FSR has introduced a new ceiling enclosure box with a deeper design developed to accommodate applications requiring more internal equipment than the CB-12 and CB-22 models. "The CB-224 is the largest unit in our popular CB Ceiling enclosure series," comments Jan Sandri, FSR's president. "Its capacity to support 50 pounds for a projector, and 12 pounds on each shelf makes it ideal for any venue requiring a robust ceiling mount."
The unit is intended for conference centers, schools, meeting and training facilities, airports and museums. The product's advanced deep box design has a pull-down 4 RU cage with gas-spring assisted ball-bearing slide. 2 RU of angle-adjustable rack-mounting surfaces on either end of the cage facilitate mounting and visibility of 1RU/2RU patch panels.
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1-3/8" of clear space on both sides allows for wire bundles to traverse parallel to the cage after installation. Each side of the box has an edge-protected bundled cable inlet cavity, filled with flame retardant foam seal. The interior of the CB-224 is complete with 5 internal outlets, 1 external outlet, and a fan.
The CB-224 ceiling box is available in 4 versions: with or without a pole-mount for a projector, and both with or without "smart" electronics. A smart module brings Green Energy savings to the ceiling box by turning power on and off to non-critical equipment based on the current being drawn by the projector, notes FSR. In effect, when the projector is shut down, the non-critical devices in the ceiling box are powered off as well, and when the projector is powered on, so are the other devices. This reduces the amount of power being consumed by the room when it is not in use.
The CB-224 is ETL listed and has approvals for safety (UL 60950-1) and visible smoke (UL-2043). Units are currently shipping.