• What colors are cat5E shielded connectors available in?

    Cat5E connectors are made out of a metal material and are available in only a metal finish to maintain there shielded properties.  
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  • What is the outer diameter of the Slimline Cat 5e patch cord?

    What is the outer diameter of the Slimline Cat 5e patch cord?
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  • How far can you run cat5E cabling?

    TIA specifies 90 meters (295 feet) as the maximum permanent link length and 100 meters (328 feet) for maximum channel length( this length also includes patch cables at either end of the connection) . The standards do ...
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  • Is there a difference between cat5E and cat5e? Big E little e?

    There is no difference betweeen Cat5e and Cat5E some companies simply market with a E instead of a e. According to TIA\EIA standards there is only one (1) type of CAT5e which is stated Category 5e (lowercase "e"). CAT...
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  • How far can I run cat5E cable?

    TIA specifies 90 meters (295 feet) as the maximum permanent link length and 100 meters (328 feet) for maximum channel length ( this would be the length of the backbone cabling combined with the length of the patch cab...
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  • Can CAT5E patch cords be used with a CAT6 backbone cabling?

    Cat5e patch cords can be used with in a Cat6 network cabled infrastructure. This is one of the advantages of CAT 6 in that it is backward compatible. However, the channel will be rated Cat 5e, because a channel is rat...
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  • If I use a Cat5e RJ45 connector with a CAT6 UTP cable, will the installation be CAT5e or CAT6?

    According to the Standards it will be a Cat 5e channel. The performance maybe  somewhat better, but nowhere near CAT 6 channel requirements. You can set up a channel using any components and measure it using a CA...
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  • If I use a Cat5e RJ45 connector with a CAT6 UTP cable, will the installation be CAT5e or CAT6?

    According to the Standards it will be a Cat 5e channel. The performance maybe  somewhat better, but nowhere near CAT 6 channel requirements. You can set up a channel using any components and measure it using a CA...
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  • What is 10base5

    10Base5 is an Ethernet term meaning a maximum transfer rate of 10 Megabits per second that uses baseband signaling, with 5 continuous segments not exceeding 100 meters per segment.   10 base 2 and 10 base 5 are t...
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  • What is the difference between the two cat5E connectors you offer?

    Also the 5G110-R*5 connector  have the cables connect to the rear at a 180 degrees from the face of the connector              5G108-R*5 connector ...
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  • What colors do cat5e connectors com in?

    Cat5e connectors are avaliable in a variety of colors.
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  • What are the advantages of using Cat6 vs Cat5e?

    • Backward compatibility to categories 5e, 5 and 3 • Open standard that allows products from different vendors to work together • Patch cord plug and jack interoperability for modular (RJ-45 type) co...
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