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Cat 6 - Stranded Patch Cable - Narrow Boot - USA

Our CAT6 patch cable comes with a narrow style boot and is ideal for video, data, voice and security communications. 


Product Description

Now more than ever, system demands are challenging both new and existing local area networks. Higher speeds and new bi-directional signaling for 100Base-T and Gigabit Ethernet require stringent new performance standards. These new test requirements leave little forgiveness for a system's weak link. Top quality patch cords are now critical to system performance.

DataMax® 6 patch cords are proven to enhance legacy network performance, even for Category 5 systems. The result is faster, more efficient bi-directional signaling.

To assure improved channel performance, every DataMax® 6 patch cord is manufactured using a controlled assembly process. Only select components are used, guaranteeing a new standard for superior cord performance.

  • Assembled using DataMax® 6 stranded cable with 100 ±3 Ohm smoothed impedance.
  • Uses high-performance plugs with heavy gold plating and precision wire management features for consistent performance.
  • DataMax® 6 strain relief boots to maintain performance with repeated flexure in use.
  • Guaranteed superior NEXT performance combined with low attenuation and stable impedance. Guaranteed return loss (RL) performance.
  • 100% visual inspection combined with performance lot testing on all cords.

DataMax® 6 patch cords typically improve channel return loss by 4 to 6 decibels.

Patch cord return loss (RL) is proving to be the most important measurement that affects the performance of any channel operating with 100Base-T or any bi-directional protocol.

Copper Cable Specifications

Construction       Electrical Characteristics  
24 AWG 7/32 stranded tin copper
2 insulated conductors
Color code





PVC (CMR rated)
Voltage Rating, Max
DC resistance, Max
26 Ohms/1,000'

100 +/- 20 O 100-600 MHz

Return loss
1 - 10 MHZ 20 + 5 LOG (F) DB MIN
10 - 20 MHZ 25 DB MIN
20 - 500 MHZ 25 - 8.6 LOG(F/20) DB MIN
600 MHz
Physical Properties          
Temperature Rating, Max
60°C & 75°C

Cable Applications

  • Network computers in office or home
  • Suitable for general purpose indoor use, such as routing connections in patching systems
  • Distributes data, voice, or video

Cable Features

  • Faster ethernet speeds
  • Tested to 600 MHz
  • Color coded for easier termination process
  • CMR 24 AWG tin copper material
  • Outer jacket made of PVC
  • Exceeds EIA/TIA 568A rating
  • High performance data cable

Plug Description

  • CAT6 solid or stranded
  • Black loadbar for easy termination
  • 8 positions, 8 conductors
  • 50 micron gold contacts
  • RJ45 connector for data applications
  • Narrow style boot included for quick/easy pull

  • This is a Gruber System 2000 product and carries a Lifetime Warranty.

  • For product returns please contact and request an RMA number.

  • All returns must have RMA number.  No unauthorized returns are accepted.
    Please include - Invoice #, purchase date, and description of problem.
    The Buyer pays return shipping cost.

  • Product will be  replaced and shipped at no charge during the warranty period.