Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

1302E - CATSNAKE S/FTP Cat6a 24AWG/7 PVC


Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Field deployable CAT6a patch horizontal and building backbone cable; CobraNEt, eSnake, Ethersound, Digital audio over Ethernet; Support current and future Category 6A and 6 applications, such as: 10GBase - T(10 Gigabit Ethernet), 1000 Base - T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base - T, 10 Base - T, FDDI, ATM; Compatible connectors Belden R301601 000S1 (T568A) and R301602 000S1 (T568B)

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Individual shielded pair247x32BC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
ElementTypeMaterialNominal Diameter
Individual shielded pairDielectricPolyolefin (Foam)1.4 mm
Bonded-Pair: No
Color Chart
Pair 1White & Blue
Pair 2White & Orange
Pair 3White & Green
Pair 4White & Brown
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Individual shielded pairTapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %
InnerShield, Table Note: Aluminum facing outside
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialDrainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGMin. Coverage [%]
BraidTC - Tinned CopperTC - Tinned Copper2680 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- ToleranceNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.311 in0.3 mm0.7 mm
OuterJacket1, Table Note: Matte Finish

Construction and Dimensions

Min Elongation at Breakof Conductors: 10 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Insulation: 100 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Jacket: 100 %
Min Tensile Strength of Jacket: 9 MPa

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. DCR Unbalanced Within Pair [%]
95 Ohm/km2 %4 %2 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceMax. Mutual CapacitanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m17 pF/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
534 ns/100m25 ns/100m77 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACR [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Min. PSANEXTMin. PSAACRFMin. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.5 dB/100m75.3 dB72.3 dB72.8 dB69.8 dB68 dB65 dB20 dB67 dB67 dB40 dB35 dB
4 MHz4.6 dB/100m66.3 dB63.3 dB61.7 dB58.7 dB56 dB53 dB23 dB67 dB66.2 dB34 dB23 dB
10 MHz7.1 dB/100m60.3 dB57.3 dB53.2 dB50.2 dB48 dB45 dB25 dB67 dB58.2 dB30 dB15 dB
16 MHz9 dB/100m57.2 dB54.2 dB48.3 dB45.3 dB43.9 dB40.9 dB25 dB67 dB54.1 dB28 dB10.9 dB
31.2 MHz12.6 dB/100m52.9 dB49.9 dB50.4 dB47.3 dB38.1 dB35.1 dB23.6 dB67 dB48.3 dB25.1 dB5.1 dB
62.5 MHz18 dB/100m48.4 dB45.4 dB30.4 dB27.4 dB32.1 dB9.1 dB21.5 dB65.6 dB42.3 dB22 dB
100 MHz23 dB/100m45.3 dB42.3 dB22.3 dB19.3 dB28 dB25 dB20.1 dB62.5 dB38.2 dB20 dB
125 MHz25.8 dB/100m43.8 dB40.8 dB18 dB15 dB26.1 dB23.1 dB19.4 dB61 dB36.3 dB19 dB
200 MHz33.1 dB/100m40.8 dB37.8 dB7.7 dB4.7 dB22 dB19 dB18 dB58 dB32.2 dB17 dB
250 MHz37.3 dB/100m39.3 dB36.3 dB2 dB-1 dB20 dB17 dB17.3 dB56.5 dB30.2 dB16 dB
300 MHz41.1 dB/100m38.1 dB35.1 dB-3 dB-6 dB18.5 dB15.5 dB17.3 dB55.3 dB28.7 dB
500 MHz54.3 dB/100m34.8 dB31.8 dB-19.5 dB-22.5 dB14 dB11 dB17.3 dB52 dB24.2 dB
High Freq Table Note: Reference standard: ISO/IEC 61156-6 ed. 3.0 (2010)
General Electrical Parameters Notes: Reference standard: ISO/IEC 61156 - 6 ed. 3.0 (2010)
Coupling Attenuation Class: Type Ib
Segregation class according EN50174-2: c
Transfer Impedance
Frequency [MHz]DescriptionTransfer Impedance
1 MhzGrade 2Max. 50 mOhm/m
10 MhzMax. 100 mOhm/m
30 MhzMax. 200 mOhm/m
100 MhzMax. 1000 mOhm/m
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 A
UL Voltage RatingVoltage Rating [V]
300 V RMS72 V

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +50°C
Storage Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Cold Bend Test: -30°C Compliance per UL 1581
Bulk Cable Weight: 46.9 lbs
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 16.9 lbs
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 64 mm
Min Bend Radius During Operation: 32 mm


ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.2:2002/A2:2010/C1:2011
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1
Data Category: Category 6A
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/ICEA S-116-732-2013 Category 6A
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-B.2-10 (2008)
IEEE Specification: PoE: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2014-11-27
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Non-Halogenated: No
Suitability - Oil Resistance: No
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1
Burning Load: 650 kJ/m
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EAN
1302E.00152BlackReel152 m8719605000873
1302E.00305BlackReel305 m8719605000897
1302E.009999BlackReel499 m8719605000910
1302E 010500BlackReel500 ft612825381631
1302E.00500BlackReel500 m8719605000903
1302E 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825381778
1302E 0101640BlackReel1,640 ft612825381761
1302E.003000BlackReel3,000 m8719605000880

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.362 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2014-11-27
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