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OPAL Pad-Mount DSL Cabinet

Bulletin Number:

  • DPMC
  • Industry Standards:

    UL 508A Listed; Type 3, 3R, 4, 4X, 12; File No. E61997 CSA: Type 3, 3R, 4, 4X, 12 NEMA/EEMAC Type 3, 3R, 4, 4X, 12 EC60529, IP66 Designed to meet Telcordia NEBS™ GR-487, GR-63 and IEC 48D EIA 310-D with 19-in. spacing for rack equipment Cabinet is RoHS compliant NEBS™ is a trademark of Telcordia
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    Protect communications equipment from the elements in various environments with OPAL, an aluminum pad-mounted cabinet. OPAL is offered in three- and five-door models and is designed to meet Telcoria NEBS GR-487-CORE requrements.


  • Offered with three or five doors mounted for front, rear and side access to equipment
  • Five-door model has two equal compartments and one side compartment
  • Side compartment is ideal for cable entry, power distribution and load center
  • Copper bonding bars included with cabinet
  • Rack angles have EIA universal spaced square holes and are infinitely adjustable front-to-back in compartment
  • Rack angles are predrilled for bend radius spools
  • Each compartment is capable of either 19- or 23-in. rack angle positioning
  • Top has integral solar shield with formed angles providing a peaked roof to deflect rain water to the sides of the cabinet
  • L-handle is padlockable
  • Bottom holes provided for bolting cabinet to concrete pad
  • All doors have door switch, door (wind) stops and vault-style locking system
  • Grounding and bonding studs provided on all doors and body
  • Three cable entry boots provided in side compartment
  • Four cable entry gland plates provided between side and central compartments
  • Specifications:

  • Manufactured from Type 5052-H32 0.125-in. thick aluminum
  • Seams continuously welded and ground smooth
  • Heavy duty continuous hinge with stainless steel hinge pin on all doors
  • Rack angles made of 12 gauge plated steel
  • All doors have with seamless gasket
  • Door handles made of die-cast zinc with black polyester powder finish
  • Accessories:

  • See also Accessories
  • Shelves
  • PDUs
  • Cooling
  • Cable Management Spools
  • Switches
  • Lights
  • Cage Nuts and Screws
  • Modifications and Customizations:

  • Thermal management analysis
  • Finish (Graffiti resistant, Local & Regional requirements, Telco green and beige)
  • The addition of Fans, Heat exchangers and Air conditioners
  • Cabinet insulation (Recommended for all Air conditioned applications)
  • Holes, cut-outs, finish and size changes
  • EMI/RFI shielding
  • Level 1- 4 integration
  • Additional Battery compartment
  • Additional testing (UL, GR-487-CORE, Seismic, Vibration, Load, etc)
  • Notes:

    Contact your Hoffman Sales Office for details.
    Drawings and Technical Publications are available by clicking the "Items" tab. Select your desired Catalog Number and click on the Downloads tab for that particular catalog number.
    Catalog Number A in. B in. C in. Rack Units Per Bay
    Catalog Number A in. B in. C in. Rack Units Per Bay
    48.5 43.54 30 22
    48.5 73.54 30 22