Cat6 Cable

What is a Cat6 Cable?
A Category 6 cable is more commonly known as a Cat6, it is a standardised twisted pair cable used for Ethernet and other physical layers that are backwards compatible with previous iterations, such as Cat5/5E and Cat3. It is compatible with fast Ethernet 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX and Gigabit networks.
Where can I use a Cat6 Cable?
In gigabit Ethernet based computer networks, Cat6 cables can also be used for video and telephone applications. They’re designed for high speed data transmission and minimised crosstalk.
What kind of Cat6 cable should I buy?
Our Cat6 cables feature 250 MHz bandwidth and are available in LSZH (Low smoke zero halogen).
• LSZH cables are used in poorly ventilated environments because they release fewer toxic and corrosive gases.
• LSZH Cat6's are used in the rail industry, tanks, aircraft's, offshore installations and ships. Shielded options may be necessary in environments affected by high EMI (electromagnetic interference).
• Solid cables feature conductors that are made of one solid metal wire. These don’t always offer flexibility. Solid cables are better at transmitting signals over longer distances. Solid Cat 6 cables are found within walls, conduits and ceiling spaces.
• Stranded cables consist of multiple fine strands of wires, twisted around each other in each conductor to form a larger wire. They are ideal for use as patch cords and other shorter network cables.
What's the difference between shielded & unshielded (UTP) Ethernet Cable?
• UTP (unshielded twisted pair) cables provide resistance to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). This is due to their construction with twisted cables. However, when close to other machines, power cables, and electronics, they can be affected by EMI and RFI.
• Shielded cables provide greater resistance to EMI and RFI. Shielded cables, sometimes known as STP (shielded twisted pair) cables ensure faster transmission speeds, fewer data errors and less crosstalk.
Cable assemblies
Cat6 cable assemblies are ideal for networking connections between devices. Cat6 cables assemblies are a group of cables gathered together in a protective casing, used to connect up computer networks. Cat6 Cables Assemblies normally feature an RJ45 connector. An RJ45 is a type of connector that’s used for Ethernet Networking. They can support 10 gigabit Ethernet over distances of up to 55m.

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Description Price Length Terminated/Unterminated Connector Type Shield Type Sheath Colour Outer Sheath Material Outer Diameter Core Strands Fire Behaviour Cable Type Attenuation Cable Shape Wiring Configuration IP Rating
RS Stock No. 557-339
BrandRS PRO
kr 77,62
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 557-238
BrandRS PRO
kr 2 185,15
1 Reel of 305 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
305m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated U/UTP Grey PVC 6mm 1/24 - - - Twisted Pair - -
RS Stock No. 556-392
BrandRS PRO
kr 3 358,61
1 Reel of 305 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
305m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated F/UTP Grey PVC 7.4mm 1/23 - - ≥55 dB Twisted Pair - -
RS Stock No. 411-378
BrandRS PRO
kr 26,74
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Blue PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 556-590
BrandRS PRO
kr 31,16
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/UTP Grey PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 556-342
BrandRS PRO
kr 51,78
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Black LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 411-457
BrandRS PRO
kr 51,53
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Blue PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 556-358
BrandRS PRO
kr 77,62
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3m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Black LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 411-510
BrandRS PRO
kr 34,03
Each
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Blue PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 791-7084
BrandRS PRO
kr 299,40
Each
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20m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 UTP Blue LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 556-354
BrandRS PRO
kr 163,89
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10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Black LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 842-7330
BrandRS PRO
kr 5 113,25
1 Reel of 500 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
500m Unterminated Unterminated/Unterminated FTP Grey LSZH, PVC 6.3mm - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) - 10.7 dB @ 31.25 MHz, 15.5 dB @ 62.5 MHz, 19.9 dB @ 100 MHz, 2.1 dB @ 1 MHz, 3.8 dB @ 4 MHz, 33 dB @ 250 MHz, 6 dB @ 10 MHz, 7.6 dB @ 16 MHz Twisted Pair - -
RS Stock No. 557-187
BrandRS PRO
kr 47,02
Each
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500mm Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Blue LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 411-475
BrandRS PRO
kr 47,07
Each
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2m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Blue PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 791-7053
BrandRS PRO
kr 424,48
Each
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25m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Grey LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 411-328
BrandRS PRO
kr 75,34
Each
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Black PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 556-291
BrandRS PRO
kr 155,47
Each
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10m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 U/UTP Blue LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 411-485
BrandRS PRO
kr 75,34
Each
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5m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 S/FTP Green PVC - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 791-7040
BrandRS PRO
kr 345,86
Each
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20m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 FTP Blue LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -
RS Stock No. 556-998
BrandRS PRO
kr 51,78
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1m Terminated Male RJ45/Male RJ45 F/UTP Grey LSZH - - - Cat6, Ethernet - - Straight Through -