Category 5e Shielded Cable, Riser

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

  • Installed in a metal raceway that complies with 300.22(B).
  • Supported by solid bottom metal cable trays with solid metal covers.
  • In risers.
  • Within buildings in other than air-handling spaces and risers.
  • Exposed to sunlight.


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

  • UL 1666 - Riser Rated
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 - FT4 Rated
  • UL 444 - Communication Cables, Type CMR
  • Sunlight Resistant Rated
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant
  • TIA-568.2-D Category 5e


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

  • Bare Copper conductors for excellent signal transmission and low voltage drop.
  • Polypropylene or Polyethylene insulation.
  • Foil shield over all conductors.
  • 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.