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Can I use a Cat7 cable?

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asked Aug 19, 2019 in SW5E - AVB Switch by daleborer (200 points)
I am using a cat5 and want to use a cat6 or cat7 … is it compatible?

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answered Aug 26, 2019 by jonnydoyle (403,240 points)
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answered Aug 19, 2019 by wahlerstudios (105,310 points)

"PreSonus AVB products use Gigabit switches and ports. There is no reason to use a cable which is capable of 10Gb speeds (Cat6e and higher)". (Quote from this document:

Translation: You should be able to use a CAT7 cable, but it doesn't make anything "better" or faster or more colorful or analog sounding...