Cat5 Cable

What is it?
Category 5 cable (or cat5 cable) is Ethernet cable consisting of 4 twisted pairs of copper wire with conductors usually measuring 24 AWG to 26 AWG. Category 5 cable has a maximum run length of 100 m and provides up to 100 Mbps in performance. Cat5 cable can be terminated using punch down blocks for fixed wiring installations. Alternatively this Ethernet cable can be made into patch cables terminated at each end with registered jacks (RJ45 connectors) for shorter movable cabling applications.
What does it do?
Cat5 cable is used to transfer data and signals in structured cabling systems for computers connected to LAN (Local Area Network). The cable standards defined for ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-A provide a bandwidth supporting frequencies up to 100 MHz and speeds up to 1000 Mbps. Category 5 cable is suitable for applications utilising 10-Base –T 100 Base – T and 1000Base-T.
Applications
Cat5 cable can be used in a wide variety of applications. It is traditionally used for LAN (Local Area Network) applications. Connecting computers, hubs, switches and routers to the network in schools, colleges, offices, hospitals and the home. Other applications include CCTV, video and telephone systems.
Types
• Solid Conductors – Used in applications where longer runs are needed used for fixed or permanent wiring systems (office builds, and so forth)
• Stranded Conductors – Used for shorter runs, or movable cabling (patch cables) enabling connection to networking equipment such as hubs, switches and routers
Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) is the standard cable used for Cat5 applications. UTP cable is made up of conductors twisted into pairs. Cat5 cable is a cable made up of 4 colour coded twisted pairs. The cable would have no shielding or screening between the outer jacket and the conductors contained within it. PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) is most common material used for the outer insulation (jacket) although LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) is now widely available

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Description Price Length Terminated/Unterminated Connector Type Shield Type Sheath Colour Outer Sheath Material Outer Diameter Core Strands Fire Behaviour
RS Stock No. 364-4293
Mfr. Part No.SPE190686
TWD702.00
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Female RJ45 U/UTP - - - - -
RS Stock No. 913-1844
Mfr. Part No.9456000131
BrandHARTING
TWD4,287.00
1 Reel of 20 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
20m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated SF/UTP Green PUR 6.7mm 7/22 Flame Retardant, Halogen Free
RS Stock No. 498-3094
Mfr. Part No.09457451151
BrandHARTING
TWD2,298.00
1 Bag of 1
Bag(s)
10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/FTP Green PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 333-6576
Mfr. Part No.CR503B3
TWD142.00
Each
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Grey PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4669
Mfr. Part No.SPE190719
TWD534.00
Each
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey - - - -
RS Stock No. 190-2082
Mfr. Part No.1407362
TWD2,112.00
Each
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5m - - Aluminium Foil, Tinned Copper Braid Blue PUR 6.4mm - Flame Retardant, Halogen Free
RS Stock No. 294-8156
Mfr. Part No.CR503B05CBL
TWD144.00
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Blue PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 168-1391
Mfr. Part No.9854CB3 SL033
BrandAlpha Wire
TWD9,735.00
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
100m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated S/FTP Grey PVC 6.35mm 7/36 -
RS Stock No. 294-8162
Mfr. Part No.CR503B05CVT
TWD142.00
Each
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Green PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 843-9140
Mfr. Part No.09457451577
BrandHARTING
TWD1,404.90
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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1m Terminated - - Green PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 666-3672
Mfr. Part No.09470500026
BrandHARTING
TWD854.00
Each
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/FTP Green PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 768-5614
Mfr. Part No.1173030010
BrandWeidmuller
TWD3,549.00
Each
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 SF/UTP Green PUR - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4300
Mfr. Part No.SPE190687
TWD683.00
Each
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Female RJ45 F/UTP - - - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8308
Mfr. Part No.CR503B3CVT
TWD153.00
Each
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Green PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 623-6154
Mfr. Part No.09457711151
BrandHARTING
TWD1,740.00
Each
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10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/FTP Green PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 294-8229
Mfr. Part No.CR503B1CRG
TWD149.00
Each
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Red PVC - - -
RS Stock No. 364-4596
Mfr. Part No.SPE190713
TWD464.00
Each
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/UTP Grey - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-1385
Mfr. Part No.9854C-30,5M
BrandAlpha Wire
TWD3,190.00
1 Reel of 30 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
30m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated S/FTP Grey PVC 6.35mm 7/36 -
RS Stock No. 843-6674
Mfr. Part No.09457710051
BrandHARTING
TWD1,690.00
Each
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10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 768-5594
Mfr. Part No.1044470010
TWD3,455.00
Each
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male M12 SF/UTP Green PUR - - -