Category 5e Shielded Cable, Plenum

Genesis Category 5e Cables offer the ideal choice for basic voice and data networks in residential and light commercial buildings. The shielded design minimizes external interference and protects data transmission in noisy environments.

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Genesis® Plenum Rated Shielded Category 5e Cable is suitable for installation as follows:

  • In fabricated ducts as described in NEC 300.22(B).
  • In other spaces used for environmental air as described in NEC 300.22(C).
  • In risers.
  • Within buildings in other than air-handling spaces and risers.


Select a set of products below for more information:
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) Number of Pairs Stranding No. of Strands Shielding Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)
24 AWG 24 AWG
4 4
Shielded Shielded

Standards & References

Genesis® Plenum Rated Shielded Category 5e Cable meets or exceeds the following:

  • NFPA 262 - Plenum Rated
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 - FT6 Rated
  • UL 444 - Communication Cables, Type CMP
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant
  • TIA-568.2-D Category 5e


Genesis® Plenum Rated Shielded Category 5e Cable features the following quality and convenience characteristics:

  • Bare Copper conductors for excellent signal transmission and low voltage drop.
  • FEP insulation.
  • Foil shield over all conductors.
  • Plenum PVC jacket.
  • Durable rip cord for efficient jacket stripping and removal.
  • Countdown® Length Markings for easy tracking of usage and remaining cable.
  • Rated for 300 Volts
  • Rated for -20 °C to 75 °C.