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. 778-5146
BrandRS PRO
$59.30
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10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Grey LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 842-7349
BrandRS PRO
$846.71
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
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500m Unterminated - F/FTP - - - 7.3mm - 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 - - - -
RS Stock No. 778-5137
BrandRS PRO
$27.58
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Grey LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 775-4861
Mfr. Part No.PCD-07002-0E
$24.86
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 STP Grey LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 757-5144
Mfr. Part No.6XV1878-2A
BrandSiemens
$137.86
1 Reel of 20 Metre(s)
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20m Unterminated - Twisted Pair Green PVC - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-5551
Mfr. Part No.XS6W-6LSZH8SS50CM-Y
BrandOmron
$22.52
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP, STP Yellow LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-5553
Mfr. Part No.XS6W-6LSZH8SS500CM-Y
BrandOmron
$51.88
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP, STP Yellow LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 775-4852
Mfr. Part No.PCD-07001-0E
$20.40
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 STP Grey LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 757-5150
Mfr. Part No.6XV1878-2B
BrandSiemens
$195.19
1 Reel of 20 Metre(s)
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20m Unterminated - Twisted Pair Green PVC - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6781
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2769-20
BrandRoline
$74.90
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20m - Male RJ45 UTP White - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6791
Mfr. Part No.21.15.0879-2
BrandRoline
$304.60
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90m - Male RJ45 - Grey - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6782
Mfr. Part No.21.15.0870-5
BrandRoline
$63.60
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20m - Male RJ45 - Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 123-5546
Mfr. Part No.XS6W-6LSZH8SS300CM-B
BrandOmron
$38.95
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP, STP Blue LSZH - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6792
Mfr. Part No.21.17.3003-20
BrandRoline
$5.20
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- - RJ45 - - - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6783
Mfr. Part No.21.15.0871-5
BrandRoline
$95.40
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30m - Male RJ45 - Grey - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 197-3637
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2832-100
BrandRoline
$12.95
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2m Terminated Male RJ45 S/FTP - - - - - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 176-6269
Mfr. Part No.PX0896/3M00
BrandBulgin
$83.17
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Unterminated S/FTP Black Polyurethane, PVC - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6784
Mfr. Part No.21.15.0872-2
BrandRoline
$159.10
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50m - Male RJ45 - Grey - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6763
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2727-40
BrandRoline
$41.40
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10m - Male RJ45 UTP Yellow - - - - -
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