Ask the EAC Experts | CAT5/6 Cable for My Wire Runs

I would like to use CAT5/6 cable for wire runs instead of using the cable the device specifies. Is that an option?


Never use CAT5/6 cable in place of the cable the device specifies. Cat 5/6 cable will break when connecting to the device terminal strips. It will also lose voltage on long wire runs. Always use the exact wire the device specifies.

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