• What is a Pre-terminated Copper Trunk Assembly?

    Copper trunks are part of Leviton’s extensive, quick turnaround make-to-order (MTO) program. The custom-configured cable assemblies speed installation at data centers and other large, critical applications. By s...
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  • What colors are cat6A shielded connectors available in? 6S10G-S6A

    Cat6A 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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  • Category 6A - F/UTP Testing

    We are installing a shielded Cat 6a system. Do you have recommendations as to any testing of the integrity of the shield-to-ground at the Horizontal Cross-Connect?
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  • What tool can be used to terminate a 6A 110-block

    Is a special tool needed for termination of the 41D6A-1F4?
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  • Channel Rated vs. Component Rating

    Channel Rated: This is the less-stringent rating. When all of the components of a Permanent Link or Channel (jack, cable, optional consolidation point, patch panel, and – for the Channel – patch cords at b...
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  • What is different about Category 6A cable?

    CAT 6A cable is considerably different from previous generation cable. The larger outside diameter (OD), corresponding larger minimum bend radius, and heavier weight will change installation requirements from routing ...
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  • What awg can I use with the Cat 6A shielded jack 6ASHD-S6A?

    What awg can I use with the Cat 6A shielded jack 6ASHD-S6A?
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  • What is the maximum outside diameter of cable that can be used with the Cat 6a connector?

    What is the maximum outside diameter of cable that can be used with the Cat 6a connector?
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  • Combing and Bundling CAT 6A cables

    Combing and Bundling CAT 6A cables   Because of increased alien crosstalk (AXT) that occurs with strict combing or tightly bundling CAT 6A cable, Leviton and other organizations recommend that CAT 6A cables be in...
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  • Things to know about first time CAT6A installs

    Cat6A is becoming more in more common and there are a few things to know to help the first few installs go smoothly   First, you'll  need to know how best to work with the cabling Most 6A cable typically c...
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  • Product documentation mentions that Alien Crosstalk is tested in a "6-around-1" configuration. Does this mean that my cable bundle size is limited in a Category 6A installation?

    No, your cable bundle size is not limited. The factory and 3rd-party testing that is done for Category 6A Alien Crosstalk is done in a “worst case” 6-around-1 configuration (7 cables). The “one&rdquo...
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  • What is the maximum length you can run cat6A 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 the cone of silence sold separately?

    No, the cone of silence is not sold separatly, it is only available with the purchase Leviton Cat6A connectors. For more information please contact technical support 1-800-722-2082
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  • What is the difference between the component and channel rated connectors?

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  • What colors are available for cat6A connectors?

    Cat6A connectors are available in a variety of colors.
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  • What tool should I use to terminate a CAT 6A connector?

    A CAT 6A jack can be terminated with a 110 Wire Punchdown/Termination Tool.  Leviton part number 49553-814.
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  • What are the Codes and Standards that regulate the Structured Cabling industry?

    ANSI/EIA/TIA-568-C0: Generic Telecommunications Cabling for Customer Premises (February 2009),ANSI/EIA/TIA-568-C.1: Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard (February 2009), ANSI/EIA/TIA-568-C.2: Balanc...
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  • What is Leviton’s position on AXT (Alien Crosstalk) Testing?

    Independent 3rd-party and Leviton tests have proven that properly installed Leviton CAT 6A products have significant alien crosstalk (AXT) headroom over the standard requirements. As a result, qualified Certification ...
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  • What should I know about Alien Crosstalk testing?

    AXT testing measures the unwanted noise coupled to the cable being tested (called the “Victim” or “Disturbed”) by any number of surrounding cables (the other cables in the cable bundle, called ...
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  • What is different in testing Category 6A network cabling?

    Basic field testing of CAT 6A installations is much like field testing for CAT 5e and 6. However, CAT 6A adds several tests, including a group for alien crosstalk (AXT). In addition, CAT 6A testing is performed out to...
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