FAQ | What are the network cable requirements for Q-SYS devices?

Updated at February 1st, 2023

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The following minimum requirements should be considered when designing a system in the Q-SYS Ecosystem:

  • 1000 Base-T gigabit Ethernet over Category 5e cable or better
  • 8P8C modular connectors (RJ45)
  • ASNI/TIA-568-B.2 wiring pin-out

While not necessary, STP cabling may be used.


If using STP cabling, extra care should be taken not to introduce grounding issues into the system.