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What Makes a Good Outdoor Cable?

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Outdoor cables need to be sturdy and reliable in order to last.

by Vikas Dayal • November 21, 2023

Cat5e / Cat6 Cables, Datacomm Cables, Fiber Optic Cables, Network Patch Cables

Outdoor cables need to be sturdy and reliable in order to last. Rather than purchase low-quality cables that will need to be replaced constantly, shop for outdoor cables that are built to stand the test of time. 

Outdoor cables must be made of sturdy, high-quality materials in order to withstand the elements.'s Datacomm cables are proudly manufactured right here in the US to stringent specifications that make them perfect for your outdoor installation. 

Outdoor Network Cables

Depending on the size and build of your work space, running indoor network patch cables might be difficult or even impossible. But have you considered having your ethernet or fiber optic cables set up outdoors instead of in?

As part of's complete line of fiber optic cable, we offer both multi mode and single mode outdoor fiber optic cords for your home or office network. These Datacomm fiber cables are strong and reliable for any project, and are suited for direct burial where necessary. Our LC to LC OM3 Direct Burial Duplex Multimode Fiber Cable, a 10 GB OM3 rated fiber optic cable, features high quality duplex LC connectors on either end and comes factory tested. 

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If it's a single mode cable you're in the market for, has you covered! You can purchase our LC to LC OS2 Singlemode Direct Burial Duplex Fiber Cable, rated for easy outdoor installation.

Our Cat6 Outdoor UV resistant Waterproof Shielded Ethernet Cable for Direct Burial. This sturdy cable is built with the ability to run signal over long distances in mind. It consists of a 23 AWG solid bare copper core and a UV-rated LSZH (low smoke, zero halogen) PVC jacket. This means that its jacket is expected to emit limited smoke and no halogen when exposed to high sources of heat like extremely bright sunlight.

You should be able to run these outdoor network cables once and forget about them for years to come! 

Outdoor Extension Cables

A reliable outdoor extension cord will be resistant to the elements, as well as any disturbances that might be caused by pests or weather events. stocks a variety of high quality extension cables meant to withstand exposure to rain or shine. This means cables that are manufactured from quality wire and strong, sturdy jacket material that won't fray or break down easily. 

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A good example of this is our SJTW Outdoor-rated extension cable. SJTW cables are considered "hard service" cables with weather-resistant thermoplastic jackets. That makes this cord ideal for running in your backyard, or outside of an office building. This heavy duty 14 awg cable features a 15 amp jacket with a molded 5-15 plug and receptacle. It's UL-listed, which means it's passed rigorous testing by Underwriter Laboratories and meets nationally recognized standards of sustainability and safety. 


Don't hesitate to hesitate to Contact Us or email us at! Many of our cables can be ordered in custom colors, lengths, and configurations tailored to your specifications. We can also offer bulk pricing if you're looking to order a large amount of cables.

SHOP NOW: Outdoor Cat6A Ethernet Cables - Outdoor RG6 Coaxial Cables - Outdoor High-Performance Power and Extension Cords

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