Developed for any application requiring heavy-duty CAT5e Ethernet cable deployment! Laird's EC8-RJ45 series features Belden 7923a CAT5e DataTuff Twisted pair cable with a standard RJ45 connector at one end and a professional Neutrik EtherCON RJ45 connector on the other. The standard RJ45 connector end features a ProShell boot to protect the RJ45 locking tab.
Prevalent use of RJ45 connectors in the stage world has created the need for a road-worthy RJ45 Ethernet cable. The patented ProShell converts a conventional RJ45 connector into a robust connector solution capable of repeated connections while maintaining mechanical and electrical integrity. The only solution available that doesn't require specialized connectors at both ends, the ProShell can be used with standard hardware.
Neutrik's EtherCON has a rugged diecast shell and unique chuck type strain relief which protects Ethernet connections in a variety of broadcast & commercial applications, and is designed to prevent breakage of the fragile components of standard RJ 45 connectors. EC8-RJ45 series Ethernet cables are Ideal for use with video and audio CAT5e extenders on set, in the field or anywhere a heavy-duty CAT5e to Neutrik EtherCON cable is needed. It's also a great Vox VC-12 Pedalboard replacement cable for connection to Valvetronix "Blue" Series amps. Because it's a tactical grade cable, it's a rugged option for stage and touring use.