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24 Port Blank Keystone Patch Panel for Ethernet Cabling

In cabling system, patch panel is used for cable management. But how? In short, when the patch cables are connected with telecommunication equipment, they have to go through the adapters in the patch panel to achieve the wiring function. Here, patch panel functions as the protector of cables or pigtails. Commonly, patch panel can be divided into different categories according to different ports, 12 port patch panel, 24 port patch panel and 48 port patch panel. And for small LAN network, the best option is 24 port patch panel especially the 24 port blank keystone patch panel.

What Is 24 Port Blank Keystone Patch Panel

24 port blank keystone patch panel, also known as the unloaded patch panel, is one option of 24 port copper patch panel. Typically, instead of the pre-positioned connectors design, it adopts the design of 24 individual empty holes which allow users install the connectors based on their own needs to link different copper cables. The empty holes are called keystone jacks that can be terminated to the cables such as shield or unshield CAT5e or CAT6, and then quickly inserted into the patch panel. This type of patch panel is designed to support the distribution of voice, data, and video for commercial or residential applications. FS.COM offers 24 port unshielded blank keystone patch panel, it’s suitable for any standard 19 inch relay rack, cabinet or wall bracket. With a flat style and clear port number, cable management becomes easier. And its removable cable manager will allow users to fix cables simply.

Reasons to Use Blank Keystone Patch Panel

Compared with the traditional patch panel, blank keystone patch panel enjoys several advantages, which actually encourage people to choose blank keystone patch panel.

  • More flexible design. No keystone jack is pre-installed into the blank keystone patch panel, so it can be customized based on specific application. FS.COM 24 port blank keystone patch panel accepts all RJ45 modules, which means technicians will not struggle with the decision whether to use CAT5e or CAT6 when they need the versatility of running different types of networking cable on one project. The blank keystone accommodates a wide variety of easy to snap-in modules, making configuration flexibility.
  • Better cost-effectiveness. The special design and easy installation make a low initial investment cost. Use one blank keystone patch panel, users can connect CAT5e and CAT6 simultaneously without buying theCAT5e patch panel and CAT6 patch panel. Besides, with pre-labeled ports and write-on areas on the front, the blank keystone patch panel helps trace and identify cable runs to stay in order.

Install 24 Port Blank Keystone Patch Panel for Ethernet Cabling

First, prepare the equipment. No extra tools are required except the essential equipment, 24 port blank keystone patch panel, CAT5e and CAT6 RJ45 insert modules.

Second, to fit one’s need, choose the proper quantity of different RJ45 modules. Then insert them onto the 24 port blank keystone patch panel one by one.

Third, screw the assembled 24 port blank keystone patch panel in a 19 inch rack. Plug the CAT5e cables into the CAT5e coupler keystone insert module and insert CAT6 cables into the CAT6 module, then handle the cables in sequence.

Last, take a visual inspection of the equipment to make sure everything works well.


24 port blank keystone patch panel provides connectivity for RJ45 insert modules data services, playing an important role in supporting the cloud. For your convenience, FS.COM offers different types of blank keystone patch panel to help technicians finish your networking project on budget and on time.

1U FHD Rack Mount Enclosure

As we know, with the development of technology and the improvement of the computing capacity of hardware, people’s requirements for better network is growing higher and higher. However, as men pursue the goals of high density and capacity in a network, cable management may get out of control. High density fiber optic enclosures are the key to achieving a high density and economical cable solution. FS.COM provides a series of FHD fiber patch panel to help technicians to make up a better data center. Today, we will introduce this type, 1U FHD rack mount enclosure.

What Is Rack Unit?

Some people may not aware of what the “1U” actually means. U is short for rack unit, which is created by Electronic Industries Alliance. It’s used for measuring the height of a computer or network device and designed to fit into a standard of 19 or 23 rack. One U equals 1.75 inches(44.45mm). Rack equipment or hardware takes the design of rack mounted, and is produced in multiples of 1.75 inches, like 1U, 2U or 4U. Racks are able to hold devices of those sizes.

FHD Rack Mount Enclosure

FHD rack mount enclosure is designed in 1U, 2U 4U sizes with high density, which can store, organize and manage fiber terminations, connections, and patching in all applications. Due to the different designs of rack units, the various rack mount enclosures hold different amount of fiber cables. For example, 1U FHD fiber enclosure can connect as many as 96 fiber cables, while the most connectivity of 2U FHD product is 192 and the 4U is 288. Usually, rack mount enclosure is mounted onto 19″ and 23″ standard relay racks. There are two kinds of rack mount enclosure, one is the slide-out type and the other contains a removable cover.

Features of FHD Rack Mount Enclosure

FHD rack mount enclosure can hold a panel enclosure and modular HD cassette, which allows users to integrate devices of 10Gb, 40Gb or even 100Gb speed seamlessly and easily. Compared with the standard enclosure, the product 1U rack mount HD enclosure uses the double spring latches. This new type of symmetrical door latch can divide force evenly when open the door. The acrylic door has been re-thickened that will provide top protection for the entire enclosure. In addition, in order to make it easy of assembling and dissembling the drawer by the buckle, this product takes more stable slide rail. It employs the black powder coated SPCC rugged heavy-duty steel housing, which contributes to enhancing the service life and preventing housing scratches and rust. With the increased port density in 1U of rack space, the FHD rack mount enclosure supports up to 96 fiber cables. And this allows technicians to increase density and upgrade technology without changing the existing equipment. With a wonderful design and proper size, 1U FHD rack mount enclosure provides a modular system for managing fiber connection.


FHD rack mount enclosure offers an efficient and reliable solution of high density interconnects and cross-connects. FS.COM is dedicated to providing global customers with the outstanding, standards-compliant products and services.