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Charles Fiber Rack Solutions (CFRS) provide flexible, multi-functional panels for patch, splice and splitter requirements within virtually any application. The efficient design of the splice area and bulkhead allows for maximum density while using just 1RU, 2RU or 4RU of valuable rack space. 

CFRS feature aluminum construction with a grey powder coated finish. A swing-out shelf allows technicians easy access to splice/splitter trays. A hinged tray design facilitates tray access without disturbing existing splices. The rear of the rack panel is open on 1RU and 2RU units, with cable management railing to neatly organize fiber cable in rackmount enclosures. On 4RU units, the rear panel provides access to six swing-out 4"x9" splice trays. Panels are 19 EIA, with adaptable brackets for mounting in either 19 or 23 racks.

CFRS Panels are ideally suited for outside plant, central office, cell sites, CATV, MDU, MTSO or other environments where the customer requires fiber bandwidth for optical distribution/cross-connect.

CFRS 1RU

CFRS 2RU (shown with optional Cable Manager Accessory Kit)

CFRS 4RU (front and rear views, shown with optional Cable Manager Accessory Kit)

CFRS 1RU and 2RU Datasheet (.pdf)
CFRS 4RU Datasheet (.pdf)

Related Products:
Charles 4"x6" Splice Tray Datasheet (.pdf)
Charles 4"x9" Splice Tray Datasheet (.pdf)
Charles Fiber Accessories Datasheet (.pdf)


Product  Features

  • Robust swing-out shelf for easy access to bulkheads and technician friendly splice area
  • Sturdy yet lightweight aluminum construction
  • Utilizes Charles Fiber Splice Trays (CFST) or Splitter Trays (hinged)
  • Cable/bend radius management & multiple cable tie-down locations
  • 19" or 23" Mounting Brackets
  • Scalable to help manage network growth / costs
  • Pre-integrated configurations accelerate deployment
  • Simple installation and ease of use 
  • Rugged overall construction and durability

Specifications

CFRS 1RU CFRS 2RU CFRS 4RU
Dimensions (HxWxD):  1.75" x 17" x 11" 
(44mm x 432mm x 280mm)
3.5" x 17" x 11" 
(88mm x 432mm x 280mm)
7" x 17" x 18" 
(178mm x 432mm x 457mm)
Weight:  5 lbs. (2.27kg) 6 lbs. (2.72kg)  14 lbs. (4.08kg)
Rackspace:  1RU EIA 2RU EIA 4RU EIA
Construction: Aluminum with Grey Powder Coated Finish Aluminum with Grey Powder Coated Finish Aluminum with Grey Powder Coated Finish
Mounting:  Adaptable brackets for 19" or 23" rack mounting Adaptable brackets for 19" or 23" rack mounting Adaptable brackets for 19" or 23" rack mounting
Connector Type: SC or LC SC or LC SC or LC
Capacity: 24 ports 48 ports 144 ports
Environmental: 0 to 90% Humidity
(Non-Condensing), 
-5 to +55 C Temp. Range
0 to 90% Humidity 
(Non-Condensing), 
-5 to +55 C Temp. Range
0 to 90% Humidity 
(Non-Condensing), 
-5 to +55 C Temp. Range
Compliance:  NEBS NEBS NEBS

Cable Manager Accessory Kit

  • Tray organizes and protects fanout cables
  • Mounts to front of CFRS using existing hole placements
  • Includes D-clips, ID labels and mounting hardware

Part #: CFRS-CBLMNGKIT1 (for CFRS 1RU and 2RU)

Part #: CFRS-CBLMNGKIT4F (for CFRS 4RU)


CFRS Ordering Information

Please see Part Number Configurator on CFRS 1RU & 2RU Datasheet or CFRS 4RU Datasheet (page 2) for available options.
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