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Cat6 UTP Ethernet Patch Cable 20m - Black

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About this product

Overview

  • 20 metre cable for the connection of network devices to a switch or network router
  • 250MHz Cat6 cable provides support for 10Gbps networks, or for data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps to a distance of 100m
  • Compatible with 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and Gigabit networks

Product overview

• 20 metre cable for the connection of network devices to a switch or network router
• 250MHz Cat6 cable provides support for 10Gbps networks, or for data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps to a distance of 100m
• Compatible with 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and Gigabit networks
• A tighter, unshielded twisted pair (UTP) structure with internal separator, improves the ability to cancel out interference from external sources
• Fitted, unshielded, eight position eight contact (8P8C) RJ45 connectors with strain relief boots for use with Ethernet ports
• DHCP compliant

What is a Cat6 cable?
A form of cable used in structured networking, category 6 (Cat6) cables boast an improvement in attainable speeds over Cat5 cables. Cat6 cables have a tighter unshielded twisted pair (UTP) arrangement with an internal divider, which further improves reduced signal noise and interference from other close proximity cables. A higher transmission frequency of 250MHz means that these cables are capable of up to 1000Mbps over a run of 100 metres.
A faster transfer speed of up to 10Gbps can be attained with these cables, but only at a reduced maximum length of 55 metres. Cat6 cables are backwards compatible with 10Base-T (10Mbps) and 100Base-TX (100Mbps) networks.

Why would I use this cable?
Ethernet cables are typically used in creating a network of wired devices. This is commonly achieved by using Ethernet ports to connect equipment and devices to a network switch or internet router. This connection then provides you with access to local area network (LAN) resources or to the internet. It offers a high speed, uninterruptable connection that is ideal for gaming, media streaming or video conferencing.
Ethernet cables are available in different colours, which lets you co-ordinate network cables from different devices. Helping you in keeping your network cables organised and tidy.

Specification

Specifications
Cable designation CAT 6
Cable length 20 m
Max data transfer rate 1 Gbps (100m) 10Gbps (55m)
Connection type RJ45 (8P8C)
Shielded/Unshielded Unshielded
Wire gauge 24AWG
Cable colour Black

Is this cable suitable to connect my router to ps4 which is about 20m away as wireless signal isn't brilliant?

Asked by: Dan27
Yes, this would be suitable.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-11-21

I want to run this type of cable from my router to a sonos player, is this suitable.

Asked by: Russell731
Yes this would be fine to use.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-06-21

Does this cable suppoer PoE or PoE+

Asked by: Grant
These should be fine for this use.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-05-31

dus this connect to adio speakers

Asked by: Anonymous
This cable is not used for connecting speakers.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-04-05

Is the cable stranded or solid core

Asked by: Robt
i need xtendid speaker cable for connecting to the speakers to plug in speakers and in to the system mail and femail connections
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-04-08

I have fibre optic broadband with 76Mb speed. What's the best cable to use from BT Hub to the Computer approximately 30 metres away from each other without losing the speed.

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What is the cable jacket material?  I need to run part of the cable outside.

Asked by: Ken W
These are PVC coated and are not suitable to be ran outside.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-02-08

I want to run a +15 metre cable from my broadband router to my phone socket, Which cable is the best?

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