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1585A - Category 5e Cable, 4 Pair, U/UTP, CMP

Category 5e Premise Horizontal Cable (200MHz), 4 Pair, 24 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, U/UTP, Plenum-CMP, Flamarrest® PVC-LS Jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Premise Horizontal Cable, Ethernet 1000BASE-T, Ethernet 100BASE-TX, Ethernet 10BASE-T, PoE++, PoE+, PoE
Patent: This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at

Construction Details

AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper4
MaterialColor Code
PO+FEP - Polyolefin + Fluorinated Ethylene PropyleneWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: No
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.190 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual CapacitanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
93.8 Ohm/km5%330 pF/100m15 pF/ft72%
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m72%
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 dB62.3 dB63.3 dB60.3 dB63.8 dB60.8 dB20.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
4 MHz4.1 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB52.2 dB49.2 dB51.8 dB48.8 dB23.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
8 MHz5.8 dB/100m51.8 dB48.8 dB46.0 dB43.0 dB45.7 dB42.7 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
10 MHz6.5 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
16 MHz8.2 dB/100m47.2 dB44.2 dB39.0 dB36.0 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
20 MHz9.3 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB36.5 dB33.5 dB37.8 dB34.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
25 MHz10.4 dB/100m44.3 dB41.3 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB35.8 dB32.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
31.25 MHz11.7 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB31.2 dB28.2 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
62.5 MHz17.0 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB21.4 dB18.4 dB27.9 dB24.9 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
100 MHz22.0 dB/100m35.3 dB32.3 dB13.3 dB10.3 dB23.8 dB20.8 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
155 MHz28.1 dB/100m32.4 dB29.4 dB4.4 dB1.4 dB20.0 dB17.0 dB18.8 dB
200 MHz32.4 dB/100m30.8 dB27.8 dB4.0 dB1.0 dB17.8 dB14.8 dB18.0 dB
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMP)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL Rating.OperatingInstallationStorage
75°C-20°C To +75°C0°C To +50°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
1.0 in2.0 in
Max. Pull Tension: 25 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 21 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Plenum, Indoor
Sustainability: Product Lens™, Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Available
Flammability / Fire Resistance: NFPA 262, UL 910 (Plenum), FT6, FT6, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: 800, CMP
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMP
ICEA Compliance: S-90-661-2012
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
NEMA Compliance: NEMA WC-63.1
Data Category: Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 5e
CPR Euroclass: Eca
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, 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

Non-Plenum Number: 1583A
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1585A 010500BlackReel500 ft612825118404
1585A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825118398
1585A 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825118381
1585A D151000BlueReel1,000 ft612825118244
1585A D15U1000BlueUnReel1,000 ft612825118237
1585A D153000BlueReel3,000 ft612825118251
1585A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825118350
1585A 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft612825118343
1585A 0051000GreenReel1,000 ft612825118336
1585A 005U1000GreenUnReel1,000 ft612825118329
1585A 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825118442
1585A 877U1000NaturalUnReel1,000 ft612825118435
1585A 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825118299
1585A 003U1000OrangeUnReel1,000 ft612825118282
1585A 0121000PinkReel1,000 ft612825118428
1585A 012U1000PinkUnReel1,000 ft612825118411
1585A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825118275
1585A 002U1000RedUnReel1,000 ft612825118268
1585A 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825118374
1585A 009U1000WhiteUnReel1,000 ft612825118367
1585A 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825118312
1585A 004U1000YellowUnReel1,000 ft612825118305

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system. Values above 100 MHz are for Engineering Information Only. Print Includes Descending Footage Markings from Max. Put-Up Length to 0.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.406 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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