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Cable Technology Feature Article

November 06, 2008

CAT 6a Keystone Jacks from DIGITUS Offers Quick Cable Installation

By Jai C.S., TMCnet Contributor

DIGITUS, the brand which offers environmentally friendly products has just launched the CAT 6a Keystone Jacks which allows cable installation and assembly without tools. Keystone Jacks are the connectors used in data communications. One of the major advantages of Keystone Jacks is that they are highly versatile.
ASSMANN Electronic GmbH is a manufacturer of connectors and adapters for internal and external computer cables. The company has been producing active and passive network components, KVMs, USB and Firewire products, cables, adapters and connectors, SATA/SCSI products, peripherals, notebook, PDA, computer and multimedia accessories which are globally supplied to both private consumers and professional users.
The company’s major part of the product range consists of the DIGITUS brand range, launched in 1994.
The CAT 6a Keystone Module makes cable installation very easy by measureing the Keystone supports even future applications such as10GBase-T. (A standard that supports 10 gigabit per second connections over unshielded or shielded twisted pair cables, over distances up to 100 meters)
DIGITUS Keystone Modules are certified according to CAT 6 De Embedded and offer a RJ 45 socket for easy patch panel assembly. RJ 45 socket displays a base, a circuit board, a casing and a cover.
Additionally, the CAT 6a Keystone Jack features a metal housing design which offers quick and secure strand contact with using any special tools.
The compact form allows 24 ports to be placed in series in distribution fields with height uniformity. Owing to these advantages, the company claims that this product enables uncomplicated assembly and connection lettering as well as a high degree of failure safety.
“The metal housing provides excellent electromagnetic screening and offers the user a high degree of performance and quality,” said Mehmet Kalle, product manager at DIGITUS.
“The Keystone Jack guarantees continuous performance with installation like child’s play,” added Kalle.

Jai C.S. is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jai's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jessica Kostek