This 1RU sliding drawer module is used to house patching facilities in an optical fibre termination rack. It may be front or rear mounted in a 19 inch rack. Provided is a 24 position, flat patch panel at the front face, which includes 12 x LC duplex connectors (24 ports) installed. All mounting hardware is supplied and the unit is configured ready to install. The unit has a universal rear entry for the external cable, which allows entry from either side. It is also provided with a gland for cable location.