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Cat6 Cable Supplier in Dubai

Cables House supplies wide range of Cables to system integrators and re-sellers across GCC. We have different types of networking cables in CAT6, CAT6A and CAT7 like PVC cable, LSZH cables, Outdoor cables, FTP cables, STP cables, SFTP cables etc. We also stocks Audio cables, communication cables, speaker cables etc in Belden, Ramcro, BT, B3, RR and West Penn brands. We have Network cables in Premium brands and Cost effective brand as well in which is Du and Etisalat approved, UV listed, and TRA approved

Cables House is the leading supplier of Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a, Cat7 and Cat7a cables and accessories in Dubai, UAE. Our team will provide the best solution design for our clients, that’s why we are the most reputed Cat6 suppliers in Dubai, we provide top quality products. Cables House is the main Cat6 Cable distributor in Dubai UAE. We dealing with the the most popular brands like Belden, Datacom, Extell, Panduit, Optronics, Dlink, CommScope, Opterna, Systimax, 3M, Schneider, Norden, Techlogiks, Molex, Hubbell. Cat6 cable available for Indoor, Outdoor, LSZH, STP, FTP and S/FTP purposes. We provide fast delivery and service.

Which to choose: Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat7, Cat7a, or Cat8 cable?

By understanding the features, differences, and costs of these Ethernet cables, we should know how to choose the right one. For most home and small office or home office networks, Cat5e cable should be your minimum. If you are a small to medium-sized business with dozens of computer users and servers, then Cat6 and Cat6a cable are recommended. It is affordable and provides enough bandwidth for typical business network traffic and the best price/performance ratio. And for high-speed switch-to-switch communication in a 25G or 40G network, Cat7 or Cat8 cable is a better choice, although it is expensive, you can achieve faster speeds, higher durability, and lower interference rates, ultimately helping you ensure productivity.

Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a, Cat7, Cat7a vs Cat8 Difference Comparison

CategoryCat5Cat5eCat6Cat6ACat7Cat7aCat8
Standard Bandwidth100MHz (up to 350)100MHz (up to 350)250MHz (up to 550)500MHz (up to 550)600MHz1000MHz2000MHz
Max Data Rate1000Mbps1000Mbps1000Mbps10Gbps10Gbps10Gbps25Gbps or 40Gbps
Shielding TypeUTP or STPUTP or STPUTP or STPUTP or STPShielded onlyShielded onlyShielded only
Max. Cable Length100m100m100m100m (or 50m at 10Gbps)100m (or 50m at 40Gbps)100m30m
Networks Supported100Base-T1000Base-T1000Base-T10GBase-T10GBase-T10GBase-T25GBase-T40GBase-T
CostLowLowFairFairModerateModerateHigh
Our CommentsConsidered obsolete and should not be used for new cabling. Suitable for most homes and small businesses.Enhanced features with the best pricing for home and business networkingA good budget option for new network builds with a bandwidth that can handle most small to medium-sized businessesA good budget option for long network builds with a bandwidth that can handle most small to medium-sized businessesThe cable is very stiff due to the extra shielding, making it difficult to bend and fish. Recommended for new builds.  Very expensive and should only be considered in-network environments where speed is very important.

What does UTP, S/UTP, FTP, STP and SFTP Mean?

U/UTP: UNSHIELDED TWISTED PAIRS

Also known as UTP, this is currently the most common and basic method of cable construction, consisting of pairs of wires twisted together. There is no shielding, instead the symmetrical twist in the wires create a balanced transmission line, helping to reduce electrical noise and EMI. In addition, the different twist rates of each pair can be used to reduce crosstalk. In higher category cables, a cross-web filler may be found separating the individual pairs to help reduce alien crosstalk from adjacent cables.

F/UTP: FOILED WITH UNSHIELDED TWISTED PAIRS.

Often referred to as FTP, this type of cable features an overall foil shield wrapped around unshielded twisted pairs and a drain wire. When the drain wire is correctly connected, unwanted noise is redirected to ground, offering extra protection against EMI/RFI.

S/UTP: SHIELDED WITH UNSHIELDED TWISTED PAIRS.

This cable construction has an overall braid screen with unshielded twisted pairs. This cable is often referred to as an STP, however this term should be used with caution due to other shielded cables also using this term. Always check whether the cable will have any shielding and whether individual pairs have their own shield. The cable is capable of supporting higher transmission rates across longer distances than U/UTP and provides better mechanical strength and grounding due to the braid.

SF/UTP: SHIELDED AND FOILED WITH UNSHIELDED TWISTED PAIRS.

This cable has both an overall braid shield and foil shield with unshielded twisted pairs. This cable offers effective protection from EMI both from the cable and into the cable as well as much better grounding due to the additional braid.

U/FTP: UNSHIELDED WITH FOILED TWISTED PAIRS

This type of cable has no overall shielding but the individual twisted pairs are wrapped in a foil screen, offering some protection from EMI and crosstalk from adjacent pairs and other cables.

F/FTP: FOILED WITH FOILED TWISTED PAIRS

This type of cable features an overall foil shield with individually foil tape shielded twisted pairs. These are similar to F/UTP cables, with the addition of a foil shield around each twisted pair. The cable construction is designed to provide the assembly with greater protection from crosstalk from adjacent pairs and other cables, RFI and EMI.

S/FTP: SHIELDED WITH FOILED TWISTED PAIRS

Similar to F/FTP, the individual twisted pairs are wrapped in a foil tape before being wrapped in an overall flexible yet mechanically strong braid screen. The additional foil on the twisted pairs helps to reduce crosstalk from adjacent pairs and other cables. The braid provides better grounding.

SF/FTP: SHIELDED AND FOILED WITH FOILED TWISTED PAIRS

Offering the maximum protection from RFI/EMI, crosstalk and alien crosstalk, this cable has both an overall braid shield and foil shield, with individually foil tape screened twisted pairs. This type of cable provides the best level of protection from interference and better grounding due to the braid.

Common Industry AcronymsISO/IEC11801 NameCable Shielding TypeTwisted Pair Shielding TypeExample
 UTP U/UTP None NoneU/UTP Cable
 FTP, STP, ScTP F/UTP Foil NoneF/UTP Cable
 STP, ScTP S/UTP Braiding NoneS/UTP Cable
 SFTP, S-FTP, STP SF/UTP Braiding & foil NoneSF/UTP Copper Cable
 STP, ScTP, PiMF U/FTP None FoilU/FTP Cable
 FFTP F/FTP Foil FoilF/FTP Copper Cable
SSTP, SFTP, STP, PiMF S/FTP Braiding FoilS/FTP Cable
 SSTP, SFTP SF/FTP Braiding & foil FoilSF/FTP Cable
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