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Is shielded twisted pair cable categorized just like unshielded twisted pair cable?

Is shielded twisted pair cable categorized just like unshielded twisted pair cable? Like CAT1 to CAT7?
Yes. There is Cat6 screened, Cat7 is shielded only, and Category 5e ScTP (Screened Twisted Pair). You just have to ask for the screened version.
This was last published in July 2004

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