Cables - Ethernet

Cat6 Shielded Ethernet Cables.

To help understand the many different types of Ethernet cable variants please use the following table as a guide.

Acronym         Meaning
UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
FTP Foil over Unshielded Twisted Pair (obsolete)
STP Braid over Unshielded Twisted Pair (obsolete)
F/UTP Foil over Unshielded Twisted Pair
S/UTP Braid over Unshielded Twisted Pair
F/FTP Foil over Pair Shielded Twisted Pair
S/FTP Braid over Pair Shielded Twisted Pair
SF/UTP Braid and Foil over Unshielded Twisted Pair
SF/FTP Braid and Foil over Pair Shielded Twisted Pair

 

Cat6 Ethernet cable supports Gigabit Ethernet speeds, a rate of 1000Mbps, over an un-repeated segment of up to 300 meters.