Signamax High-Density 48 Port Unshielded Patch Panels

The High Port Density Solution for Compact Networking Applications


What's special about these preloaded patch panels?

  • Professional quality, 48 port high-density patch panels available in CAT 5e, CAT 6, or CAT 6A styles to accommodate all ranges of networking applications.
  • Ultra compact, and highly versatile design accommodates 48 connections while using only 1 RU of space, enabling easy installation inside any standard rack or enclosure, large or small.
  • Each panel comes preloaded with 48 keystone jacks that meet or exceed today’s latest standards, and are compatible with a wide range of 17mm jacks to provide additional flexibility or customized color coding options.
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Signamax™ line of 48 Port High Density Patch Panels offer installers the ideal solution for applications that are size-restricted or require a large number of patch cables. These compact patch panels fit 48 keystone jacks into only 1 rack mount space, and with the included cable management bar, you no longer have to sacrifice panel or connector integrity to achieve high-density results.

Part # Description Ports U (Ru) Dimensions Price
SX-48458HD-C5E CAT 5e High-Density Patch Panel 48 1U 19"W x 1.75"H x 6"D
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SX-48458HD-C6C CAT 6+ High-Density Patch Panel 48 1U 19"W x 1.75"H x 6"D
Manufacturer Direct
SX-48458HD-C6A CAT 6A High-Density Patch Panel 48 1U 19"W x 1.75"H x 6"D
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  • Rear cable management bar is included to help organize and relieve additional stress on cables.
  • Keystone jacks are compatible with most industry standard single position 110 or Krone termination tools to offer convenient and easy rear termination.
  • 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.
  • Specially engineered 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 for quick and easy identification
  • UL 94V-0 fire rated
  • UL listed
  • FCC rated
  • IEC and EN compliant
  • Exceeds ANSI/TIA/EIA specifications
  • IEEE compliant


TRANSMISSION PERFORMANCE ANSI/TIA-568-C.2: meets or exceeds category 5e (1–100 MHz) component specifications
ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2-1: Exceeds Category 6 (1 – 250 MHz) component level specifications
ANSI/TIA-568-B.2-10: Meets or exceeds category 6A (1–500 MHz) specifications
TRANSMISSION MEDIA Unscreened twisted pair (UTP)
ISO/IEC 11801 2nd Ed.: 8-position pin/pair assignment (1-2/3-6/4-5/7-8)
ELECTRICAL 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
IDC contact resistance: max 2.5 MOhm
Current rating: see figure
MECHANICAL Total contact force: min 800 g for 8 wire leads with FCC compliant 8p8c plug
Retention: 50 N (11 lbf) for 60±5 s
Mating cycle life: min 750 cycles with FCC compliant 8p8c plug
steel/high-impact black epoxy-powder anticorrosive paint
Cable management bar: steel/plastic
Jack housing:
high impact thermoplastic, UL94V-0 fire retardant
Jack contacts:
phosphor bronze alloy plated with min 50 μin of gold over 70–100 μin of nickel plating
Jack IDC: 110 type, phosphor bronze alloy with 100-μin 100% tin alloy
JACK TYPE 8p8c (8-position, 8-contact) “RJ45” type
WIRE GAUGE 22-24 AWG (0.644 – 0.511 mm)
19” rack mountable
1.5 in deep (w/o cable management bar)
6.0 in deep (with cable management bar installed)
1.75 in (1 RMU) high
W 16.9 mm D 31.3 mm H 19.3 mm
W 0.67 in D 1.23 in H 0.76 in
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Storage: -40°C – +70°C (-40°F – +158°F)
Operation: -10°C – +60°C (+14°F – +140°F)
RH (operation): max non-condensing 93%
COMPLIANCE ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2-10, IEEE 802.3ab, FCC Part 68 Subpart F, UL 94V-0, UL 1863, IEC 60603-7
APPLICATIONS X.21, V.11, S0, ISDN, CSMA/CD 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 100BASE-T4, 100BASE-T2, 1000BASE-T, 10GBASE-T, TR 4/16/100, 100BASE-VG, ATM LAN 25/51/155, TP-PMD
WARRANTY 5-year limited component warranty
10-year Signamax Link/Channel Warranty
15-year Signamax Extended Component Warranty
25-year Signamax Cabling System Warranty


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