Compact DIN-Rail or surface-mount Ethernet shielded CAT 6 patch panel. Keystone jacks are backwards compatible with CAT 5 cabling. Compact size allows minimum space requirements within control cabinetry. Device includes large openings on top and bottom of the patch panel to accommodate a large volume of field Ethernet cabling. Device features a sliding face plate with capture mechanism to allow patch panel to be kept open hands-free.