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Indoor / Outdoor Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Rack Mountable Audio/Video Equipment
Industrial Controls and Components
Security and Surveillance Systems
Outdoor use of Indoor Equipment
Protection of Equipment from Theft or Damage
TheAltelix NS282416VFA1C-R8U 19" Rack 8U Steel Fan Cooled Weatherproof NEMA Enclosure with 120VAC Power and Equipment Plateis ideal for protecting rack mountable equipment from harsh environments and tampering. Equipment designed for indoor use can now be located outside.
Construction and Features This rugged enclosure features continuous seam welded 18 Gauge (1.2mm thick) steel construction. The enclosure door is fully gasketed making this enclosure suitable for use indoors or outdoors. The door features reinforced hinges and dual quarter-turn latches to secure the enclosure. Internal grounding studs are provided on both the door and enclosure.
Both the enclosure and door are finished in a rugged epoxy polyester textured light gray powder coat finish.
Bonus Aluminum Bottle Opener Key This enclosure now includes ourHN-0008Aluminum Bottle Opener Key. A$9.99 value, this heavy duty aluminum door locking key easily attaches to most key chains. And it makes a great bottle opener too!
Removable Power and Fan Module The NS282416VFA1C-R8U features a removable power and fan module that attaches to the bottom of the enclosure. Constructed of rugged aluminum, this can be easily removed for servicing and is fully gasketed to ensure a proper seal. This power module features two pre-wired duplex 120VAC power outlets (4 outlets total) and a pre-wired 5 foot power cord, so no additional wiring is required.
This enclosure is also available with a single pre-wired duplex power outlet (2 outlets total). This provides additional room inside the enclosure for installed equipment. SeeNS282416VFA1R2C-R8U.
For 20A applications this enclosure is also available with 120VAC 20A outlets and a 5 foot power cord and with 20A 3-prong plug. SeeNS282416VFA1C-20A-R8U.
Dual Cooling Fans Ventilation This enclosure features dual 3" vents and dual thermostat controlled cooling fans. The low noise, high airflow fans helps maintain lower internal temperatures by allowing air to be either pushed or pulled through the enclosure. The fans turns on when the internal temperature reaches 100°F (38°C) and turns off when it drops to 79°F (26°C). Both fans are wired internally so it does not require the use of the AC outlets leaving them available for internal equipment use.
This enclosure is also available with a lower fan turn-on temperature of 85°F (30°C). SeeNS282416VFA1C-R8U-85.
Internal 8U 19" Equipment Rack Frame The NS282416VFA1C-R8U features a standard 19" 8U equipment rack frame with adjustable depth. It is designed to accommodate a wide range of equipment such as network switches, rack mount audio/video equipment and most other rack mountable equipment. Featuring heavy duty powder coated 15 gauge steel construction, the vented design of this 8U rack frame ensures maximum air flow around installed equipment. The rack frame mounts to a 18 Gauge (1.2mm thick) galvanized steel plate which can also be drilled and modified by the installer to unique site requirements.
Installation Note:Once installed in the enclosure, this 8U rack has an adjustable depth from 12.3" (313.7mm) to 14" (355.6mm). Before ordering please check the dimensions of the equipment to be installed to ensure proper fit.
Cable Glands The enclosure features two unique PG-16 cable glands with a closed inner seal. They are installed in the open ports to maintain the NEMA rating of the enclosure when not in use. When required for use, simply punch a hole through the inner membrane, run your cables and tighten for a water-tight seal.
Mounting Mounting holes are provided inside the enclosure for mounting to a wall or other structure. For pole mounting Altelix has available optional pole mount kits. These heavy-duty kits feature (2) 14 gauge steel mounting brackets and (2) heavy-duty 19 gauge 304 stainless steel adjustable bands which can be used to mount to poles from 4.5" (114.3mm) to 16" (406.4mm) in diameter.
Optional Lockable Latches For additional protection of internal equipment installed, two lockable latches are available. TheHN-0005is a keyed lock set which includes two keys. TheHN-0006allows the enclosure to be securely locked via use of a padlock (not included). Both the HN-0005 and HN-0006 are direct replacements for the standard quarter-turn latches that come pre-installed in the enclosures.