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1305A - UpJacketed CatSnake, Tactical CAT5E, #24-4pr, Bonded-Pairs

1305A-UpJacketed CatSnake, Tactical CAT5

CatSnake® Tactical CAT5E, 4-24 AWG bonded-pairs, stranded bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, inner PVC jacket, outer PVC jacket with sequential marking at two foot intervals

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Aerial
Suitable Applications: Field Deployable Cat 5e Patch, CobraNet, eSnake, Ethersound, Digital Audio over Ethernet, POE, POE+

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
247x32BC - Bare Copper0.024 in4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
AWG Size: 24
MaterialNominal Diameter
PO - Polyolefin0.043 in
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange
3White/Green Stripe & Green
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.238 inNo
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.298 inNo

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
9.38 Ohm/100m5 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/100m15 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
@ 100 MHz 537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m70 %
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 MHz2.4 dB/100m65.3 dB62.3 dB63.3 dB60.3 dB63.8 dB60.8 dB20.0 dB100 +/- 15105 +/- 10
4 MHz4.9 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB52.2 dB49.2 dB51.8 dB48.8 dB23.0 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
8 MHz6.9 dB/100m51.8 dB48.8 dB46.0 dB43.0 dB45.7 dB42.7 dB24.5 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
10 MHz7.8 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
16 MHz9.9 dB/100m47.2 dB44.2 dB39.0 dB36.0 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
20 MHz11.1 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB36.5 dB33.5 dB37.8 dB34.8 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
25 MHz12.5 dB/100m44.3 dB41.3 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB35.8 dB32.8 dB24.3 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
31.25 MHz14.1 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB31.2 dB28.2 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB23.6 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
62.5 MHz20.4 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB21.4 dB18.4 dB27.9 dB24.9 dB21.5 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
100 MHz26.4 dB/100m35.3 dB32.3 dB13.3 dB10.3 dB23.8 dB20.8 dB20.1 dB100 +/- 15100 +/- 10
155 MHz33.7 dB/100m32.4 dB29.4 dB4.4 dB1.4 dB20.0 dB17.0 dB18.8 dB100 +/- 18100 +/- 10
200 MHz38.9 dB/100m30.8 dB27.8 dB9.2 dB17.8 dB14.8 dB18.0 dB100 +/- 20100 +/- 10
250 MHz44.2 dB/100m29.3 dB26.3 dB0 dB15.8 dB12.8 dB17.3 dB100 +/- 20100 +/- 10
300 MHz49.2 dB/100m28.1 dB25.1 dB14.3 dB11.3 dB16.8 dB100 +/- 20100 +/- 10
310 MHz50.1 dB/100m27.9 dB24.9 dB14.0 dB11.0 dB16.7 dB100 +/- 20100 +/- 10
350 MHz53.8 dB/100m27.1 dB24.1 dB12.9 dB9.9 dB16.3 dB100 +/- 22100 ± 10 Ohm
310 MHz49.5 dB/100m27.9 dB27.9 dB18 dB
350 MHz53.2 dB/100m27.2 dB27.2 dB17 dB
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +60°C
Non-UL Temp Rating: +75°C
Storage Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Cold Bend Test: -30°C Compliance per UL 1581
Bulk Cable Weight: 38 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 40 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.25 in
Min Bend Radius/Installation: 3.0 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: N/A
ISO/IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class D Patch
Data Category: Category 5e
ANSI Compliance: S-90-661-2012 Category 5e Patch, ANSI/NEMA WC-63.1 Category 5e Patch
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 5e Patch
IEEE Specification: POE per 802.3af & POE+ per 802.3at-2009
Other Specification: NEMA WC-63.1 Category 5, ICEA 661, Category 5e Patch, TIA/EI-568-B.2, Category 5e
Other Standards: NEMA WC-63.1 Category 5e Patch, ANSI/ICEA 661 Individually Unshielded Twisted Pair Indoor Cable

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
EU REACH SVHC Compliance (yyyy-mm-dd): 2017-07-10
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2006-02-20
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
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: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: 60332-1

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): No
Item #Color
1305A B591000BLACK, MATTE
1305A B59500BLACK, MATTE

Product Notes

Notes: Values above 100 MHz are for Engineering Information Only. Operating Temperatures are Subject to Length Derating, in Addition to the 20% Length Derating for Patch Cable Insertion Loss. EtherNet/IP is a Trademark of ControlNet Internation, Ltd. under License by Open DeviceNet Vendor Association, Inc.
Date: 2006-02-20
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