Outdoor Enclosures: original ODE range

The ViaLite original ODE range of outdoor enclosures provide a cost-effective housing solution which can be used indoors or outdoors, and in environmentally harsh conditions.  The units can be free-standing or wall/pole mounted.

There is a range of connectivity options.  Power supply feed and fiber optic cable connections can be permanent for fixed installations or connectorized for rapid field deployment.  To maximize reliability in critical systems, dual redundant hot-swappable power supplies can be fitted.

  • CE approved and EMC compatible
  • IP rated and NEMA approved
  • Plug and play format
  • Suitable for harsh environments
  • All modules hot swappable
  • Dual redundant power options
  • Interface for monitor and control (M&C) systems
  • 5-year warranty as standard

You may also be interested in the new ODE-A4 and ODE-MINI enclosures. You can view the Outdoor Enclosure comparison chart for more help comparing the range.

Please contact us for custom build enclosures.


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Outdoor Enclosures: original ODE range

ODE-A4 (for ViaLiteHD)

The original ODE-A enclosure has been superseded by the ODE-A4 range of outdoor enclosures, which includes GPS, VSAT and Quad LNB models. Go to product page.



A larger 12U outdoor enclosure that can hold four 3U 19″ racks.  When used with ViaLiteHD this means up to 52 chassis cards can be accommodated or 104 channels when using the dual channel card.  Alternatively, the extra rack space can be used for other equipment.  The ODE-C enables access to the front and rear of the equipment, even when the enclosure is wall mounted.

The ODE-C was upgraded with a new design in 2021. Read more about the changes.


ODE-D and ODE-D+

The ODE-D and ODE-D+ are large, free standing outdoor enclosures with 25U of rack space.  The units can accommodate up to 214 ViaLiteHD channels and are typically used to house ViaLite equipment with customer equipment.  The ODE-D+ enclosure has the added benefit of air-conditioning.

The enclosures are sufficiently large enough to replace the need for – and cost of – constructing an outdoor building.


You may also be interested in our smallest enclosure: the ODE-MINI. View the comparison chart to help find which enclosures best meet your requirements.

DIN Rail Mounting Kit

A DIN Rail Mounting Kit can be purchased to store Blue OEM modules vertically in existing enclosures/housings and for wall-mounting where a DIN Rail is present (contact us for more details).

The Kit comes complete with bracket, thermal pad and fixings.

It can also be used, if desired, in the ViaLite ODE-D/ODE-D+ enclosures.

DIN Rail Mounting Kit for ViaLiteHD Blue OEM modules


For the ODE-A4, please visit the ODE-A4 product page.

Outdoor Enclosures Datasheet  (version 75010-DS-4)  covering the ODE-C, ODE-D and ODE-D+. Also covers the discontinued ODE-A and ODE-B.

Outdoor Enclosures Datasheet (version 75010-DS-4) Japanese version. Also covers the discontinued ODE-A and ODE-B.

ODE-C Outdoor Enclosure User Manual (version 75030-HB-1)


Choosing the right enclosure

ViaLite Outdoor Enclosure comparison chart


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