15' CAT5E, 350MHz, RJ45 M/M Ethernet Patch Cable w/Snagless Boot - Grey

15' CAT5E, 350MHz, RJ45 M/M Ethernet Patch Cable w/Snagless Boot - Grey
Product Number   Shipping Weight 1.0 lbs
Warranty Period 1 Year Manufacturer  
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What is Category 5, 5E & 6 (CAT5, CAT5E CAT6)?

This is a performance designation for twisted pair cable and connectors specified up to 550 MHz and data rates of 100 Mbps. Cat 5 performs at up to 100MHz while Cat 5E performance reaches up to 350MHz. Newer Cables called Cat 6 are rated at 550Mhz. Both Category 5 and Category 5E consist of unshielded twisted pair with 100 ohm impedance and electrical characteristics supporting transmissions up to 550 MHz. Cat 5E (350MHz) and Cat 6 (550MHz) improve on the original Cat 5 (100MHz) design by adding more shielding through extra twists to the wire. Cat 6 places a divider inside the inner core to separate the wire pairs even more than Cat 5E. The differences between Category 5 and Category 5E are in transmission performance. Category 5E components are most suitable for a higher-speed Ethernet. Gigabit Ethernet applications reaching 1000 Mbps should use Category 6 cabling for best results.

The type of network you install will reflect your specific needs, but it is essential to remember that the network's performance can only be as good as the cables that connect it. That's why Telecommander will never sacrifice quality in the cables we carry. Telecommander only delivers cable that transmits at speeds that are fully compatible with today's high speed cards. Cat 5E cable transmits at speeds up to 100Mbps.

These 15' Ethernet cables are manufactured with RJ45 plugs that have 50 micro inches of gold plate on the connector contacts to ensure superior performance. All cables are CSA & UL approved, meet ETL to EIA/TIA-568A standards and are tested before shipping!!
  • 15 Feet
  • Verified Category 5E 350MHZ Enhanced Network Cable
  • Color: Grey
  • Premium snagless-type molding to protect the connection
  • Features:
  • Connects various networking devices that require straight -through cable
  • Most commonly used to connect workstation to wall outlet and hub to distribution panel
  • You use Cat5E patch cable for these connections:
  • 1. PC to router
  • 2. PC to hub
  • 3. PC to cable modem
  • 4. PC to switch
  • 5. cable modem to router
  • Patch cable may or may not work for DSL modem connections (depends on your service provider).
  • Manufactured using quality components:
  • Perfect for 10/100BaseT networks
  • RJ45 male to male
  • Connectors: 50 micro gold plated connectors to insure a clean and clear transmission
  • Shielded RJ45 plugs
  • Verified:
  • UL & CSA Approved CAT5E Patch Cable
  • ETL to EIA/TIA-568A
  • UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
  • Cable: Stranded
  • 24 AWG 4 pair Copper
  • CM Type PVC Jacket
  • 80 degrees C
  • 300V
  • FT4
  • Straight Through:
  • PVC rubberized cable jacket
  • Ethernet Ready
  • What the difference between Ethernet, Straight-through, and Patch Cables?
  • Absolutely nothing. These three terms are synonymous when talking cable.
  • Category 5 vs. Category 5 Enhanced (5E)
  • Cat 5 is an old standard, most cable manufactures don't even make it anymore. Cat 5E is what should be used in today's higher speed networks. Cat 5E is fully backwards compatible with all Cat 5 products and networks. Cat 5E builds on the old Cat 5 design but adds more twists to the wire pairs to allow for higher transmission speeds up to 3 1/2 times that of the old Cat 5 cable...from 100MHz to 350MHz!!
  • Although Cat 5 may work there is no reason NOT to spend a few more dollars on a better, faster cable...Cat 5E
  • Copper RJ45 vs. Gold plated RJ-45 (50 & 3)
  • Most people don't realize there are differences in the end connectors called RJ-45 8p8c plugs. They may all appear to look a like but the difference lies in which materials make up the contacts. Some are made with Copper while others are plated with Gold. As you may have guessed Gold is the best contact material used... but here is the catch! There are different concentrations of Gold plugs. Some are 3 (3 microinches) of Gold while the best are 50 (50 microinches) of Gold. 50 is almost 20 Times as thick as 3 plugs!
  • Never buy a cable with only 3 of Gold (wears off quickly) or worse a Copper connector. Good cables (Cat 5E & Cat 6) will have 50 Gold plating. Warning!! If the advertisement doesn't state 50 Gold Plating then THEY ARE NOT!! If it only states "Gold plated" then chances are it's only 3 Gold which will wear off after only a few times plugging them in and out of the socket.

Product Requirements
  • Basic Networking Knowledge
  • Standard 10/100 Ethernet Network
  • Ethernet Hub and Computer with RJ-45 Ethernet Port
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