The new GigaREACH XL solution from CommScope, the latest innovation in the SYSTIMAX portfolio, reliably doubles the reach of traditional twisted pair Ethernet devices on the enterprise network.

The enterprise network has expanded to power and connect operational devices such as security cameras, access control panels and wireless access points. Some of these systems are often located away from the telecom room, placing them beyond the 100 m limit established by commercial building standards such asSource: CommScopeSource: CommScope ANSI/TIA-568 and ISO 11801.

When terminated to CommScope’s Category 6 Systimax connectivity, the new cable enables connection and powering of the devices beyond this limit without the need for additional telecom rooms, power-over-Ethernet (PoE) extenders or optical equipment. Reliance on just one cable for such applications can provide additional benefits in terms of fewer points of failure, lower installation costs and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

GigaREACH XL supports these power-and-distance combinations:

  • 100-Mbit/sec Ethernet and 90 W PoE up to 200 m
  • 1-Gbit/sec Ethernet and 90 W PoE up to 150 m
  • 10-Mbit/sec Ethernet and 90 W PoE up to 250 m
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