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1304A - CatSnake® Category 5E Tactical Cable, 4 Bonded-Pairs, U/UTP

CatSnake® Category 5E Tactical Cable, 4 Bonded-Pairs, 24 AWG Stranded Bare Copper Conductors, U/UTP, PVC Jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Category 5e Patch, CobraNet, eSnake, Ethersound, Digital Audio Over Ethernet, PoE, PoE+
Patent: This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at

Construction Details

AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
247x32BC - Bare Copper4
MaterialNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
PO - Polyolefin0.041White/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: Yes
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
Separator MaterialMaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
Dielectric Tape (Patented)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.250 inNo

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual Capacitance
93.8 Ohm/km5%90 pF/100m15 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]Typical Delay Skew
510 ns/100m25 ns/100m70%15 ns/ft
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]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
1 MHz2.0 dB/100m65.3 dB65.3 dB63.3 dB62.9 dB63.8 dB60.8 dB20.0 dB100 +/- 12105 +/- 10
4 MHz4.1 dB/100m56.3 dB56.3 dB52.2 dB51.5 dB51.8 dB48.8 dB23.0 dB100 +/- 12100 +/- 10
8 MHz5.8 dB/100m51.8 dB51.8 dB46.0 dB45.0 dB45.7 dB42.7 dB24.5 dB100 +/- 12100 +/- 10
10 MHz6.5 dB/100m50.3 dB50.3 dB43.8 dB42.6 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 12100 +/- 10
16 MHz8.2 dB/100m47.2 dB47.2 dB39.0 dB37.5 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 12100 +/- 10
20 MHz9.3 dB/100m45.8 dB45.8 dB36.5 dB34.8 dB37.8 dB34.8 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 12100 +/- 10
25 MHz10.4 dB/100m44.3 dB44.3 dB33.9 dB31.9 dB35.8 dB32.8 dB24.3 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
31.25 MHz11.7 dB/100m42.9 dB41.9 dB31.2 dB29.0 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB23.6 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
62.5 MHz17.0 dB/100m38.4 dB38.4 dB21.4 dB18.3 dB27.9 dB24.9 dB21.5 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
100 MHz22.0 dB/100m35.3 dB35.3 dB13.3 dB9.2 dB23.8 dB20.8 dB20.1 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
155 MHz28.1 dB/100m32.4 dB32.4 dB4.4 dB0.0 dB20.0 dB17.0 dB18.8 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
200 MHz32.4 dB/100m30.8 dB30.8 dB9.2 dB17.8 dB14.8 dB18.0 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
250 MHz44.2 dB/100m29.3 dB29.3 dB0 dB15.8 dB12.8 dB17.3 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
310 MHz50.1 dB/100m27.9 dB27.9 dB14.0 dB11.0 dB16.7 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
350 MHz53.8 dB/100m27.1 dB27.1 dB12.9 dB9.9 dB16.3 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
300 MHz48.6 dB/100m28.2 dB28.2 dB12.9 dB9.9 dB18 dB100 ± 22 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm
310 MHz49.5 dB/100m27.9 dB27.9 dB18 dB
350 MHz53.2 dB/100m27.2 dB27.2 dB17 dB
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

-20°C To +75°C0°C To +50°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
1.0 in2.5 in
Max. Pull Tension: 40 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor
ICEA Compliance: S-90-661-2012
NEMA Compliance: NEMA WC-63.1
Data Category: Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 5e
European Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE), REACH: 2020-01-16
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1304A B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825111115
1304A B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825111108

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system. Operating Temperatures Are Subject to Length De-rating.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.376 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2006-02-20
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