ICMPP0245E - ICC Cabling Products Cat5e 24 Port Patch Panel, 1 RMS
The ICC ICMPP0245E Cat5e 24 port patch panel is designed with rear 110 IDC terminations that are designed for fast accurate terminations. The ICMPP0245E is a premium rack mountable Cat5e patch panel that provides excellent performance for data networks requiring maximum speed and bandwidth. The ICMPP0245E includes enhanced crosstalk cancellation that reduces return loss and improves performance by rejecting noise and unwanted signals. The ICC ICMPP0245E is also backwards compatible to all lower rated category components.
A Cat5e patch panel is essentially a passive device used to establish communication between multiple devices in voice and data network cabling applications. A patch panel is loaded with jack type connectors that allow you to punch down and terminate wires in the back while plugging in RJ45 modular connectors in the front via patch cables or cords. The ICC ICMPP0245E Cat5e 24 port patch panel is designed to maximize network performance by exceeding ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2 Category 5e connecting hardware requirements.
- Includes: (1) ICMPP0245E Cat5e 24 Port Patch Panel
- Rack mounted CAT5e component rated patch panel provides excellent performance for data networks requiring maximum speed and bandwidth.
- Enhanced crosstalk cancellation reduces return loss and improves performance by rejecting noise and unwanted signals
- Exceeds ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2 Category 5e connecting hardware requirements
- Engineering to provide 110 IDC termination reducing installation time
- Includes both TIA-568A and TIA-568B color wiring diagrams
- Backwards compatible to all lower rated category components
- Designed to fit all standard 19" racks and cabinets
- 1 rack mount space (RMS)
- UL listed
- Part#: ICMPP0245E
How do I mount the ICC ICMPP0245E Cat5e 24 Port Patch Panel?
The ICMPP0245E is meant to be rack mounted on any type of standard 19’ stand-alone equipment rack, wall mount rack, or equipment cabinet. If you are doing any space planning for your rack then it is important to know that the ICMPP0245E will take up one complete rack mount space.
Can I mount the ICMPP0245E right on a flat surface like on a wall?
No. The reason for this is that you need room to get behind it in order to punch you’re your Cat5e cables. The back of the ICMPP0245E has color coded 110 IDC terminations blocks for you to easily punch down and connect your Cat5e cables to the panel. A network equipment rack will give you the spacing you need to not only punch down your cables but also dress them so your work is neat and organized. It is important to have access to the back of our patch panel so you can easily perform any moves, additions, or changes to your network.
What punch down tool do I need to terminate cables on the ICMPP0245E?
You will need a standard 110 punch down tool with a 110 type blade.
How do I attach cables to the front of the ICMPP0245E Patch Panel?
The front of the ICMPP0245E patch panel has 24 female Cat5e RJ45 ports that allow you to simply plug in Cat5e patch cables or any other terminated Cat5e cables. The bottom line is that your cables need to have Cat5e modular connectors on them to attach to the front of the panel. The front of this panel supports a complete plug and play installation of cables!
Can I use Cat 6 cable with the ICMPP0245E Patch Panel?
No. It is only made to support an all Cat5e network. Using Cat 6 cable would not help your network since your network will only be as fast as your weakest link. If you need a Cat 6 24 port patch panel use the ICC ICMPP02460.
Does the ICC ICMPP0245E Cat5e 24 Port Patch Panel need power?
No. The ICMPP0245E patch panel is a 100% passive device. There is no power needed. It main purpose is to allow you to network numerous computers by connecting them through the patch panel, which is in turn connected to the server driving the local area network.
Is the ICC ICMPP0245E Cat5e 24 Port Patch Panel a solid product?
The ICMPP0245E is one of the highest quality 24 port patch panels on the market. Not to mention it is manufactured by ICC, which is known as one of the best manufacturers of high performance cabling products and accessories in the world.