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AudioQuest Pearl

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

Item # 70376679

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 Pearl

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 Pearl 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 Pearl 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 Pearl 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

Pearl uses eight solid copper conductors, which eliminate strand-interaction distortion and reduce jitter. Each pair of wires is individually shielded to minimize crosstalk between pairs. One of the challenges of cable design is that 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
  • solid Long-Grain Copper conductors for superior sound quality
  • 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 # RJEPEA03

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 Pearl 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 Long-Grain Copper (LGC) Conductors: Solid conductors eliminate strand-interaction distortion and reduce jitter. Solid long-grain 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. This is an incredibly cost effective way of manufacturing very high quality Ethernet cables.

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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I have purchased AudioQuest HDMI cables and I am impressed with their quality. I am looking for CAT-7 ethernet cables for connections from my new OLED TV and a few streaming media devices to my home wireless router. I am anticipating that the ethernet cables will be excellent! [ James  Nov 21, 2018 ]
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reviews [ KERTTON  Feb 21, 2018 ]
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Because audio quest high quality items [ Willie  Sep 08, 2019 ]
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Perfect product for my needs [ Mike  Jan 21, 2019 ]
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I have purchased AudioQuest HDMI cables and I am impressed with their quality. I am looking for CAT-7 ethernet cables for connections from my new OLED TV and a few streaming media devices to my home wireless router. I am anticipating that the ethernet cables will be excellent! [ James  Nov 21, 2018 ]
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Shielding and durability. These cables will be used for a TV and audio equipment in outdoor installation. [ Thomas  Sep 06, 2017 ]
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Quality [ Charles  Feb 25, 2016 ]
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Technician suggested that I change the HDMI cable to see if it would resolve issue with intermittent crackle with audio on ARC HDMI channel. [ Thomas  Jul 04, 2019 ]
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2 questions already asked

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Would this ethernet cable be compatible with a home network to connect a desktop computer to a wireless router/modem? I was looking for faster internet speed and a high-quality network cable instead of the generic cable provided with the manufacturer's equipment.
[ DAVID  Oct 30, 2017 ]
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David, I use it from my router into my 4k tv for netflix I see no reason why you cant go into your computer with it!
[ Mario  Oct 31, 2017 ]
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most office and home uses CAT-6, or something slower, This CAT-7 shall work for anything.
[ Shyng-Tsong  Oct 30, 2017 ]
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Yep I was doing about 30mbps before I had switch now I'm doing 200 I switch modem to to help but these cables or legit
[ BASIL  Oct 30, 2017 ]
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is this cord good for gaming online?
[ Markus  Apr 23, 2017 ]
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Yes. Cat 7 is currently the fastest ethernet cable available for home use.
[ James  Apr 23, 2017 ]

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