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1868ENH - Category 5e Patch Cable, 4 Pair, F/UTP, LSZH Indoor

Category 5e Patch Cable (100MHz), 4-Pair, 26 AWG stranded (7x34) bare copper conductors, F/UTP, Polyethylene insulation, Beldfoil® shield, AWG 26 stranded (7x34) tinned copper drainwire, LSZH jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Work area patch cable; Support current and future Category 5e applications, such as: 1000Base - T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base - T, 10 Base - T, FDDI, ATM
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Construction Details

ElementSizeStrandingMaterialNumber of PairsNumber of Element
Individual Pair26 AWG7x34BC - Bare Copper48
ElementMaterialNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Individual PairPE - Polyethylene0.95 mm (0.037 in)Black/Blue & Blue, Black/Orange & Orange, Black/Green & Green, Black/Brown & Brown
Cable Core
4 pairs twisted together
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%26 AWG (7x34) TC
Table Notes: Aluminum facing inside in contact with drain wire
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (Flame Retardant)5.4 mm (0.21 in)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 5.4 mm (0.21 in)

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. Mutual CapacitanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Characteristic Impedance
145 Ohm/km56 pF/m (17 pF/ft)160 pF/100m100 Ohm
Max. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
40 ns/100m 60%
High Frequency
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]
13.2 dB/100m65.362.362.159.16461204035
46 dB/100m56.353.350.347.35249233423
109.5 dB/100m50.347.340.837.84441253015
1612.1 dB/100m47.
2013.5 dB/100m45.842.832.229.2383525279
31.2517.1 dB/100m42.939.925.822.834.131.523.325.15.5
62.524.8 dB/100m38.435.413.610.628.125.120.722
10032 dB/100m35.332.33.30.324211920
Table Notes: Limits below 4 MHz are for information only. Reference standard: IEC 61156-5
Transfer Impedance
FrequencyMax. Transfer Impedance
1 MhzMax. 50 mOhm/m
10 MhzMax. 100 mOhm/m
30 MhzMax. 200 mOhm/m
100 MhzMax. 1000 mOhm/m
Transfer Impedance Class: Grade 2
Screening Class: Type II
Table Notes: Coupling Attenuation
Voltage Rating
72 V DC

Mechanical Characteristics

-30°C to +60°C0°C To +50°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
21 mm (0.83 in)42 mm
Max. Pull Tension: 45 N (10 lbf)
Bulk Cable Weight: 31 kg/km

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: IEC 60332-1
IEEE Compliance: PoE: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
Data Category: Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA 568.2-D
ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801-1
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1, Segregation class according EN50174-2 = a
European Halogen Free Standards: IEC 62821-1 Halogen Free Compliance = Yes, IEC 60754-1 - Halogen Amount = Zero, IEC 60754-2 - Halogen Acid Gas Amount - Max. Conductivity = 2.5 µS/mm, IEC 60754-2 - Halogen Acid Gas Amount - Min. pH = 4.3
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark

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: 0.287 Revision Date: 04-12-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthEAN
1868ENH.00B100Gray, RAL 7032Flat Box100 m8719605004574
1868ENH.00500Gray, RAL 7032Reel500 m8719605004567
1868ENH.001000Gray, RAL 7032Reel1,000 m8719605004550
Date: 2003-01-01
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