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AudioQuest Forest

High-speed, low-jitter CAT-7 Ethernet cable (3 meters/10 feet)

Item # 70312158

Ethernet is a great way to move digital media — photos, movies, and music — around your home.

Ethernet is a great way to move digital media — photos, movies, and music — around your home.

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About the AudioQuest Forest

Designed for high-definition digital audio

Ethernet is a great way to move digital media — photos, movies, and music — around your home. Unlike other types of digital data, audio requires precise timing of the signal to produce maximum musical realism. For sending digital audio from Point A to Point B, AudioQuest's Forest Ethernet cable offers several advantages: high-speed, plus extremely low timing jitter and time delay (latency). You can count on bit-perfect transfer over significant distances (up to 328 feet without an active booster or repeater).

Designed for high-definition digital audio

AudioQuest Forest Ethernet

Ethernet is a great way to move digital media — photos, movies, and music — around your home. Unlike other types of digital data, audio requires precise timing of the signal to produce maximum musical realism. For sending digital audio from Point A to Point B, AudioQuest's Forest Ethernet cable offers several advantages: high-speed, plus extremely low timing jitter and time delay (latency). You can count on bit-perfect transfer over significant distances (up to 328 feet without an active booster or repeater).

Superior engineering and construction

Forest uses eight solid copper conductors, and each wire is silver-plated, which benefits high-frequency applications like audio. Signals at these frequencies travel almost exclusively on the surface of the conductor. Because the surface of each conductor is made of high-purity silver, the cable's performance is close to that of a solid silver cable, but priced much closer to a solid copper cable.

Any solid material adjacent to a conductor actually becomes part of an imperfect circuit. Wire insulation absorbs energy (loss), and some of this energy is stored and then later released as distortion. Solid High-Density Polyethylene Insulation ensures critical signal-pair geometry while minimizing insulation-induced phase distortion.

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Product highlights:

  • high-quality Ethernet cable
  • high-speed CAT-7 design (up to 10-gigabit bandwidth)
  • for use with computers, NAS drives, cable and DSL modems, routers, and more
  • silver-plated solid copper conductors for superior sound quality (silver layer is 0.5% of total conductor)
  • individually shielded wire pairs minimize crosstalk between pairs
  • Solid High-Density Polyethylene Insulation minimizes insulation-induced phase distortion
  • rugged PVC jacket
  • gold-plated RJ-45 connectors with 100% shield coverage
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # RJEFOR03

What's in the box:

  • 10' Ethernet cable (w/ a male RJ-45 connector on each end)

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Ethernet Cat-7 Cable: Ethernet Cat-7 is the ideal cable for fast internet downloads, multi-player PC games, and movie or music streaming. AudioQuest's Forest series Ethernet cable meets or exceeds the highest industry CAT-7 specifications. This Ethernet cable will deliver speeds up to 10 Gbps and uses individually shielded pairs to minimize crosstalk.

Solid 0.5% Silver Conductors: Solid conductors eliminate strand-interaction distortion and reduce jitter. Solid silver-plated copper conductors are excellent for very high-frequency applications, like Ethernet audio. These signals, being such a high frequency travel almost exclusively on the surface of the conductor. As the surface is made of high-purity silver, the performance is very close to that of a solid silver cable, but priced much closer to solid copper cable.

Solid-High-Density Polyethylene Insulation: Solid High-Density Polyethylene Insulation ensures critical signal-pair geometry while minimizing insulation-induced phase distortion.

RJ-45 Connectors (Directional): A gold-plated, nickel RJ-45 connector with 100% shield coverage is used on each end of the Ethernet cable. These gold-plated, nickel connectors maximize signal transfer and resist corrosion. Arrows are clearly marked on the RJ-45 connectors to ensure superior sound quality. For best results have the arrow pointing in the direction of the flow of music. For example, NAS to Router, Router to Network Player.

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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Quality. [ Mark  Aug 26, 2016 ]
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quality [ juanito  Sep 25, 2016 ]
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I have read good reviews about this cable. Thanks David [ David  Dec 28, 2015 ]
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I trust Crutchfield's products [ Joseph  Jul 07, 2018 ]

1 question already asked

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Are these (Evergreen Cat 7) Ethernet cables backwards compatible with Categories 6a, 6, and 5e?
[ Albert  Jul 18, 2019 ]
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I do believe that are
[ Jacob  Jul 30, 2019 ]
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Yes, Ethernet cables are backwards compatible, but speed will be determined by the slowest cable between modem, router and components. Cat 7 cables are designed for Gigabit networks for faster speeds and better noise reduction.
[ Jove23  Jul 30, 2019 ]

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