Mertek Industries Introduces EVO6 -- a Revolutionary New Category 6 Patch Cord with a Very Unique Feature -- Traceability

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Mertek Industries EVO6 Patch Cord comes equipped with a Trace Button and an LED in each of its plugs. One press of either Trace Button starts the LEDs in both ends flashing, making swift and easy identification of the cable possible. The EVO6 patch cord will save countless hours and help avoid costly mistakes.

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Mertek’s latest creation is the EVO6 Traceable Patch Cord. Winner of the INNUA 2009 Global Connect Innovation Award. This patch cord is essential to any project big or small. The EVO6 Patch cord technology eliminates hand tracing. Network down time can be dramatically reduced by rapid resolution of wiring mistakes in high density wiring closets and main frames. Self-tracing cabling makes the general management of Category 6 structured cabling simpler and more efficient. Continuing advancements in our traceable termination technology provide the tools you need to maintain the highest level of network availability.

The EVO6 Patch cord is a standalone product. There is no additional software to purchase. No additional hardware or external power source to purchase or keep up with. The EVO6 is ready with the push of a button.


  • Meets Category 6 component specifications TIA/EIA-568-B.2-1
  • Each cable is factory tested and certified for Category 6 performance
  • Plug targets TIA center values, paired bi-level contact array
  • Precision performance stranded conductor cordage
  • Compatible with both T568A and 568B wiring
  • Sang free plug design also provides superior bend relief
  • Stocked in 7 standard colors
  • Backward compatible to Category 3, 5 and 5e
  • Center tuned plug termination

Mertek Industries has been providing innovative communication products for over ten years, and is a ISO9001 approved manufacturing company. The company has gained an industry wide reputation for providing quality products that exceed customer’s expectations for quality, durability, innovation and overall value. As an OEM/ODM supplier for Nortel Networks Mertek has become known for adding simple but effective twists to many products.

Mertek's commitment to listen to the customer enables Mertek to design new products that exceeds customer requirements to help them win in their market place.

Mertek is dedicated to total solutions, giving our customers the tools they need to be leaders in their industry. Using leading edge technology, integrity and commitment to excellence, we strive to provide the absolute best service possible.

Come see us at the 2010 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition at the MGM Grand Hotel & Convention Center—Booth 506

To find out more about Mertek Industries and the new EVO6 Patch cord, visit


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