Patent Number: 6,166,895

Title: Patch cable and method for installing telecommunications equipment in remote terminals

Abstract: A patch cord and method for installing new hardware in a remote terminal of a telecommunications system. Hardware installed inside remote terminal cabinets require lightning protection systems to prevent damage from sudden power surges. The patch cord and method allow new hardware to be installed in the remote terminal using existing lightning protection systems.

Inventors: Dziedzic; Lewis L. (Douglasville, GA)

Assignee: BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation

International Classification: H04Q 1/02 (20060101); H04Q 1/14 (20060101); H01R 13/68 (20060101); H02H 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017