Pre-Assembled XLR Rack Panel
From CLIFF™ Electronics.
Speeds system assembly and saves space.
Features 8 male and 8 female XLR connectors in a 1U × 19″ rack panel.
CLIFF™ Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, announces the availability of a new version of their popular, pre-assembled connector rack panels. The CP30183 rack panel features eight male and eight female, three-pin, front-mounted, XLR sockets.
Cliff™’s pre-assembled connector panels assist systems integrators by simplifying and speeding up assembly while reducing component count and cost.
Widely used in audio and broadcast (studio and mobile) applications, the new loaded rack panel is also suitable for instrumentation and control connectivity.
The sockets have solder-tag connections and a cable strain relief bracket is provided to secure internal wiring against stress and vibration. A labelling strip is located on the front of the panel to allow each connector to be identified.
Other pre-assembled rack panels available from Cliff™ feature 16 of their market leading, feedthrough connectors each and are available in the following configurations:
- 50Ω, 75Ω and 75Ω gold, insulated BNC,
- Cat6 and Cat6A RJ45,
- HDMI-A to HDMI-A,
- USB2-A to USB2-B and
- USB2-B to USB2-A.
- Fibre Fiber optic connector types
- ST / BFOC,
- LC duplex
- SM and LC duplex MM.
Two other non-feedthrough versions are mounted with XLR-3DCM and XLR-3DCF connectors.
Cliff™ rack panels may also be supplied without connectors for end users to mount their own single or mix of connector types. Any connector with the standard 24 mm diameter XLR panel cut-out may be fitted.
Cliff™ manufactures a wide range of standard and feedthrough connectors which may be mounted in their panels. These versions include:
- BNC and
- USB3.0 compliant single and dual versions.
Analogue, digital and optical feedthrough connectivity is available in formats including:
- HDMI A-to-A,
- 50 and 75 ohm BNC versions,
- USB2 A-to-B and B-to-A changer sockets,
- high speed USB type-C and
- USB3 to USB3 in various configurations.
Also available are popular data and ethernet connectors including:
- LC and SC fibre, fiber, (Duplex and Simplex),
- UTP and FTP RJ45s in both Cat6 and Cat5e, (shielded and unshielded),
- TOSLINK and
- RCA phono. phono / cinch.
Suitable for instrumentation and control.
John Hall, Managing Director of CLIFF™ Electronics, comments, “Applications for pre-assembled rack panels continue to grow and we are always happy to respond to customer requirements. Our latest version is ideal for an audio patch panel and many other connectivity requirements. Our pre-assembled connector rack panels, whether audio, fibre-optic, fiber-optic, power or USB offer systems integrators fast and convenient system assembly.”.
All versions of Cliff™ pre-assembled, rack-mounting panels and XLR-footprint connectors are in full production and available direct or via major worldwide distributors.