1.16"
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SX-48458FT-C6 Signamax Cat 6 Standard-Density Feed Thru Patch Panel 48 3 U 19" x 1.75" x 1.16"
Manufacturer Direct
Part # Description Color Price
IT-5ERJ45 CAT 5e Key Stone Jack 568A/B Black, Blue, Red, Orange, Yellow,
Green, Ivory and White
Manufacturer Direct
Part # Description Qty Price
HF-P1032CN Hoffman Cage Nut Package 10-32 Screw Type 20
Quick Ship
Part # Description Color Price
IT-PC5E-02FT CAT 5e Patch Cables Black, Blue, Red, Yellow, Green, Gray, White
Manufacturer Direct
IT-PC6-02FT CAT 6 Patch Cables Black, Blue, Red, Yellow, Green, Gray, White
Manufacturer Direct
  • Each coupler 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.
  • Specially engineered connector contacts provide enhanced plug-to-jack connection integrity, while protecting against damage caused by insertion of 4 or 6 position plugs.
  • Each port is individually numbered for fast and easy identification.
  • Constructed from high quality steel and ABS plastic to provide maximum strength and durability.
  • High-impact, black epoxy-powder finish provides excellent corrosion and scratch resistance.
  • UL 94V-0 fire rated
  • FCC rated
  • IEC and EN compliant
  • Exceeds ANSI/TIA specifications


Transmission Performance
ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 5e (1–100 MHz) component specifications
ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-C.2 Category 6 (1–250 MHz) channel specifications
Transmission Media
Unscreened twisted pair (U/UTP)
Jack Type
8p8c (8-position, 8-contact) "RJ45" type
Wiring Scheme
Straight-thru – compatible with any wiring scheme up to 8 conductors
Panel Steel
Coupler Housing Unscreened: high impact thermoplastic, ABS UL94V-0 fire retardant
Contact holder: high impact thermoplastic, PBT UL94V-0 fire retardant
Jack Contacts Phosphor bronze 5100W temper wire, min 50 μin of gold plating over 100-μin nickel plating
Insulation resistance: Min 500 MOhm @ 100 Vdc
Dielectric withstanding voltage: 1,000 Vdc/ac peak contact to contact @ 60 Hz for 1 min
Spring wire contact resistance: Max 20 mOhm
DC contact resistance: Max 0.1 Ohm
Insertion life: Min 750 mating cycles with FCC compliant 8p8c plug
Contact force: Min 100 g each contact with FCC compliant 8p8c plug
Plug retention force: Min 50 N (11 lbf) for 60±5 s
Standard keystone footprint
Mounting Dimensions
Panel - 19" rack mountable 1 RU: H 1.75 in
2 RU: H 3.50 in
3 RU: H 5.25 in
Inline couplers W 14.6 mm H 16.2 mm D 29.4 mm
W 0.58" x H 0.64" x D 1.16"
Environmental Conditions
Storage temperature: -40° C - +68° C (-40° F - 154° F)
Operating temperature: -10° C - +60° C (-14° F - 140° F)
Humidity: 10 %–90 % RH
ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-C.2, FCC Part 68 Subpart F, UL 1863, IEC 60603-7
X.21, V.11, S0, ISDN, CSMA/CD 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 100BASE-T4, 100BASET2, 1000BASE-T, TR 4/16/100, 100BASE-VG, ATM LAN 25/51/155, TP-PMD
5-year limited component warranty
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