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Cable Types: Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2018 3:32:27 PM / by Hunter Bailey

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While there are many types of cable, there are three main types, or categories, of Ethernet cable that are commonly used for network deployments: Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat6a. Each of these cables are constructed of fundamentally similar twisted pairings of copper cables, and are each used with the same RJ-45 connection to plug into computers, routers, switches, or other network equipment. There are reasons for and against the use of all three, such as cost, ease of installation, and performance.

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