A telco cable, also known as a Telecom cable or Amphenol cable, is a thick 25 pair cable used for connecting multiple voice or data lines for LANs or telecommunications. The ends use 25 pairs of polarized pins (50 pins total). This cable handles up to 25 data channels or phone lines.
Most phone systems use this type of cable. The common color is gray and made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Most manufactures have standardized on this color for this material.
The telco cable is also associated with pre-wired 66 blocks pre-assembled with an RJ-21 female connector are available that accept a quick connection to a 25-pair cable with a male end. These connections are typically made between the block and the CPE (customer premise equipment).
The 25 pair connectors are Centronics 50 pin and are also known as Amphenol connectors or RJ-21. The name Amphenol comes from the company that first manufactured it.
Telco Amphenol 25 Pair 50 Pin Patch Cord Male to Female
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- 50 Pin Amphenol Telco Pig Tail
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