Learning Center Bookstore Manage icWallet View Cart
If you wish to order a Cat5 Cable then click here

-- About Category 5 Cables --

Category 5 or Cat5 cable is used for computer networks to connect a computer to another computer or networking device. The Cat5 cable uses twisted pairs of cables to carry the signals through the cable. It can also be used to carry other signals such as telephony or video. People commonly use this type of cable in their homes to connect high-speed Internet modems to their computers or wireless routers. High-speed Internet modems are usually used with Direct Subscriber Line or DSL Internet service or Cable Internet service. Cat5 cable is normally used with ethernet type networks.

What does a Cat5 Cable Look Like?

Category 5 Cable Image Cat5 Cable Open Image

Advanced Information

If you wish to purchase a Category 5 Cable then click here

Wikipedia was used as a source for this information. Thank you to all those who contributed to it.