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Rugged Outdoor & Indoor Enclosures for Fiber, Copper and Wireless Networks

CUBE Broadband Enclosures - Remote Cabinets

Charles Universal Broadband Enclosures (CUBE) bring a new level of compactness to full-featured fiber optic and copper remote terminals. Their optimized size and weight allow technicians to install these terminals in virtually any location quickly and easily. They are ideal for placements at cell sites, business parks, and MDU. 

Designed to house a variety of communications equipment, CUBE are pre-wired to meet your power, protection and physical interface requirements. Many customizable sizes and features provide the flexibility to meet your every backhaul application.
All CUBE Cabinets are designed to meet GR-487 and NEMA 4X (sealed cabinets) or 3R (vented cabintets) standards.

Charles Industries custom builds CUBE cabinets to the specific needs of its customers. The models presented below represent some of our most popular configurations. You are encouraged to call Charles at 847-806-6300 to discuss your application and specific cabinet needs. Charles provides full engineering support and application consultation for its CUBE family of enclosures, and will work with you to create the most reliable and cost-efficient cabinet solution tailored to your network.
 

CUBE Cabinet Types

 
Battery Backup

Multi-Purpose

Padmount

Multi-Chamber Rackmount

Single Chamber Rackmount

Small Cell

Site Support

Vertical Mount 

Applications:
Wireless Backhaul
As cell sites and distributed antenna systems (DAS) across the country are upgraded to support 4G services, the Charles CUBE portfolio offers a number of compact, robust and cost effective outdoor enclosures for wireless backhaul electronics.  With flexible mounting options and support for multi-chamber designs and power options, CUBE RL and CUBE PM Series solutions will help maximize the profits of your backhaul service offering. 
CUBE RL SeriesCUBE PM Series

Wireless Backhaul Cabinets

Site Support
One of the biggest challenges wireless service providers face is to provide reliable power in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. Charles has a line of site support cabinets which allow providers to install new, highly efficient rectifiers and batteries in a compact and durable enclosure. With options for thermal management, and pay as you grow scalability, Charles' line of site support cabinets protects your network integrity with an environmentally friendly, energy efficient solution.
CUBE SS SeriesCUBE BBU Series
Site Support Cabinets
Small Cell
To address the ever growing demand for mobile data consumption, Small Cells are being rapidly deployed in urban environments. Charles works with mobile operators, wireline backhaul providers and OEMs to develop compact enclosures for Small Cell deployments. Charles Small Cell enclosures house Ethernet demarcation devices, AC/DC rectifiers, Small Cell equipment and batteries for backup.  Rugged enough to stand up to the outside plant environment, yet small and lightweight, Charles Small Cell CUBE Enclosures are poised to play a key part in the cellular network's future!
CUBE SC Series
Small Cell / Pico Cell Cabinets
Fiber-to-the-Node (DSLAM)
The challenge of providing broadband services to an increasingly rural population is alleviated with the CUBE cabinets. With support for power and various protection options, Charles has a complete line of integrated CUBE solutions to meet your FTTN needs with 24-1000 port configurations.
CUBE PM Series

FTTN DSLAM Cabinets

Base Transceiver Station (BTS)
Today, with the strong push to roll out LTE, tremendous amount of deployment of BTS enclosures is taking place. BTS equipment has gotten smaller and more efficient over the years. Charles is positioned to assist these deployments with a line of rugged and compact enclosures for today’s dynamic BTS needs. Various thermal options are available to ensure your equipment is protected and your site is reliable.
CUBE PM Series (Specifically CUBE PM639 Series)
BTS Cabinets
Ethernet / GPON / RFoG
Whether in a business park or a residential multi dwelling unit, carriers are delivering broadband solutions to increasing number of subscribers. CUBE solutions specifically targeted at supporting these services at MDUs have been developed. Customizable sizes, features and optional equipment provide the flexibility to meet your MDU applications.
CUBE RL SeriesCUBE RM SeriesCUBE MP Series
Ethernet / GPON / RFoG Cabinets
Automatic Meter Reading (AMR)
Charles has developed integrated solutions to address AMR applications. Rugged enough to stand up to the rigors of the utility marketplace, but compact and cost effective to protect your investment while helping to bring your project in on budget, the CUBE VM series offers a number of preconfigured options to house aggregation equipment.
CUBE VM SeriesCUBE MP Series

AMR AMI Cabinets

OEM
Charles has a diverse range of cabinet sizes and configurations. We leverage our state of the art sheet metal fabrication and powder coating manufacturing facility to deliver customized, integrated enclosure solutions to house and protect your electronics allowing the OEM to deliver a complete solution to all your customer’s needs. Solutions for wireless backhaul, BTS, DSLAM and GPON MDU products have already been developed with multiple top OEM companies in the telecom market.
All CUBE Series
OEM Cabinets
Configurable Options:
  • Thermal systems (heat exchangers, air conditioners, direct air cool)
  • Pre-wired cable harnesses for various electronics
  • Fiber splice trays
  • Surge protection
  • Protector block interface types (screw, punchdown, etc.)
  • Integrated power (AC, AC with battery backup, DC)
  • Padlockable rackmount equipment cages
  • Pre-stubbed cable types and lengths
  • Door locks and security bolts
  • Door alarms
  • Swing rack mounting rails
  • Slide-out laptop trays
  • Solar shielding
  • Venting
  • Customer-specific labeling

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CUBE Series:

SERIES
CABINET TYPE
CUBE BBU Series Large-sized pad mount Battery Backup cabinets supporting lead acid (VRLA) or nickel cadmium (Ni-CD) battery strings
CUBE MP Series Compact-sized multi-purpose enclosures with steel mesh or wooden backboards, NEMA rated
CUBE PM Series Large-sized pad mount enclosures with single or multiple chambers
CUBE RL Series Mid-sized multi-chamber cabinets with mounting rails for 19" and 23" rackmount equipment
CUBE RM Series Mid-sized single chamber cabinets with mounting rails for 19" and 23" rackmount equipment
CUBE SC Series Small Cell enclosures house Ethernet demarcation devices, AC/DC rectifiers, small cell equipment and batteries for backup
CUBE SS Series Large-sized pad mount Site Support cabinets supporting lead acid (VRLA) or nickel cadmium (Ni-CD) battery strings and 23" rackmount equipment compartments
CUBE VM Series Small to mid-sized cabinets with backplanes for vertically-mounted equipment
 

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