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18-slot 19" Rack Mount Chassis

FT-C18 19” 4U high chassis is a quality design for the rack mounting of FT series optical transmitters, receivers, CWDM, optional SNMP modules and power supply units. All electrical, video and optical connections are easily managed at the rear of the chassis provided by each rack card module, along with led indicators for ease during cable connections. Each rack card modules performance and status LED indicators are also viewed and described on the front panel of the chassis.
The chassis provides an FT-PSU/12V power supply plus 18-slot spaces for rack card modules. The chassis offers each FT series rack card module the ability to “hot-swap” allowing any rack card module to be removed and restored without affecting the operation of any other rack card module.


Robust Design -

  • Rack mountable Chassis for all card modules
  • Mounts in standard 19" cabinets, occupying only 4U height
  • Hot-swappable design
  • An optional blank filler panel is available for unused rack spaces
  • Wide operating temperature range of -40ºC to +75ºC
  • Designed for use in harsh environments

Warranty -

  • Comprehensive Lifetime Warranty

Ordering Information -

Part Number Description No. of slots
FT-C18 18-slot 19" Rack Mount Chassis with one Power Supply Unit (FT-PSU/12V) and 18 empty slots NA



Electrical and Mechanical
Power Supply Input (FT-PSU/12V) 100 ~240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Input Current
Power Supply Output 12 VDC
Output Current 11A DC (max)
Output Power 132W (max)
Fuse 4A, 250V
Power Input Connector Recessed IEC 320 3-pin male (Cable supplied)
Dimensions(HxWxD) 176 x 486 x 226 mm
Number of Slots 18
Shipping Weight 5.9kg
Operating Temp -40°C to +75°C
Storage Temp -40°C to +85°C
Relative Humidity 0 to 95% non-condensing
MTBF > 100,000 hours
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