Shielded Cat5e

By Joe French
Oct 27, 2003
  1. I have just installed Shielded Cat5e on a customer site. I have heard throught the grapevine that, I may be installing problems. I have heard that the shielding may act as an antenna.
    Dose anybody have any experience in this area that can shed some light.

  2. Greeno

    Greeno TS Rookie Posts: 281

    What sort of room/building?

    Is it lying loose? or through wall trunking?

    Are there any other cabling types near by?
  3. Joe French

    Joe French TS Rookie Topic Starter

    This is being pulled through a ware house with conveyors and other electrical motors. 30' up in I-Beams to central spot on floor to rack/hub. Signal suppled to hub through fiber.
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    This antenna thing is not an issue as long as you ground the shield (from one end only).
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