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Charles Industries, LLC
An Amphenol Company

1450 American Lane
20th Floor
Schaumburg, IL
60173-5492 USA



Rugged Outdoor & Indoor Enclosures for Fiber, Copper and Wireless Networks

CUBE Broadband Enclosures - Remote Cabinets

Charles Universal Broadband Enclosures (CUBE) bring a new level of compactness to full-featured fiber optic and copper remote terminals. Their optimized size and weight allow technicians to install these terminals in virtually any location quickly and easily. They are ideal for placements at cell sites, right-of-ways, business parks, MDU and equipment rooms. Configurations for 5G, Small Cell, Multi-Access Edge Computing and other next-generation applications are continually being introduced to meet our customers' latest indoor and outdoor equipment and power enclosure needs.

Designed to house a variety of communications equipment, CUBE are pre-wired to meet your power, protection, thermal management and physical interface requirements. Many customizable sizes and features provide the flexibility to meet your every environmental enclosure application.
All CUBE Cabinets are designed to meet GR-487 and NEMA 4X (sealed cabinets) or 3R (vented cabinets) standards.

Charles Industries custom builds CUBE cabinets to the specific needs of its customers. The models presented below represent some of our most popular configurations. You are encouraged to call Charles at 847-806-6300 or email to discuss your application and specific cabinet needs. Charles provides full engineering support and application consultation for its CUBE family of enclosures, and will work with you to create the most reliable and cost-efficient cabinet solution tailored to your network.

View CUBE Product Line Datasheet (.pdf)

CUBE Cabinet Types

 Macro Cell Equipment

Site Support (Power)

Small Cell Cabinets

Small Cell / DAS Concealment Shrouds






CUBE Applications:
Macro Cell Equipment
With the strong push to roll out LTE, large numbers of new macro cells are being built. Cell site equipment has gotten smaller and more efficient over the years, and movement towards CRAN architecture further reduces the footprint. Charles has developed a line of CRAN solutions to assist these deployments with rugged and compact enclosures for today’s dynamic cell site needs. Various thermal options are available to ensure your equipment is protected and your site is reliable.

CUBE PM Series
BTS Cabinets
Site Support (Power)
One of the biggest challenges wireless service providers face is to provide reliable power in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. Charles has a line of site support cabinets which allow providers to install new, highly efficient rectifiers and batteries in a compact and durable enclosure. With varied options for economical thermal management, Charles' line of site support cabinets protects your network integrity with an environmentally friendly, energy efficient solution.

CUBE SS Series
Site Support Cabinets
Small Cell Enclosures & Concealment Shrouds
To address the ever growing demand for mobile data consumption, Small Cells are being rapidly deployed in urban environments. Charles works with mobile operators, wireline backhaul providers and OEMs to develop compact enclosures for Small Cell deployments. Charles Small Cell enclosures house Ethernet demarcation devices, AC/DC rectifiers, Small Cell radios and batteries for backup.  Rugged enough to stand up to the outside plant environment, yet small and lightweight, Charles Small Cell CUBE Enclosures are poised to play a key part in the cellular network's future!

CUBE SC Series
CUBE RL SeriesConcealment Shrouds
Small Cell / Pico Cell Cabinets
As cell sites and distributed antenna systems (DAS) across the country are upgraded to support 4G services, the Charles CUBE portfolio offers a number of compact, robust and cost effective outdoor enclosures for wireless backhaul electronics.  With flexible mounting options and support for multi-chamber designs and power options, CUBE RL and select CUBE PM Series solutions will help maximize the profits of your backhaul service offering. 

CUBE RL Series
CUBE PM Series

Wireless Backhaul Cabinets

CUBE MP Series enclosures are rugged, compact environmental enclosures with steel mesh or wooden backboards designed to support a wide assortment of equipment and slack storage. These versatile indoor/outdoor solutions include compliant options for both NEMA 3R (vented) and 4X (sealed) standards.

CUBE MP Series
Wireless Backhaul Cabinets
A growing number of deployments are being made in indoor environments, such as telecom equipment rooms. These spaces are common areas in which access by the general public may occur. Charles has developed a line of vented enclosures to provide safe and secure placement of equipment in indoor areas. 

CUBE ID Series
Wireless Backhaul Cabinets
DAS Enclosures & Concealment Shrouds
Outdoor Distributed Antenna System (ODAS) deployments continue at an unprecedented rate. Charles addresses DAS applications with equipment cabinets for head-end gear and shrouds which enclose DAS remotes for security and aesthetic improvements to the communities in which they are deployed. 

CUBE PM Series
(Specifically CUBE PM639 Series) •
Concealment Shrouds
Wireless Backhaul Cabinets
Fiber-to-the-Node (DSLAM)
The challenge of providing broadband services to an increasingly rural population is alleviated with the CUBE cabinets. With support for power and various protection options, Charles has a complete line of integrated CUBE solutions to meet your FTTN needs with 24-1000 port configurations.

CUBE PM Series


Ethernet / GPON / RFoG
Whether in a business park or a residential multi dwelling unit, carriers are delivering broadband solutions to increasing number of subscribers. CUBE solutions specifically targeted at supporting these services at MDUs have been developed. Customizable sizes, features and optional equipment provide the flexibility to meet your MDU applications.

CUBE MP Series
CUBE RL Series
Ethernet / GPON / RFoG Cabinets
Utility / Electric
Rugged enough to stand up to the rigors of the utility marketplace, but compact and cost effective to protect your investment while helping to bring your project in on budget, CUBE MP, PM, and VM series offer a number of preconfigured options to house aggregation equipment, smart meters and other utility equipment.

CUBE MP Series
CUBE PM Series

AMR AMI Cabinets

Charles has a diverse range of cabinet sizes and configurations. We leverage our state of the art sheet metal fabrication and powder coating manufacturing facility to deliver customized, integrated enclosure solutions to house and protect your electronics allowing the OEM to deliver a complete solution to all your customer’s needs. Solutions for wireless backhaul, BTS, DSLAM and GPON MDU products have already been developed with multiple top OEM companies in the telecom market.

All CUBE Series
OEM Cabinets
Configurable Options:
  • Thermal systems (heat exchangers, AC or DC powered HVAC, direct air cool)
  • Integrated power (AC, AC with battery backup, DC)
  • 3rd-party equipment
  • Pre-wired cable harnesses for various electronics
  • Fiber splice trays
  • Surge protection
  • Door locks and security bolts
  • Door intrusion alarms
  • Swing rack mounting rails
  • Slide-out laptop trays
  • Customer-specific labeling

CUBE Series:

CUBE BBU Series Large-sized pad mount Battery Backup cabinets supporting lead acid (VRLA) or nickel cadmium (Ni-CD) battery strings
CUBE ID Series Indoor cabinets of varying sizes for 19" and 23" rackmount equipment
CUBE MP Series Compact-sized multi-purpose enclosures with steel mesh or wooden backboards, NEMA rated
CUBE PM Series Large-sized pad mount enclosures with single or multiple chambers
CUBE RL Series Mid-sized multi- chamber cabinets with mounting rails for 19" and 23" rackmount equipment
CUBE SC Series Small Cell enclosures house Ethernet demarcation devices, AC/DC rectifiers, small cell equipment and batteries for backup
CUBE SS Series Large-sized pad mount Site Support cabinets supporting lead acid (VRLA) or nickel cadmium (Ni-CD) battery strings and 23" rackmount equipment compartments

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