How to terminate for Cat6a: Expert takes

Nov. 30, 2017

We would be remiss not to share this pair of evergreen, chapter-and-verse Category 6a termination tutorials from two of the cabling installation industry's authoritative experts, Platinum Tools and Panduit.

For maximum performance in shielded Cat6a media, connector and crimp tool choice is critical. "Our CAT6A/10Gig termination system not only meets, but exceeds these requirements," says Platinum's tool demonstration expert.

RELATED: Platinum Tools gives away EXO ezEX-RJ45 termination and test kits during 2017 InfoComm

The following video from Panduit very ably demonstrates how to terminate a shielded Category 6A jack with FTP cabling. And it is accompanied by a lovely classical music soundtrack. (George Winston?)

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