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 Question by Tony Farrell posted 19 May 2001
 
Is there a special layout positions for fiber, data, voice patch panels in a 7x19 rack? In other words are the fiber patch panel at the top, data
at the center and voice at the bottom or the other way around or no particular order? Help please. Thank you
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 Answer by Roman Kitaev posted 21 May 2001
Hi, Tony!

In fact, it's you who defines the panel layout. The basic principles for this decision is simple:

(1) administration should be as easy as possible
(2) patch cords lenghts should be minimized

Often, the layout looks like this (from top to bottom):

* fiber panels
* network hub
* data panels
* voice panels


Best regards,
Roman Kitaev, RCDD

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