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Monoprice Cat5e 24AWG UTP Ethernet Network Patch Cable 1ft Blue

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Monoprice Cat5e 24AWG UTP Ethernet Network Patch Cable 1ft Blue is available for purchase in increments of 1
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Cat5e 24AWG UTP Ethernet Network Patch Cable, 1ft Blue

Save the time and hassle of building Ethernet cables by using fixed-length UTP Cat5e Ethernet Network Cables from Monoprice!

Features:

  • Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) Category 5e Ethernet cable
  • 24AWG stranded, pure bare copper conductors
  • 350MHz bandwidth
  • Snagless cable boot protects the plug retaining clip
  • 50µm gold plated contacts
  • 1-foot length (tip to tip)

Monoprice Ethernet cables are made of 100% pure bare copper wire, as opposed to copper clad aluminum (CCA) wire, and are therefore fully compliant with UL Code 444 and National Electrical Code TIA-568-C.2 fire and safety standards, which require pure bare copper wire in communications cables.

 

Knowledge Base:

Question: What's the difference between Cat 5, Cat 5e and Cat 6? Can I use one in place of another?

Answer: The difference is in the bandwidth ratings. Cat 5e has a higher bandwidth than Cat 5. Cat 6 has a higher rating than Cat 5e. They all use RJ45 connectors and are usually interchangeable depending on the bandwidth requirements of your devices.

Question: What's the difference between UTP and STP? Are these cables shielded?

Answer: UTP stands for Unshielded Twisted Pairs. STP stands for Shielded Twisted Pairs.

The Ethernet standard uses data packet transmission and error correction. Unlike streaming data transmission, this standard simply buffers and repeats until it has a complete instruction set which compensates data transmission errors.

Since UTP was cheaper in the beginning, it generally became the standard. If you are using the cables for Ethernet connections, either should work. If you are using for a stream data system like video transmission, the shielded should be used.

Question: Can I use this cable to connect my device to a router or switch? Can I use this cable to connect two computers (or game consoles) together?

Answer: For connecting devices to a router or switch, use the standard straight cables. For connecting devices directly to each other, use a "Crossover" cable.

Question: Is this cable solid or stranded?

Answer: Stranded.

Question: Are these cables Power over Ethernet (POE) and Voice Over IP (VOIP) compliant?

Answer: Yes, our network cables are made to the highest standards and will support all current and emerging new technologies.

Question: Are these cables rated for in-wall, risers, plenum?

Answer: They are CM rated for in-wall use. They are not rated for use in risers or plenum spaces.

Question: This cable is listed as being "bare copper", does that mean it has no cable jacket or insulation?

Answer: The "bare copper" refers to the construction of the conductors, as specified in the following reference:

Section 5.3 of TIA-568-C.2 requires compliance with ANSI/ICEA SS-90-661-2006 and ANSI/ICEA S-102-732, which both include the following: "Solid conductors shall consist of commercially pure, annealed, bare copper ..."

http://www.cablinginstall.com/index/display/article-display/4838983421/articles/cabling-installation-maintenance/news/network-cable/cat6/2011/3/CCCA-CDA-warn-against-copper-clad-aluminum-cables.html

The problem is that some manufacturer's cut costs by using Copper Clad Aluminum wire for their conductors. The aluminum has a higher resistance, which causes more heat and can thereby present a fire hazard. "Bare copper" is the term used in the National Electrical Code, Underwriters Laboratories, and the Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA). Our use of the term is intended to communicate our total compliance with their standards for Ethernet cable construction.

SKU 2127 - S4-4
Length (ft) 1
Color Blue
Gauge 24AWG
Type of Boot Strain Relief Boots
Brand Monoprice

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