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1683ENH - Category 6A Nonbonded-Pair Cable

1683ENH-Category 6A Nonbonded-Pair Cable

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

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Euroclass Eca
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)

AWGMaterialNo. of Pairs
23BC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Conductor Size: 23 AWG
MaterialNominal Diameter
Polyethylene1.18 mm
Bonded-Pair: No
Color Chart
Pair 1White / Blue & Blue
Pair 2White / Orange & Orange
Pair 3White / Green & Green
Pair 4White / Brown & Brown
Outer Shield Material
FoilSpecial barrier tape
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- Tolerance
LSZH / FRNC7.2 mm0.3 mm

Construction and Dimensions

4 pairs twisted together + Cross Web of Polyolefin + Overlapping polyester foil over cable core

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. DCR Unbalanced Within Pair [%]
9.5 Ohm/km4 %2 %
Max. Capacitance Unbalanced Pair to PairMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
45 ns/100m67 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
1 MHz2.1 dB/100m
4 MHz3.8 dB/100m
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m
16 MHz7.5 dB/100m
31.2 MHz10.5 dB/100m
62.5 MHz15.0 dB/100m
100 MHz19.1 dB/100m
125 MHz21.5 dB/100m
200 MHz27.6 dB/100m
250 MHz31.1 dB/100m
300 MHz34.3 dB/100m
500 MHz35.3 dB/100m
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 A
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 Recommended Pulling Tension: 80 N


ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.2:2002/A2:2010/C1:2011
CPR Euroclass: Eca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1 Ed. 3:2011
Data Category: Category 6A
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-C.2 (2009)

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2015-08-25

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1
Burning Load: 745 kJ/m
Amount of Halogen acc. to IEC 60754-1 & EN50267-1: Zero

Part Number

Item #Color


Revision Number: 2a
Date: 2015-08-25
PB 00050E_ 1683ENH Category 6A U_UTP Cables_Original_85820.pdf
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