Category cable or, Networking cable, is essential for networking or multimedia installations in projects such as higher education, government, corporate, conference rooms, healthcare, houses of worship, digital signage, hospitality and large venue applications. This article will go over the most common and different types of category cables.
As technology advances each year, shielded category cables are becoming more commonly used for a variety of small to large scale projects. Although these are not always required, they are highly spec'd and suggested.
Last week our blog post discussed the release of Category 7 Cable. This week we are looking to discuss what factors need to be taken into consideration when choosing Category 7 Cable, and how it compares to the popular Category 6A Cables.
Understanding what connections you are looking for can help determine which cables will provide your project with the right connection and bandwidth.
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West Penn Wire has recently expanded our already extensive Category Cable breadth to now include Category 7 S/FTP Twisted Pair cables.
Category 7 cables help to meet the demand for the growing presence of IP access points and networking security applications exceeding speeds of 10 Gigabits networking (10G) bandwidths of up to 600 MHz.