Cat6 Shielded Solid Direct Burial Cable - 1000 FT

Part no. 85-600-350 BK:1000

23 AWG | 550 MHz | RoHS Compliant | CMX Rated | For Burial Installation

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Direct Burial Solid Shielded Cat6 is used for applications that require the cable to be outdoors or directly in ground with or without the use of a conduit.  Direct Burial Cat6 is made with a polyethylene (PE) jacket to protect the cable from water, and extreme temperatures. Internally an overall foil shield protects the cable from electromagnetic or radio frequency interference (EMI/RFI). Four color-striped pairs make it easy to install and reduces alien crosstalk.This cable comes on a wooden spool and can be measured and cut to exact distances, then terminated to a connector, jack, or patch panel. Cat6 is certified for gigabit Ethernet.


  • Jacket Polyethylene (PE) Indoor/Outdoor
  • U/V Resistant
  • Over Foil Shield
  • Water Proof Tape
  • 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors
  • Tested to 600 MHz
  • Meets Cat6 Standards
  • RoHS Complaint
  • ETL Listed
  • CMX Rated
Features & Specs
Cable Type The type of cable described? Cat6 Solid Shielded Direct Burial
Conductor Material The type of material used in the conductor of the cable?? Solid Bare Copper (BC)
Conductor Size Gauge of center conductor? 23AWG
Twisted Pairs Total number of twisted pairs in the cable?? 4 Pair
Shielded Does this cable have any shielding? Yes
Bandwidth Rating Bandwidth that the cable will support ? 550Mhz
Jacket Material The type of material used in the jacket of the cable? Polyethylene (PE) (Indoor/Outdoor)
Cable Diameter Diameter in inches of cable? .26 inch
Cable Rating NEC rating this cable has? CMX
RoHS Complaint Is this cable RoHS complaint Status? Yes
REVIEW SUMMARY for Cat6 Shielded Solid Direct Burial Cable - 1000 FT
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  • Cat6 shielded solid direct burial cable

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    From: Georgia

    7/22/2016    #22989

    PROS: The product works really well; Super fast
    CONS: None specified
    The cable was delivered in a timely manner and on time. Purchased the cable to run line to shop about 250' from house. Works as it should. Have also ordered other products from company and have been very satisfied wit service and products.
  • excellent product

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    From: Portsmouth Ohio

    8/19/2015    #18040

    PROS: The product works really well; Super fast
    CONS: None specified
    this wire was exactly as described and very , very fast shipping easy buying and check out also- will look to show me cables for all cable needs in the future Thank You very much - GREAT Service, Bill Justice

Q: What is the maximum length for a Cat6 cable?

A: The maximum length for a Cat6 cable run is 100 meters (328 feet). If longer runs are required, the use of active hardware such as a repeater or switch is necessary.

Q: What is the difference between solid and stranded cable?

A: Solid Cat6 is a 4-pair cable. Within each of the 8 individual wires there is a solid piece of wire covered by a PVC jacket. Because of the solid core of these cables they will be more rigid than stranded cable, but can carry a stronger signal than stranded wire. Solid cable also has the ability to be punched down in to jacks, patch panels, and 66 blocks.

Stranded Cat6 is a 4-pair cable as well. Within each of the 8 individual wires there are multiple tiny stands of smaller gauge wire that are held together by a PVC jacket. Because this cable is made with smaller strands of cable it is more flexible than solid core wire. Stranded Cat6 is typically use for short patch cables. Stranded wire cannot be punched down.

Q: What is shielded Cat6 cable?

A: Shielded Cat6 cable is used for increased protection from interference and crosstalk. It is typically used in electrical noisy environments. Common sources of interference are radio towers, high-powered electrical conduit, fluorescent lighting, or any other device emitting electro-magnetic or radio frequency signals.

Q: What’s the difference between the UL and ETL listed Marks?

A: Both marks demonstrate that the product that bears it has met the minimum requirements of widely accepted product safety standards as determined through the independent testing of a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). The only real difference between the Marks is in the service, and services, of the testing laboratory behind them.

Both the ETL and UL Listed Marks are recognized by local inspectors and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) throughout North America and also in some areas of South America.

Q: What is a flooded cable?

A: Flooded Cat6 cable uses a water blocking gel to protect the cable from water infiltration, even if the cable has a minor cut in the outer jacket. Flooded cable is typically used for direct burial outdoor applications.

Q: Will our Cat6 cable support Power over Ethernet (POE)?

A: Yes, all of our Cat6 will support Power over Ethernet.

Q: What does plenum rated mean?

A: Plenum (CMP) is a rating that is given to cables that have passed a stringent burn test and are able to be run through plenum air spaces. Plenum air spaces include drop ceilings and non-ducted HVAC air returns.

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