Category 6 Cable, Direct Burial

Genesis Category 6 Cables offer the ideal choice for high-performance voice and data networks in residential and commercial buildings. These direct burial rated and water-blocked cables safeguard devices from moisture damage and corrosion to ensure uninterrupted performance and longevity.

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Genesis® Direct Burial Rated Category 6 Cable is suitable for installation as follows:

  • In burial applications with or without conduit.
  • In outdoor locations, exposed to sunlight and moisture.


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
Unshielded Unshielded

Standards & References

Genesis® Direct Burial Rated Category 6 Cable meets or exceeds the following:

  • Direct Burial Rated
  • Sunlight Resistant Rated
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant
  • TIA-568.2-D Category 6


Genesis® Direct Burial Rated Category 6 Cable features the following quality and convenience characteristics:

  • Bare Copper conductors for excellent signal transmission and low voltage drop.
  • Polyolefin insulation.
  • Polypropylene jacket.
  • Countdown® Length Markings for easy tracking of usage and remaining cable.
  • Rated for 300 Volts
  • Rated for -20 °C to 60 °C.