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1583E - Cat 5e Cable, U/UTP, PVC, 4 Pair, AWG 24, Indoor CPR Eca

Cat. 5e (100MHz), 4-Pair, U/UTP Unshielded, Premise Horizontal Cable, 24 AWG solid bare copper conductors, Polyethylene insulation, PVC jacket, RJ-45 compatible

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Horizontal and building backbone cable; Support current and future Category 5e applications, such as: 1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base-T, 10 Base-T, FDDI, ATM

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Individual pair24SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
ElementTypeMaterialNominal Diameter
Individual pairDielectricPO - Polyolefin0.9 mm
Bonded-Pair: No
Color Chart
Pair 1White/Blue & Blue
Pair 2White/Green & Green
Pair 3White/Orange & Orange
Pair 4White/Brown & Brown
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- Tolerance
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride4.5 mm0.3 mm

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 Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. DCR Unbalanced Within Pair [%]
95 Ohm/km4 %2 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
Max. Delay SkewMin. Velocity of Propagation
40 ns/100m60%
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. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.1 dB/100m65.3 dB62.3 dB63.2 dB60.2 dB64 dB61 dB20 dB40 dB35 dB
4 MHz4 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB52.32 dB49.3 dB52 dB49 dB23 dB34 dB23 dB
10 MHz6.3 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB44 dB41 dB44 dB41 dB25 dB30 dB15 dB
16 MHz8 dB/100m47.2 dB44.2 dB39.2 dB36.2 dB39.9 dB36.9 dB25 dB28 dB10.9 dB
20 MHz9 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB36.8 dB33.8 dB38 dB35 dB25 dB27 dB9 dB
31.25 MHz11.4 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB31.5 dB28.5 dB34.1 dB31.5 dB23.6 dB25.1 dB5.5 dB
62.5 MHz16.5 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB21.9 dB18.9 dB28.1 dB25.1 dB21.5 dB22 dB
100 MHz21.3 dB/100m35.3 dB32.3 dB14 dB11 dB24 dB21 dB20.1 dB20 dB
Table Notes: Limits below 4 MHz are for information only. Reference standard: IEC 61156-5
General Electrical Parameters Notes: Reference standard: ISO/IEC 61156-5
Segregation class according EN50174-2: a
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 Amps per Conductor
Voltage Rating [V]
72 V

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 28 kg/km
Max. Pull Tension: 65 N
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 40 mm
Min Bend Radius During Operation: 20 mm


IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801-1
CPR Euroclass: Eca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1
Data Category: Category 5e
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/TIA 568.2-D (2018)
IEEE Compliance: PoE: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Euroclass Eca
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
Burning Load: 290 kJ/m

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthEAN
1583E.03305BlackReel305 m8719605002143
1583E.03U305BlackUnReel305 m8719605002150
1583E.01B100BlueFlat Box100 m8719605002129
1583E.01305BlueReel305 m8719605002105
1583E.01U305BlueUnReel305 m8719605002136
1583E.01500BlueReel500 m8719605002112
1583E.011000BlueReel1,000 m8719605002099
1583E.00B100GrayFlat Box100 m8719605002075
1583E.00305GrayReel305 m8719605002044
1583E.00U305GrayUnReel305 m8719605002082
1583E.00500GrayReel500 m8719605002068
1583E.001000GrayReel1,000 m8719605002037
1583E.003500GrayReel3,500 m8719605176783
1583E.003570GrayReel3,570 m8719605002051
1583E.09305GreenReel305 m8719605002204
1583E.09U305GreenUnReel305 m8719605002228
1583E.09500GreenReel500 m8719605002211
1583E.11305RedReel305 m8719605002259
1583E.11U305RedUnReel305 m8719605002266
1583E.12B100WhiteFlat Box100 m8719605002273
1583E.04U305WhiteUnReel305 m8719605002174
1583E.12U305WhiteUnReel305 m8719605002280
1583E.04500WhiteReel500 m8719605002167
1583E.10305YellowReel305 m8719605002235
1583E.10U305YellowUnReel305 m8719605002242

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: 0.238 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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