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Elk SWB28 28-Inch Universal Structured Wiring Panel
Elk SWB28 28-Inch Universal Structured Wiring Panel
Elk 28-Inch Universal Structured Wiring Panel SWB-28
Item# 128828
Price: $101.09
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  • Keeps structured wiring systems organized
  • Houses centralized wiring for CATV, telephone, computer networks, security and more
  • Easily mounts between standard 16" wall studs
  • Lockable cover

Essential Info

This 28-Inch Universal Structured Wiring Panel is generously sized at 14.25" x 28" x 4.5". Additional key features include: seven large-capacity 2.5" wire entry holes, a knockout for a standard 2-outlet J box to provide AC power, and a lockable cover.

This box is also available in a smaller 14" Structured Wiring Box.


What's Included

  • Elk 28-Inch Universal Structured Wiring Panel SWB-28
  • More Info

    The trouble with ordinary structured wiring panels is that they usually only fit proprietary equipment made by the same manufacturer, making it difficult to mix and match systems in a neat and organized manner. But that's no longer a problem with the Universal Structured Wiring Panel, the only panel that allows you to keep all your components under one roof.

    Compatible With the Most Popular Brands
    The Universal Structured Wiring Panel works with Leviton Structured Media, OnQ, and ChannelPlus Open House systems, one format at a time. To mix and match equipment from these systems, simply add optional Universal Mounting Rails as needed. Each set includes two punched rails for mounting of telephone, cat.5, and computer network modules.

    Works for Equipment From Any Manufacturer
    If you need to house a component from a vendor other than those mentioned above, you'll also need the optional Multipurpose Adapter Plate. This adapter plate essentially gives you the freedom of buying components like ethernet hubs and cable modems from any manufacturer, rather than being limited to buy one from one specific manufacturer.

    Supports Alarm System Circuit Boards
    To mount circuit boards from alarm systems or other home automation products, use the optional Circuit Board Glides. These glides not only allow boards without enclosures to slide in, they also provide support.

    Fits Between Standard 16" Wall Studs
    Universal Structured Wiring Panels are constructed of heavy-duty, 19-gauge metal, and easily mount between standard 16" wall studs (allows for 0.5" wall finish plus door mounting flange).

    Accessories Complete the Installation
  • Nylon Standoffs allow you to mount circuit boards with no fear of shorting against the cabinet. These standoffs also allow cooling air to circulate on the "back" side of the board. Package of 10.
  • The 4.75" Multipurpose Adapter Plate mounts devices of unusual shapes and sizes, and can accept products from any manufacturer.
  • The Battery Shelf accomodates your backup battery, up to a 12V 8Ah size.
  • If your door goes missing or becomes damaged, as sometimes happens during construction, you can get a replacement door.

  • Specifications


    Manufacturer Product No.:SWB-28
    Dimensions:14 1/4" x 28" x 4 1/2"
    Construction:19 gauge metal
    Compatibility:Works with equipment from any manufacturer

    Important notes:
    Defective exchanges for identical item within Manufacturer’s warranty period.
    Manufacturer contact information: ELK Products Inc, Tel: (800) 797-9355


    16 Ratings
    5 star: 75%  (12)
    4 star: 6%  (1)
    3 star: 6%  (1)
    2 star: 0%  (0)
    1 star: 12%  (2)
    Average Customer Rating
    (16 customer ratings)
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    PETER -- natick, MA   5/9/2013
    A solid panel, not too expensive and very well finished.
    Jabran -- seattle, WA   4/26/2012
    This box is great for an M1G with other accessories, had to upgrade from the 14 when adding the input expander board. The one accessory that Elk makes for this box that would be nice if SH sold is the 1.75 grommet. It is Elk-SWD1. Electrical houses don't stock 1.75 grommets so if you want one best bet is to get the Elk product.
    NATHAN -- mountain view, CA   11/18/2011
    I don't know why the M1 ships with a 14 inch panel. There is no way to fit everything included in the isy99i bundle in the included panel. This one came to the rescue so everything included in the M1 gold kit with isy99i can fit in a wall under my stairs.
    DONALD -- dripping springs, TX   1/17/2011
    Arrive in good condition and in a timely manner. I've used this type of enclosure in other homes I've owned and it serves the purpose for which it is designed quite well.
    W.T. -- tucson, AZ   1/15/2010
    Comes with hinged door and lock. Nicely integrates a standard 2 plug 110v junction box at the bottom for internal power.
    DAVID -- deer park, NY   10/23/2007
    These are great midrange (size wise) cabinets. This is my third and almost full so will probably buy a fourth.
    MICHAEL -- south bend, IN   7/13/2007
    Product is highly flexible for multiple uses as AV distribution center or other low voltage applications. As shipped, the locking cover is an improvement over the product description in the catalog.
    CHRIS -- rancho cucamonga, CA   6/27/2007
    Everything was ok
    JAMES -- lutz, FL   5/13/2007
    Very nice and well built.
    WILLIAM -- san diego, CA   10/13/2006
    High quality, sturdy box, w/ a large number of placement options for components. Bright white enamel finish helps with low light areas.
    AMY -- montgomery, TX   9/18/2005
    Good price excellent product. Fits perfect
    RON -- locust grove, GA   8/31/2005
    This is my second panel and I'm very happy with the quality and value of this product.
    Ron -- Atlanta   8/31/2005
    My second panel purchase and this thing works great. One for all of my telco and satellite connections and the other for ethernet routing, switching, etc. A must have for new home construction.
    TIMOTHY -- encino, CA   5/9/2005
    Ron M. -- atlanta, GA   12/6/2004
    Well worth the money! A fine product.
    ANDREW -- queen creek, AZ   10/20/2004
    There is alot more room than I expected and it will allow me to use my linksys router and cable modem that are too large for other boxes requiring their products only.
    MICHAEL -- meridian, MS   9/20/2004
    Good Price.


    Elk ELK-SWR Universal Mounting Rails for Structured Wiring Panel  Elk ELK-SWNS1 Nylon Standoffs (package of 10)  Elk ELK-SWP Multi-Purpose Adapter Plate  Elk ELK-SWG Circuit Board Guides (pack of 2) 
    Elk ELK-SWR Universal Mounting Rails for Structured Wiring Panel  Elk ELK-SWNS1 Nylon Standoffs (package of 10)  Elk ELK-SWP Multi-Purpose Adapter Plate  Elk ELK-SWG Circuit Board Guides (pack of 2) 
    Elk ELK-SWS Battery Shelf for Structured Wiring Panel       
    Elk ELK-SWS Battery Shelf for Structured Wiring Panel       

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