This Cat 5e cable is great for wiring your Gigabit Ethernet or 100Base-T computer network. The PVC jacket bends easily and is easily removable for plug installation. Backwards compatible with Category 5 (Cat 5) cable, so you can mix this cable and Cat 5 cable in the same network. Plugs are suitable for use with solid or stranded wire. The spring loaded crimp tool has cushioned plastic grips, a wire/cable cutter, and replaceable blades and crimp dies. The tester is suitable for Cat 6, Cat 5e, Cat 5, and BNC cables and has a two-piece design so that you can test installed cables. The two pieces of the tester snap together for easy transport or storage. Each half of the tester has an RJ45 and a BNC jack.