Chapter in this post:
- 1 LAN cable with a length of 10 meters - the bestsellers from Cat.5 to Cat.7
- 2 Important: Cat.7 LAN cable for up to 10 Gbit / s
- 3 10m LAN cable with RJ45 plug
- 4 10m too short? Extending LAN cables
- 5 Maximum length of a LAN cable
- 6 Difference between network cables and patch cables
- 7 Gigabit LAN network in the home network
LAN cables with a length of 10 meters - the bestsellers from Cat.5 to Cat.7
Not really surprising: the cable length of 10 meters is the most common for LAN cables. The good thing about it is: If you are looking for such a LAN cable 10m, you will find a lot of offers at good prices. We list the bestsellers among the 10m network cables for Gigabit Ethernet here. The prices and the list are kept up-to-date on a daily basis so that you can also take advantage of current offers.
If you need more than 10 meters, you can turn the underside to the 20m LAN cables look at.
Important: Cat.7 LAN cable for up to 10 Gbit / s
If you want to achieve transfer rates above 1 Gbit / s and have installed the appropriate network technology, you should make sure that you use so-called Cat.7 LAN cables. Only these support such high transmission speeds.
10m LAN cable with RJ45 plug
10m too short? Extending LAN cables
One should also keep in mind that a LAN cable extension brings an additional plug connection with it and thus more disturbances can occur. In order to optimize the speed, you should avoid lengthening the LAN cable, but rather replace the existing (too short cable) with a longer one.
Maximum length of a LAN cable
By the way, did you know that you can theoretically use a CAT.5 LAN cable with a length of 100 meters? In practice, however, it is better to use shorter cables and then install a switch in the middle that amplifies the signal. The reason for this is interference that affects the cable from the environment and affects the signal quality. Anyone laying their cables in the office, for example, should try to avoid power supplies and other devices that emit a strong magnetic field. In this way, the transmission rates remain at a high level and interference is avoided.
Difference between network cables and patch cables
Another term for network cables is patch cables. However, these are usually relatively short LAN cables, as these are only used within a server cabinet to connect patch panels and network devices. Of course, there is also an RJ45 plug at the ends of patch cables - the typical eight-pin plug.
Gigabit LAN network in the home network
If you want to set up a fast home network, you should make sure that your router and all connected network-compatible devices are Gigabit Ethernet-compatible and support high data transmission speeds. If this is the case, it does not matter whether you lay a patch cable flat (e.g. with the CSL Flat Network Cable) under the carpet or create a long network connection with the JBSTK 30 M Cat.6 Network Cable over the roof.
It is important not to use WLAN, as this is usually slower and more susceptible to interference than a pure LAN cable connection. That's why gamers only use cables to connect the cable router and the cable to connect the computer. When connecting to the notebook, cables with a copper inner conductor and not infrequently also a gold-plated connector for the cable to the notebook are used. These ensure secure data transmission through field-assembly connectors.
If you want to bridge a particularly large number of corners with the cable, a Superflex patch cable with an RJ-45 plug is recommended, as this allows particularly small radii when laying.
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