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A 66 block is a very common piece of telecommunications equipment seen in most residential and commercial telephone closets. Essentially a 66 block is a type of punch down block used to connect wires that will eventually feed your telecommunication service. A 66 block is designed to support the termination of 22 to 26 gauge wire which is the common gauge range of your standard telephone network cables. A 66 block is like a central hub for your telephone services.
Direct Burial Rated Cat5e has become more and more popular today! As more and more devices become networkable so does the necessity to run Direct Burial Rated Cat5e cable to support numerous outdoor network applications. Direct Burial Rated Cat5e Cable is a must in any installations where Cat5e is ran under ground. A typical Direct Burial Rated Cat5e cable features a UV rated jacket that is designed to protect the cable from the sun, along with having a special internal construction that protects the cable from moisture that could enter the jacket and cause corrosion which eventually will cause the cable to fail.