5 is gone as of........
June 4, 2000Category 5 U.T.P. is NOT an approved cable in the new cabling
standard, which should be issued this summer. Category 5E is the base cable
that can be specified and or installed. This is a very important milestone
in the cabling industry, as it marks the end of development on what was Category
5. If you are installing or specifying computer cabling, this statement will
impact you! Contact Camtec at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fibre Optic Cable Alert
- Doug B. Mitchell, RCDD, President, Camtec Electric Services Ltd. June 4,
If you are specifying or installing fibre optic cable, the rules have changed.
No longer is FDDI grade fibre the best to install. Contact us before you specify
or install fibre cable.
Gigabit ethernet has changed the