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The Future Arrives in 2017: Cat. 8 Wiring

Posted by / December 20, 2016 / Categories: Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Category 8 wiring is an economical solution to serve data hubs’ ever-expanding need for higher bandwidth.

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The standards for the next generation of data cabling—Cat. 8—were approved by The Telecommunications Industry Association’s TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee in June 2016, with ratification expected in early 2017.

Conveniently keeping the same maximum diameter as category 6A cable at 22 AWG, Cat. 8 will not only be fully backwards compatible with Cat. 6A, Cat. 6, and Cat. 5e, but, being specified to 2 GHz, can provide four times today’s bandwidth by using a frequency of 2000 MHz, limited to a 30 meter 2 connector channel.

This service life span of category 8, like the earlier categories remains at 20 years, making Cat. 8 the highest performing cable available. This is a logical choice for new installations and cabling upgrades that are future-proofed, meaning that as your equipment is upgraded, your budget will not have to take  new cabling under consideration.

Category 8 wiring will not need more power to operate, and could actually be more efficient in supporting remote powering applications, such as an Ethernet setup.

To learn more about Cat. 8 cabling and see if it’s right for your business, give Kelley Communications a call today at (414) 727-7070.

CAT 5E vs CAT 6 vs CAT 6A CABLE

Posted by / October 10, 2016 / Categories: Uncategorized / 0 Comments

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Cat. 5e Cable    

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 Cat.5e Specs:

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Up to 1 GB/s & up to 100 meters

Frequency: Up to 100 Mhz 

VOIP


VOIP


Access Controls

Mfg. Controls

Mfg. Controls

HVAC Controls

HVAC Controls

Time Clocks

Time Clocks

Digital Signage

Latest Cat. 5e Info:

 

 

Legacy Cable to be Phased Out

Minimum Performance

Will need to be Replaced

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Cat. 6 Cable

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Cat. 6 Specs:

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Up to 1 GB/s at 100 meters & up to 10 GB/s at 55 meters  

Frequency: Up to 250 Mhz 

Gigabit Ethernet Workstations

Gigabit Ethernet Workstations

Cameras

Cameras

Wireless Access

Wireless Access

LED Lighting

 Latest Cat. 6 Info:

 

Recommended for All New Installs

Better Performance

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Cat. 6A Cablecat-6a-wire-diagram

Cat. 6A Specs:

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Up to 10 GB/s at 100 meters 

Frequency: Up to 500 Mhz

High End Graphic Workstations

High End Wireless Access

802.11 AC

802.11 AC

High End Graphic Workstations

High End Graphic Workstations

Backbone Cables Between Network Equipment

Backbone Cables Between Network Equipment

Latest Cat. 6A Info:

Best Choice for High-end Networks

 Call Kelley Communications today at:

(414) 727-7070 

Or contact us here for more information or to schedule your FREE network analysis!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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