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outside rated Cat 5?

Posted by weedmeister (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 15, 10 at 21:14

I need to run some Cat5 or Cat6 around the outside of my house (much easier than inside). Is there such a thing as cable rated for outside exposure? And if so, how is it labeled?

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RE: outside rated Cat 5?

I no longer have the carton from the last pull-box I purchased but the cable itself is marked "CAT-5e CMX outdoor - CMR- UL CMG."

The cable is off the shelf CAT-5e - Signal Electronic Cable - made by Coleman Cable.

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