[Q] Can I use CAT 5 Cable for telecommunications applications?
[A] CAT 5 Cable was developed from the telecommunications industry,
and even though the specific purpose of CAT 5 Cable is rooted
in data communications, it is often used today for telephone
use as well. CAT 5 Cable is actually a far superior grade of
cable compared to the traditional voice communication line,
what is called CAT 3
installers have explored the possibility of using CAT 5 Cable
in new home installations instead of traditional CAT 3 or other
telephone grade communications cable, due to the superior signal
transmission properties that it provides.
5 Cable will have unused wires in a typical data installation,
and some installers will use the extra wires telephone lines.
Other installers may use the extra wires for other specialized
operations, like security systems.
advised that it is not recommended that voice and data be carried
together on this type of cable, to minimize the risk of interference
between the signals.
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