RJ45 Cat5e Shielded Connector - 8P8C - Solid Cable - 10 Pack
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This shielded cat5e RJ45 modular connector is designed to terminate solid shielded Cat5e network cable. The connector contains three metal "teeth" that hold the wire in place giving a reliable connection. Easy to terminate, these connectors are useful for creating custom-length patch cables from bulk cable. The pinout for these connectors can be either TIA/EIA 568 or 568B.
- 10 Pack
- 50 micron gold-plating over.35mm Phosphor Bronze contacts
- Terminates on cable between 24 - 28 awg
- Plug Type: RJ45
- Position/Conductor 8x8
- Designed for Data/Voice applications
What is an RJ45 connector used for?
An RJ45 also named 8P8C connector is most commonly used in network and telecommunication applications. It can also be used for other data type communications such as serial.
What is the difference between a solid and stranded connector?
A solid RJ45 connector has 3 teeth that pinch the solid wire to ensure good contact. A stranded RJ45 connector contains 2 teeth that bite the strands to hold the wire in place. Stranded is typically used when you are making your own patch cables.