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1683ENH - Cat 6A Cable, U/UTP, LSZH, 4 Pair, AWG 23, Indoor CPR Eca


Cat. 6A (500MHz), 4-Pair, U/UTP Unshielded, Premise Horizontal Cable, 23 AWG solid bare copper conductors, Polyethylene insulation, LSZH jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Horizontal and building backbone cable; Support current and future Cat. 6a and 6 applications such as; 10GBase-T (10 Gigabit Ethernet), 1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base-T, 10 Base-T, FDDI and ATM

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGMaterialNo. of Pairs
23BC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PO - Polyolefin1.18 mm
Bonded-Pair: No
Color Chart
NumberColor
Pair 1White / Blue & Blue
Pair 2White / Orange & Orange
Pair 3White / Green & Green
Pair 4White / Brown & Brown
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterial
TapeEquiBlock®
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- Tolerance
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (Flame Retardant)7.2 mm0.3 mm

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. DCR Unbalanced Within Pair [%]
9.5 Ohm/km4 %2 %
Capacitance
Max. Capacitance Unbalanced Pair to PairMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Delay
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
45 ns/100m67%
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. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.1 dB/100m75.3 dB72.3 dB73.2 dB70.2 dB68.0 dB65 dB40 dB
4 MHz3.8 dB/100m66.3 dB63.3 dB62.5 dB59.5 dB56.0 dB53 dB40 dB35 dB
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m60.3 dB57.3 dB54.4 dB51.4 dB48.0 dB45 dB40 dB23 dB
16 MHz7.5 dB/100m57.2 dB54.2 dB49.8 dB46.8 dB43.9 dB40.9 dB38 dB15 dB
31.2 MHz10.5 dB/100m52.9 dB49.9 dB42.4 dB39.4 dB38.1 dB35.1 dB35.1 dB10.9 dB
62.5 MHz15.0 dB/100m48.4 dB45.4 dB33.4 dB30.4 dB32.1 dB29.1 dB32 dB5.1 dB
100 MHz19.1 dB/100m45.3 dB42.3 dB26.2 dB23.2 dB28.0 dB25 dB30 dB
125 MHz21.5 dB/100m43.8 dB40.8 dB22.3 dB19.3 dB26.1 dB23.1 dB29 dB
200 MHz27.6 dB/100m40.8 dB37.8 dB13.2 dB10.2 dB22.0 dB19 dB27 dB
250 MHz31.1 dB/100m39.3 dB36.3 dB8.3 dB5.3 dB20.0 dB17 dB26 dB
300 MHz34.3 dB/100m38.1 dB35.1 dB3.9 dB0.9 dB18.5 dB15.5 dB
500 MHz35.3 dB/100m34.8 dB31.8 dB-10.4 dB-13.4 dB14.0 dB11 dB
Segregation class according EN50174-2: b
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 Amps per Conductor
Voltage
Voltage Rating [V]
72 V DC

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 50 kg/km
Max. Pull Tension: 80 N

Standards

IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801-1
CPR Euroclass: Eca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1
Data Category: Category 6A
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/TIA 568.2-D (2018)
IEEE Compliance: PoE: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Euroclass Eca
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2015-08-25

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
Burning Load: 520 kJ/m
IEC 60754-1 (EN50267-1)- Halogen Amount: Zero
IEC 60754-2 (EN50267-2)- Halogen Acid Gas Amount - Max. Conductivity: 2.5 µS/mm
IEC 60754-2 (EN50267-2)- Halogen Acid Gas Amount - Min. pH: 4.3

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthEAN
1683ENH.00500BlueReel500 m8719605003218
1683ENH.001000BlueReel1,000 m8719605167538
1683ENH.01B100PurpleReel100 m8719605003232
1683ENH.01500PurpleReel500 m8719605003225
1683ENH.011000PurpleReel1,000 m8719605167712

Product Notes

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

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.131 Revision Date: 09-25-2020
Date: 2015-08-25
PB 00050E_ 1683ENH Category 6A U_UTP Cables_Original_85820.pdf
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