How to run power to a surface-mounted electrical cabinet?

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I have to install a surface-mounted electrical cabinet enclosure on an interior finished wall. Cut sheet attached. The cabinet has “push through rubber conduit grommets” on the bottom, but nothing out the back. I plan to extend a line from a nearby electrical outlet to power it. But what’s a code-compliant way to have a conduit exit the interior finished wallspace and enter this cabinet? I know I can’t just have exposed romex exit the wall and enter this cabinet. Do I add another box in the wall and then exit the box with a short whip section? Or, probably easier is that I make my own hole out the back of the cabinet?

Advice appreciated.

Thank you.

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What is it for? Need spec sheet for the cabinet and whatever your using it for?
 

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I'm not an electrician but a few things to be known.

...Is a permit to be pulled for the 911 compliant or for the electric connection?
...The electric must be connected to a GFCI circuit. It must be labeled as such unless the GFCI can be mounted inside the cabinet but it doesn't look like it can. Do read the installation instructions. It might mention GFCI requirements. There are GFCI with a built in alarm should it trip.

-Construction meets NEMA/EEMAC Type 3X, (water proof corrosion protected)
....Drilling a hole in the rear will void the compliance. Search for electric coupling 90 degree. Use a bottom hole and run down the wall a bit before turning into the wall with a 90 degree coupling.

Do not short cut this installation. If the phone fails to not work because of an installation problem and someone is injured or worse, liability will be chasing you.
 
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