External CABLE CAT5e BLACK 100M
Great Results Transmitting Video, Audio & Data over Long Distances when used with Baluns
- 4 Twisted Pairs
- 24 AWG Copper Conductors
- 100Mhz Data Speed
- 8.5/core per 100M
- PVC Sheath
- 100 Mtr Roll
Cat 5e cable has become increasingly popular for CCTV installations. It is easy to install and produces excellent results with clear video signals over considerable distances.
Featuring quality copper cores, it can often outperform standard computer Cat5e producing a better picture quality over longer distances.
The cores are colour coded in a meaningful and engineer-friendly colour code as below:
Whereas co-ax cables are classed as an "unbalanced" mode of video transmission, Cat5e twisted pair is know as a balanced mode. In this balanced mode, the two cores carrying the video signal are balanced to a particular reference point and the cable twists enable a uniformed rejection of interference, effectively cancelling it out. To produce a balanced signal, equipment known as BALUNs are used, standing for BALanced to UN balanced.
The Cat5 cable can be used for short distances without baluns but they do obviously improve the cable's performance resulting in a better picture quality.