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EtherCON Rugged CAT5 Cable Coupler in Housing

Code: A17QT

  • Accommodates NE8MC* or any standard RJ45 plug
  • Approved latch lock system

Product details

EtherCON Rugged CAT5 Cable Coupler in Housing

• Accommodates NE8MC* or any standard RJ45 plug
• Approved latch lock system

etherCON RJ45 feedthrough coupler for cable extensions
Connection type CAT5
Adapter Gender Female
Electrical Contact Resistance <10 mO (inner)
Dielectric strength 1 kVdc
Frequency strength 1 kVdc
Frequency range 1 - 100MHz
Insulation resistance >0.5 GO
Rated current per contact 1.5A
Rated voltage 50V
Standard compliance TIA/EIA, IEC11801
Mechanical Insertion force = 20 N
Withdrawl force = 20
Lifetime > 1000 mating cycle
Locking device Latch lock
Material contact plating 0.2 um Au over Ni plating
Contacts Bronze (CuSn8)
Insert PBTP 15% GR
Shell AlMgSi 0.5, black plated
Strain relief CuZn35Pb2, Tin plated
Environmental flammability UL 94 HB
Temperature range -30 to 80°C

I use Cat5e cable for audio sound system &amp; wondered if this would be good enough to couple a 50m &amp; a 20m &nbsp;together?

Asked by: Nomad 51
The coupler will connect 2 sections of RJ45 terminated cable irrespective of the length of cable attached to them.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-26

Does this connect the shield of shielded connectors?

Asked by: J Armitage
The item has no support for this.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-16
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A17QT EtherCON Rugged CAT5 Cable Coupler in Housing (1+) £12.99

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