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Why use Tactical Networking Cables?

Posted by Samantha Flannery on Jun 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM
In many previous blog posts, we have discussed in great lengths about networking cables. We have seen the difference sizes, compared to fiber optics cables and much more. But one component or problem that traditional networking cables lack is flexibility.
Depending on the environment some cables need to be able to withstand outside elements, especially in touring applications. So what is the solution? Making the change to, or adding Tactical Networking cables provide superior electrical characteristics needed along with the flexibility and rugged tactical performance to withstand the beatings these cables will endure.
1) Category 5E Tactical Cables
  • Very flexible 
  • Tactical grade 
  • Ultra Flexible rubber jacket that provides heavy-duty protection
  • Coils up easily- (very similar to a high-quality microphone cable) 
  • Up to 200 ft in length
  • Available with booted RJ45 and tactical locking Ethernet
2) Category 6 Tactical Cables
  • Nearly Indestructible
  • Ultra-durable rubber jacket for ultimate protection
  • Individually wrapped & coated twisted pairs
  • Ideal for mission-critical applications
  • Up to 300 ft in length
  • RJ45 plug to RJ45 plug
  • Ethercon plug to Ethercon plug
  • Available with booted RJ45 and tactical locking Ethernet
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Topics: networking, tactical, networking cable

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