Make sure to use the included dielectric grease in snowy climates


#1

Today we had a C5 we thought was failing. When the technician got to the site, he found the RJ45 boot/cover was full of snow. I had him load the connector up with the included grease and the issue appears to be gone.

My techs had complained about the quality of the RJ-45 cover on the C5, but they’re used to the screw on type with rubber gaskets. These appear to work as more of a protective cover with the grease intended to keep the connection dry.


#2

I live on a tropical island, and I have been pouring it to our new installation to avoid the corrosion do to salt or rain.


#3

Mimosa really needs to change the design of the C5 gland. It’s cheesy and hard to get seated on the 4 plastic prongs. I’m hoping we don’t have any issues with water in our rainy and snowy climate.


#4

I agree. I’m not sure why they reinvented the wheel, when there was a trusted, inexpensive solution.


#5

All they need to do is make it like the B5 gland…problem solved.