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Slim-Net™ 28-AWG CAT6/CAT6A Ethernet Patch Cable


Optimize space and cable handling in high-density data centers and telecom rooms.

With a diameter of only .161”, 28-AWG cable is almost half the size of a 24-AWG cable. When you calculate the physical cable area, you’ll actually save more than 50% space when compared to traditional cables. Choose from seven lengths and seven colors.


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Save space

Gain almost 50% more space in front of equipment and in cable pathways. Perfect for high-density installs.
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Improve Airflow

Thinner cables mean a lot more space resulting in better air flow and equipment cooling.


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Handle easily

It’s easier to patch thinner cables and to see port assignments making installs and MACs go more smoothly.
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Reduce cable management

With a bend radius that’s 70% tighter, you can easily route cables without horizontal cable managers.



Be assured of top-quality, guaranteed-for-life performance for today’s network applications. 

Big performance
Black Box 28-AWG cables conform to all 568-C.2 specs, pass all tests, and are guaranteed for life.

Run PoE
Black Box 28-AWG cable supports all of today’s PoE standards: IEEE 802.3af PoE, IEEE 802.3at PoE+, and IEEE 802.3bt PoE++. 




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CAT6A

28-AWG Ethernet patch cable is tested to 500 MHz for use in all CAT6A channels. 
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CAT6

28-AWG Ethernet patch cable is tested to 250 MHz for use in all CAT6 channels.