Cat6a Cable

Cat 6a cables or Category 6a cables are an high speed type of ethernet cable or patch cable as they're also known. They are used as a commonly within various types of industries and workplaces, including offices and warehouses requiring a network. Anywhere which has an internet connection, it's almost a guarantee you'll find one of these network cables.Who would use Cat6a?Various industries use these cables, but they are also used within the home. After installation, some common applications include: Computers and Laptops Televisions Wifi access points Network enabled appliances TelephonesThere are various types of shielded and unshielded versions of these cables, including, but not limited to: F/UTP S/FTP U/FTP Tinned Copper braid Bare copperWhat kind of cable connector is used?RJ-45 is the standard connector used with a Cat6a cable assembly. RJ45 is the universal connector used with 99% of network devices. Other connectors may be installed onto a Cat6a cable, but if you're selecting a pre-wired cat6a cable, then more often than not, RJ45 is the connector that would be used.What is a Cat6a cable used for?Cat6a ethernet cables are used as data cables, directly linking a router or a modem to the device accessing the ethernet. Cat6a is a great choice for large spaces which may not be able to connect to the ethernet within a short distance.What is the difference between Cat6a and Cat6?The main difference between a Cat6a cable and a Cat6 cable would be the amount of bandwidth frequency they can support. Cat 6a can support double the amount of a Cat 6 around 500 MHz. After installation, Cat6a will also perform at 10 gigabits at 100 m, which is actually over the allocated length for a Cat6 cable (37 m). If choosing between the two, Cat6a is the more logical choice, especially for applications which may require networks at further distances apart.What about safety?As a standard, every Cat6a cable is listed as at least LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen). Meaning these cables will emit a very little amount of smoke and no halogen if exposed to a high heat source. Although you should always check the kind of shielded version you need, especially in a high heat environment.

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RS Stock No. 176-3685
Mfr. Part No.CA24106001M
BrandBelden
$26.62
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 UTP Blue - - - - -
RS Stock No. 186-1612
Mfr. Part No.6ASPAT50CMBL
BrandStartech
$15.26
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 Shielded (STP) Blue PVC - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6749
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2733-50
BrandRoline
$17.80
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3m - Male RJ45 UTP Green - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6722
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2986-50
BrandRoline
$7.04
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300mm - Male RJ45 UTP Black - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6780
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2759-20
BrandRoline
$74.90
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20m - Male RJ45 UTP Black - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 197-3675
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2839-20
BrandRoline
$69.04
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20m Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 778-5143
BrandRS PRO
$14.77
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Blue LSZH - - - -
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RS Stock No. 197-3639
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2852-100
BrandRoline
$12.95
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2m Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 178-4199
Mfr. Part No.33481111A20015
BrandHARTING
$91.40
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1.5m Terminated Male ix/Male ix - Grey PVC - - - -
RS Stock No. 186-1621
Mfr. Part No.6ASPAT2MAQ
BrandStartech
$25.45
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 Shielded (STP) Light Blue PVC - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6774
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2768-30
BrandRoline
$58.20
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15m - Male RJ45 UTP White - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 197-3625
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2860-100
BrandRoline
$8.29
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 186-1609
Mfr. Part No.6ASPAT50CMBK
BrandStartech
$15.26
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 Shielded (STP) Black PVC - - - -
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RS Stock No. 197-3666
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2818-30
BrandRoline
$53.40
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15m Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
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RS Stock No. 197-3628
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2821-100
BrandRoline
$9.86
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1m Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 778-5161
BrandRS PRO
$10.30
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Black LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 175-7234
Mfr. Part No.5254SH1
$197.60
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
100m Unterminated - U/FTP Purple LSZH - 7.3mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 175-6557
Mfr. Part No.2202ENH.00500
BrandBelden
$1,073.76
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
500m Unterminated - S/FTP Blue LSZH 8 7mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 226-788
Mfr. Part No.F5554SH
$273.77
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
100m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated F/FTP Purple LSZH 1 7.4mm 1XAWG23 Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
New
RS Stock No. 197-3658
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2817-40
BrandRoline
$37.77
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10m Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
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