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Patch Cable

Cat5 Patch Cable (0.5m)

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RRP: 1.20
Price: 0.98 (ex VAT)
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Description of CAT5 Patch Cable

  • Enhanced Cat5E 350MHz Assembled Patch Cable
  • Type: Straight Through Patch Cable
  • Wires Per Cable: 8 wires
  • Features: Stranded , Gold Plated Connectors
  • Length: 0.5m (50cm)
  • Connector(s): 2 x RJ-45 (Male)
  • Compliant Standards: EIA/TIA-568B Category 5e
  • Colour: Grey
  • Jacket Material: PVC
  • American Wire Gauge (AWG): 26
  • Pairs Per Cable: 4 pairs

Uses of CAT5 Patch Cable

Used to

  • Connect a series of patch panels, switches etc in a server or patch room

Advantages of CAT5 Patch Cable

The main advantages are that

  • The cables are pre-terminated
    • Saves on the time needed to make a cable
    • Don't need to buy the crimping tool & RJ45 connectors
    • Can be sure the wires are correctly wired
  • They are good quality cables at a low cost
  • Snagless design
  • Moulded plug
  • Good strain relief

Disadvantages of CAT5 Patch Cable

The main disadvantages are that

  • In pure material terms it is more expensive to buy pre-terminated cables than cable & connectors
  • Would not really be long enough for general use, mostly used by professionals in patch rooms

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