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The Panduit Vari-MaTriX HD Category 6A Copper Cable

Upgrade with HD: Category 6A performance, Category 6 size 


TINLEY PARK, Ill.  (August 24, 2020) — For over 16 years, Panduit and Prysmian Group have partnered to provide the structured cabling market with innovative products and solutions, together leading the industry in Category 6A innovation. The companies are proud to announce the joint development of the world’s smallest, full channel compliant Category 6A cable. 

With a record-breaking 0.230-inch overall diameter, the Panduit Vari-MaTriX High Density (HD) Category 6A copper cable "The Vari-Matrix HD" comes with the performance that customers have come to expect from Panduit Category 6A cables. Panduit Product Line Manager, Dave Newman, shares, “it is great to be part of the technology shift that allows higher speeds in this smaller form factor. The Vari-MaTriX HD makes adoption for end users even easier.” Utilizing our patented MaTriX technology, the Vari-MaTriX HD has guaranteed headroom over the standard, best-in-class alien crosstalk mitigation and the best EMI immunity that you can get in an unshielded cable. 

This unique combination of small size and performance makes the Vari-MaTriX HD the ideal cable for applications of today and tomorrow. These applications include: 

  • Wireless Access Points
  • Digital buildings
  • PoE++ devices
  • 5G DAS


This cable’s exceptional performance gives the customer confidence that connections are strong and reliable throughout the business infrastructure. Ensure reliability and strength throughout your infrastructure by using the cable of the future. 


About Prysmian Group North America: 

Based in Highland Heights, KY, Prysmian Group North America operates in the United States and Canada. In July 2018, the Group finalized the acquisition of General Cable resulting in combined operations that include 23 plants, 6 R&D centers and over 5,800 employees. In 2018, Prysmian Group North America’s combined net sales totaled $4 billion. The Group is strongly positioned in high tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. A world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of wire and cable products, Prysmian Group North America’s business units include power distribution, specialty, telecoms, trade & installers and energy projects (HV). Prysmian Group is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index. Additional information is available at 

About Panduit

Since 1955, Panduit’s culture of curiosity and passion for problem solving have enabled more meaningful connections between companies’ business goals and their marketplace success. Panduit creates leading-edge physical, electrical, network infrastructure and AV solutions for enterprise-wide environments, from the data center to the telecom room, from the desktop to the plant floor. Headquartered in Tinley Park, Ill., USA and operating in 112 global locations, Panduit’s proven reputation for quality and technology leadership, coupled with a robust partner ecosystem, help support, sustain, and empower business growth in a connected world.



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