A patch panel is a handover point that is used to connect, distribute and patch connections, and can be used to organize complex cable structures. Patch panels are located in distribution cabinets and are the passive components of a network. Examples for active components are switches or routers. A simple change of patch cables, enables the problem-free switching of communication services in a workstation without changing the wiring. EFB-Elektronik offers various types of patch panels, such as 0.5 U and 1 U patch panels with 8 ports, 12 ports or 24 ports in 10“ and 19“. To connect the distribution cabinet to the user, the horizontal cables are installed into data outlets, which can be used in floor tanks, ducts or wall outlets. For this purpose, EFB-Elektronik offers 2-port data outlets in various categories up to Cat. 6A.