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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Description Price Length Terminated/Unterminated Connector Type Shield Type Sheath Colour Outer Sheath Material Number of Strands Outer Diameter Core Strands Fire Behaviour
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RS Stock No. 194-6734
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2721-100
BrandRoline
$9.90
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1m - Male RJ45 UTP Yellow - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 194-6782
Mfr. Part No.21.15.0870-5
BrandRoline
$63.60
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20m - Male RJ45 - Grey - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6741
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2722-100
BrandRoline
$13.80
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2m - Male RJ45 UTP Yellow - - - - -
RS Stock No. 176-3689
Mfr. Part No.CAE4106002M
BrandBelden
$36.10
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Blue - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6744
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2752-100
BrandRoline
$13.80
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2m - Male RJ45 UTP Black - - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-4186
Mfr. Part No.09482612749030
BrandHARTING
$63.90
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 - Yellow PVC - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-4208
Mfr. Part No.33481111A21030
BrandHARTING
$109.30
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3m Terminated Male ix/Male ix Shielded PUR Grey PUR - - - -
RS Stock No. 175-7234
Mfr. Part No.5254SH1
$184.48
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
100m Unterminated - U/FTP Purple LSZH - 7.3mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 175-6556
Mfr. Part No.2202ELY.00500
BrandBelden
$1,085.54
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
500m Unterminated - S/FTP Blue LSZH 8 7mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 178-4196
Mfr. Part No.33481111A20005
BrandHARTING
$86.50
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500mm Terminated Male ix/Male ix - Grey PVC - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-4200
Mfr. Part No.33481111A20020
BrandHARTING
$93.80
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2m Terminated Male ix/Male ix - Grey PVC - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6746
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2703-50
BrandRoline
$17.80
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3m - Male RJ45 UTP Grey - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6760
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2707-40
BrandRoline
$41.40
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10m - Male RJ45 UTP Grey - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 194-6767
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2767-40
BrandRoline
$41.40
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10m - Male RJ45 UTP White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 175-6550
Mfr. Part No.2201ELV.00500
BrandBelden
$1,632.60
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
500m Unterminated - F/FTP Blue LSZH 8 7.9mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 775-4868
Mfr. Part No.PCD-07006-0E
$38.47
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7m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 STP Grey LSZH - - - -
RS Stock No. 226-671
Mfr. Part No.F5558SH
$745.55
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
100m Unterminated - F/FTP Purple LSZH - 7.4 x 14.8mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
New
RS Stock No. 194-6730
Mfr. Part No.21.15.2760-100
BrandRoline
$7.60
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500mm - Male RJ45 UTP White - - - - -
RS Stock No. 162-3173
Mfr. Part No.1683ENH.00500
BrandBelden
$799.54
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
500m Unterminated - U/UTP Blue LSZH - 7.2mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
RS Stock No. 176-6266
Mfr. Part No.PX0898/2M00
BrandBulgin
$86.294
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Black PUR, PVC - - - -
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