Stewart Connectors New RJ45 Plugs for Large Diameter CAT6a Horizontal Cables

Stewart Connector, a division of Bel Fuse Inc. announced the release of large diameter Category 6a 8P8C modular plug (SS-39200-027) The new RJ45 plugs are the latest addition to Stewart Connector’s extensive portfolio of connectors designed to support Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T) and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GBase-T) transfer rates, along with PoE (Power over Ethernet).  They notably accept a cable diameter range of AWG23 to AWG24 and accommodate conductor sizes up to 0.048″ in diameter.

The UL Listed, RoHS-compliant connectors are specifically offered to support terminations requiring horizontal cabling, which extends from the telecommunications outlet in the work area to the horizontal cross-connect in the telecommunications room.  Horizontal cabling is often specified in direct connect or consolidation point applications where link lengths exceed 10 meters (33 feet).  Since the cabling used in these systems is typically made of AWG23 or AWG24 solid conductor copper and is larger than traditional patch cable, standard modular plugs cannot be used.  Due to Stewart’s proprietary contact design and unique conductor load bar, the SS-39200-027 large diameter plug is able to terminate the large diameter horizontal cabling in the same form factor as traditional RJ45 modular plugs.

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