Gold is one of the most sought after metals in the world. So Belkin has added this precious metal to the top-of-the-line GOLD series serial cable, making it the fastest serial modem data transfer available. Attach virtually any existing external modem with a female DB25 serial port to the DB9 serial port on your PC. Featuring 24K gold-plated connectors for error free data transmission. PRODUCT FEATURES: 24K gold-plated corrosion-proof connectors for maximum conductivity; Tactilite molded strain relief provides a 360-degree turning radius for true protection against damage to the conductors; Flextec cable jacket is very durable and extremely flexible for use in tight areas; Tactilite overmold is a supple polymer designed to increase flexibility while maintaining durability; 24K gold plated copper connectors provide maximum conductivity with no data loss; Fastest data transfer for maximum performance; Oversized ergonomic thumbscrews make installation a breeze; Ground indents provide excellent conductivity and retention with mating conductors; PVC premold encapsulates individual conductors to ensure electrical isolation and relieve stress; Aluminum undermold shield helps to meet FCC requirements on EMI/RFI interference; 28 AWG stranded tinned copper conductors are individually insulated in polypropylene to minimize cross talk, ensuring high-speed, error-free transmission.