Cat5 Cable

What is it? Category 5 cable (or cat5 cable) is Ethernet cable consisting of 4 twisted pairs of copper wire with conductors usually measuring 24 AWG to 26 AWG. Category 5 cable has a maximum run length of 100 m and provides up to 100 Mbps in performance. Cat5 cable can be terminated using punch down blocks for fixed wiring installations. Alternatively this Ethernet cable can be made into patch cables terminated at each end with registered jacks (RJ45 connectors) for shorter movable cabling applications. What does it do? Cat5 cable is used to transfer data and signals in structured cabling systems for computers connected to LAN (Local Area Network). The cable standards defined for ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-A provide a bandwidth supporting frequencies up to 100 MHz and speeds up to 1000 Mbps. Category 5 cable is suitable for applications utilising 10-Base –T 100 Base – T and 1000Base-T. Applications Cat5 cable can be used in a wide variety of applications. It is traditionally used for LAN (Local Area Network) applications. Connecting computers, hubs, switches and routers to the network in schools, colleges, offices, hospitals and the home. Other applications include CCTV, video and telephone systems. Types • Solid Conductors – Used in applications where longer runs are needed used for fixed or permanent wiring systems (office builds, and so forth) • Stranded Conductors – Used for shorter runs, or movable cabling (patch cables) enabling connection to networking equipment such as hubs, switches and routers Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) is the standard cable used for Cat5 applications. UTP cable is made up of conductors twisted into pairs. Cat5 cable is a cable made up of 4 colour coded twisted pairs. The cable would have no shielding or screening between the outer jacket and the conductors contained within it. PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) is most common material used for the outer insulation (jacket) although LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) is now widely available

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Description Price Length Terminated/Unterminated Connector Type Shield Type Sheath Colour Outer Sheath Material Outer Diameter Core Strands Fire Behaviour Connector A Connector B
RS Stock No. 333-6582
Mfr. Part No.CR503B4
HK$38.92
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4m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8257
Mfr. Part No.CR503B2CBL
HK$37.41
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Blue PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4265
Mfr. Part No.SPE190684
HK$37.21
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ12 - Black - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8207
Mfr. Part No.CR503B1CBL
HK$20.90
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Blue PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 333-6560
Mfr. Part No.CR503B2
HK$26.54
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4681
Mfr. Part No.SPE190721
HK$176.74
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4m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 333-6576
Mfr. Part No.CR503B3
HK$27.27
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Grey PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8314
Mfr. Part No.CR503B3CRG
HK$31.65
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Red PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4697
Mfr. Part No.SPE190722
HK$194.50
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8320
Mfr. Part No.CR503B3CJN
HK$36.62
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Yellow PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4293
Mfr. Part No.SPE190686
HK$146.34
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Female RJ45 U/UTP - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8184
Mfr. Part No.CR503B05CRG
HK$24.38
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Red PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4653
Mfr. Part No.SPE190718
HK$120.50
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8386
Mfr. Part No.CR503B5CVT
HK$38.67
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Green PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8190
Mfr. Part No.CR503B05CJN
HK$24.27
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Yellow PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8370
Mfr. Part No.CR503B5CBL
HK$32.87
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Blue PVC - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4704
Mfr. Part No.SPE190723
HK$214.56
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10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4669
Mfr. Part No.SPE190719
HK$121.78
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 629-0372
Mfr. Part No.SPE191555
HK$73.50
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/UTP Grey - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 333-6504
Mfr. Part No.CR503NB4
HK$29.50
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4m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 - Grey - - - - - -