QED’s new Reference Ethernet cable launched!

QED’s new Reference Ethernet cable has the bandwidth and headroom to deal with the highest of high-resolution audio – and beyond….

British audio specialist QED introduces its Reference Ethernet cable, designed to provide the most accurate, most stable connection possible between networked devices. Perfect for connecting a high-resolution digital audio streamer to a local network, the Reference Ethernet has more than enough bandwidth to deal with the data rates required by 32-bit/384 kHz and DSD512 audio files.

Painstakingly engineered, Reference Ethernet is a Class I Category 8.1 cable and can support 40G Ethernet – and so has the headroom to cope with even the most data-intensive applications.

Key features at a glance

  • Specifically designed for high-resolution audio up to 32-bit/384 kHz or DSD512 quality
  • Complies with Class I Category 8.1 standard
  • Supports 40G Ethernet
  • Ferrite insulation, low-loss dielectric, and gold-plated Telegärtner plugs combine to deliver
    ultra-low jitter
  • 99.999% OFC, 24 AWG conductors with customized twist rates for lower inter-pair cross-talk
  • Arrives in a stylish White Pearl finish
  • The QED Reference Ethernet is available now from www.qed.co.uk (UK) and Independent retailers in the UK and from www.qedcables.com (US) and Independent retailers from next month, priced:
  • 1M – £149 / €189 / $199
  • 2M – £159 / €199 / $209
  • 3M – £179 / €229 / $229
  • 5M – £199 / €249 / $249
  • Technical specification
  • Cable OD (mm): 9 mm
  • Plugs: Telegärtner Profinet CAT 8
  • Construction: F/FTP
  • Conductor size: 24 AWG
  • Characteristic Impedance: 100 ohm
  • Patch Cable Category: Class I CAT 8.1
  • Maximum bit-rate: 40 Gb/s

To buy the QED Reference Ethernet cable and discover other QED products please visit www.qed.co.uk


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