Tag Archives: Cat 6
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Two New Connectors From Bel Stewart

This Week I am introducing not one but two new connectors from innovators Bel Stewart how have developed a new range of RJ45 connectors for Cat 6 & Cat 6A Cables. For Larger OD Cables: The new large OD plugs are the latest addition to Stewart Connector’s extensive portfolio of modular plugs designed to support Gigabit […]

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Introducing the ix Industrial Ethernet Connector!

New products are launched all the time, some last the test of time others fall by the wayside as is the way with many new innovations in the fast paced world of electronics. The concept was first announced back in August 2016 with very little detail about how the connector system would look but now we […]

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The Dangers of Running Data & Power Cables in parallel

Unshielded Cables Ethernet cable performance capabilities have been enhanced by increasing the number of twists per inch in the cable, differentiating this number between each pair as well as through using improved insulation materials. These changes reduced the amount of crosstalk between conductors allowing operation at higher frequencies, reaching a maximum frequency of 250 MHz […]

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New Guide to Ethernet Cat 5e & Cat 6 Testing Part II!

In our previous Guide to Cat 5e & Cat 6 Cables we discussed the main differences and briefly showed the complex test structure required for true full Ethernet connectivity. This week we are going to go into much more detail.  Lets look at why the testing is so complex and why it is important that […]

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New EZ-RJ45 CONNECTORS

Here is a great little product. It’s been out for a while but I don’t think it’s getting the attention it deserves. The EZ-RJ45 Connector from Platinum Tools is designed to work on both Cat5e and Cat6 cables, solid or stranded.  By using the new EZ-RJ45, it simplifies twisted pair terminations by allowing the wires […]