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The GameChanger cable from Paige is the easiest, fastest and least expensive way to take your networking infrastructure well beyond the 100 meter limit!

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GameChanger Overview

A cable that pulls and terminates like a CAT6 but can deliver 1Gbps and PoE+ over 200 meters - that's a GameChanger!

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1 GB/s at 656 feet? 10 MB/s at 850 feet? Says who!?

Don't just take our word for it - You can certify it yourself with Fluke or other handheld testers! Want a 25 year warranty to go with that? No problem!

What you need to know about GameChanger Cable

Almost everything you need to know about GameChanger in under two minutes!

GameChanger Products

Standard GameChanger Constructions (custom colors available by request)

CI/D1 GameChanger Cable
258802404
  • Product Length: 1000
  • Shield Type: U/UTP
  • Colors: Black
  • Stocking U M: BFT
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OSP Shielded GameChanger Cable
258340804
  • Product Length: 1000
  • Shield Type: F/UTP
  • Colors: Black
  • Stocking U M: FT
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Plenum GameChanger Cable
258300310
  • Product Length: 1000
  • Shield Type: U/UTP
  • Colors: White
  • Stocking U M: FT
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Plenum GameChanger Cable
258300336
  • Product Length: 1000
  • Shield Type: U/UTP
  • Colors: Blue with White Stripe
  • Stocking U M: FT
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Riser GameChanger Cable
258310333
  • Product Length: 1000
  • Shield Type: U/UTP
  • Colors: Yellow with White Stripe
  • Stocking U M: FT
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OSP GameChanger Cable
258330804
  • Product Length: 1000
  • Shield Type: U/UTP
  • Colors: Black
  • Stocking U M: FT
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"This solution saved us over $30,000! It does exactly what we were expecting and really came through for us."

- Van Canning, IT Director , Western Precooling Systems

"The GameChanger is the difference between finishing a job today or not... and for a business that's driven by job completion - it's a really big deal!"

- Mat Spears, Senior Field Sales Engineer , Stanley Security

"In addition to the to the cost factor with the fiber and the media converters, we avoided adding additional points of failure into the system by being able to use GameChanger. So that was a win-win for us and the airport."

- John Pace, RCDD , Project Manager, anm

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Resources to download

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GameChanger Conduit Fill Chart

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GameChanger Specs

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GameChanger Termination Guide

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How to Test GameChanger

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Fluke Testing Results

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GameChanger Voltage Drop Chart

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GameChanger Flyer

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Independent Pricing Analysis for Parking Structure

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Case Study: Going the extra mile with Axis

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White Paper: GameChanger Not The Standard Solution!

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White Paper: Cabling The Friendly Skies (Airports)

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FAQ

You've got questions? We've got answers!

1 Gb/s at 656 feet? 10 Mb/s at 850 feet? Says who!?

Don't just take our word for it - You can certify it yourself with Fluke or other handheld testers! Want a 25 year warranty to go with that? No problem!

What's the difference between the GameChanger and a standard CAT6?

The Gamechanger has been designed with an increased gauge size, carefully designed twisting and specialty materials to be optimized for long distance Ethernet applications.

Does the GameChanger work for all applications?

Yes, the GameChanger Cable is agnostic to the type of Ethernet traffic you are running. We have seen customers using GameChanger to solve long distance cabling issues for access points, surveillance cameras, VoIP phones, point of sale devices, access control, digital signage, and much more.

Who is having success with the GameChanger today?

Several of the world's largest security integrators (6 out of the top 8) began deploying the GameChanger as early as 2016. Consultants and Engineers around the world have specified the GameChanger as a critical part of their solutions for everything from airports to banks and parking structures to amusement parks.


How do I ensure reliability at maximum distance?

For a reliable, extra long distance run (greater than 200 meter / 656 feet) you should be using a managed PoE Switch. For any port connected to a longdistance GameChanger run, make sure it is set to 10 Mbps. Don't assume auto configuration will sufficiently detect the bandwidth and adjust. If you'reusing a network camera, you'll need to be sure your video stream is configured appropriately as well. If you're unsure how much bandwidth your video stream will use, you can consult an online tool like this.

What's the maximum distance I can use the GameChanger Cable?

That depends on the power and bandwidth requirements of your application. At a minimum you can expect 1Gbps at 200 meters (656 feet) and you can expect 10 Mb/s at 259 meters (850 feet.) You can also expect to deliver 802.3at Type 2 "PoE+" up to 850 feet.


How is GameChanger tested and warrantied?

The GameChanger is covered by our 25 year warranty. To qualify your installation for the warranty, you'll need to send test results to your Paige account representative. Currently, the GameChanger can be tested with the following testers:

AEM Test Pro (v1.3.1 or higher)

Fluke Networks DSX Cable Analyzer (v6.0 or higher)

Ideal Networks LanTek III

NETSCOUT One Touch AT

Softing WireXpert (v8.0 or higher)

Viavi T-BERD, 5800v2, 5882, 5800-100G5

For more information on how to test GameChanger please click here.

Is project registration available?

Yes, if you've done the work to get GameChanger specified into an upcoming project, you will be rewarded with a project registration discount! Projects must be at least $10,000 and you must be the first to register via this form.

What are the part numbers, colors etc?

North America

PRODUCT CODEPRODUCT DESCRIPTIONPRODUCT LENGTHUL LISTINGSHIELD TYPECOLORSSTOCKING U/M
258330804GameChanger Cable OSP1,000' Reel-UTPBlackFT
258340804GameChanger Cable OSP Shielded
1,000' Reel-F/UTPBlackFT
258300310GameChanger Cable Plenum Rated White1,000' BOXPlenumUTPWhiteFT
258300336GameChanger Cable Plenum Rated Blue w/Wt Stripes1,000' BOXPlenumUTPBlue with White StripeFT
258310333GameChanger Cable Riser Rated Yellow w/Wt Stripe1,000' BOXRiserUTPYellow with Black StripeFT
285802404GameChanger Cable ITC-HL Rated, Armored, BlackOrdered by the footITC-HLCCW / UTPBlackFT


EU and UK

PRODUCT CODEPRODUCT DESCRIPTIONPRODUCT LENGTHUL LISTINGSHIELD TYPECOLORSSTOCKING U/M
258502306GameChanger CPR Cca S1b d1 a1500 Meter DrumCPR Cca S1b d1 a1UTPBlue with White StripeM
258342304GameChanger Cable OSP Shielded
500 Meter Drum-F/UTPBlackM


What connectors should be used with GameChanger?

We recommend the following connectors from Platinum Tools. We recommend downloading this flyer for more info on terminating the GameChanger.


North America

PRODUCT CODEGAMECHANGER TYPEO.D.PLATINUM TOOLS P/NPAIGE P/N
258330804OSP NON-SHIELDED.305"ezEX48 - ezEX-RJ45 Cat 6A Connector
10 Pack Clamshell: 100019C
50 Pack Clamshell:100029C
100 Pack Jar: 202048J
ezEX48 - ezEX-RJ45 Cat 6A Connector
10 Pack Clamshell: 7100019C
50 Pack Clamshell: 7100029C
100 Pack Jar: 7202048J
258340804OSP SHIELDED (DUAL JACKET).310"ezEX48 Shielded, External Ground Cat 6A Connector
25 Pack Clamshell: 100027C
50 Pack Jar 202052J
100 Pack Bag: 105029
ezEX48 Shielded, External Ground Cat 6A Connector 
25 Pack Clamshell: 7100027C
50 Pack Jar 7202052J
100 Pack Bag: 7105029
258300310
258300336
PLENUM.248"ezEX44 - ezEX-RJ45 Cat 6 Connector
10 Pack Clamshell: 100018C
50 Pack Clamshell: 100028C
100 Pack Jar: 202044J
ezEX44 - ezEX-RJ45 Cat 6 Connector
10 Pack Clamshell: 7120244J10
50 Pack Clamshell: 7100028C
100 Pack Jar: 71202044J
258310333RISER.244"ezEX44 - ezEX-RJ45 Cat 6 Connector
10 Pack Clamshell: 100018C
50 Pack Clamshell:100028C
100 Pack Jar: 202044J
ezEX44 - ezEX-RJ45 Cat 6 Connector
10 Pack Clamshell: 7120244J10
50 Pack Clamshell: 7100028C
100 Pack Jar: 71202044J

EU and UK

PRODUCT CODEGAMECHANGER TYPEO.D.LIBERTY A/V CONNECTOR
2585023064 Pair GameChanger CPR Cca S1b d1 a16.3mmFTPSA0A - Category 6A/7 Shielded 8P8C Field Terminable RJ45 Plug
2583423044 Pair GameChanger Cable OSP Shielded9.6mmFTPSA0A - Category 6A/7 Shielded 8P8C Field Terminable RJ45 Plug

We recommend the EXO Crimp tool from Platinum Tools with all above connectors.

 

What classes of POE are supported by GameChanger?

GameChanger supports Power over Ethernet Classes 1-8. Check out this voltage drop chart for more information. 

Where is GameChanger Cable sold?

GameChanger Cable is available at our Platinum Distributors...

...through our Gold Distributors...

...as well as select Authorized Resellers.

Project Registration

You've done the work to get GameChanger specified into an upcoming project, now it's time to be rewarded with a project registration discount!

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