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Compact Weatherproof 10/100 Base-T CAT5 Lightning Protector - Shielded RJ45




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The ALS-CAT5W is a indoor and outdoor lightning surge arrestor which provides protection for CAT5 data applications. This model is fully compatible with industry-standard Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) devices and 10/100 Base-T Ethernet networks, providing protection to both Ethernet data pairs as well as the PoE DC power feed. The unit supports both modes A and B of the 802.3af/at standard for of supplying DC power. Power can be fed up the CAT5 data pairs, 1-2, 3-6 or using the two unused pairs, 4-5, 7-8.

This lightning surge protector is compatible with Cisco legacy network appliance products like Access Points, DC Injectors and other equipment supporting reverse polarity PoE pinouts.

This unit features a weatherproof ABS enclosure with gasketed cover and concealed mounting holes. PG16 cable glands are provided on the enclosure as well as an external ground clamp to provide a tie point for earth ground. The PG16 cable glands are large enough to pass an un-booted RJ45 connector through so pre-terminated cables can be used.

For mounting to masts up to 2 inches in diameter, the HGX-PMT24 mast mounting kit is available (sold separately).

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  • Protection for all 8 wires
  • 802.3af/at Power-Over-Ethernet (PoE) compatible
  • Supports modes A and B PoE
  • Weatherproof ABS enclosure with gasketed cover
  • Shielded Right Angle RJ45 jacks