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1885ENC - Category 7 Nonbonded-Pair ScTP Cable

1885ENC-Category 7 Nonbonded-Pair ScTP C

CAT7 (600MHz), 4-Pair, S/FTP shielded, Premise Horizontal Cable, 23 AWG solid bare copper conductors, Foam Polyolefin insulation, each pair with Beldfoil® shield, overall tinned copper braid shield (30% coverage), LSZH jacket (passes bundle flame test IEC60332-3-24)

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Euroclass Dca
Suitable Applications: Horizontal and building backbone cable; Support current and future Category 6a and 7 applications, such as: 10GBase-T (10 Gigabit Ethernet), 1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base-T, 10 Base-T, FDDI, ATM

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Individual shielded pair23SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Total Number of Conductors: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
AWG Size: 23
ElementTypeMaterialNominal Diameter
Individual shielded pairDielectricFoamed Polyethylene1.45 mm
Color Chart
Pair 1White & Blue
Pair 2White & Orange
Pair 3White & Green
Pair 4White & Brown
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialCoverage [%]
Individual shielded pairTapeAluminum / Polyester100 %
InnerShield, Table Note: Aluminum facing outside
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMin. Coverage [%]
BraidTinned copper30 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- ToleranceRipcord
LSZH / FRNC7.8 mm0.3 mmYes

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 Ohm
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion LossNom. NEXT [dB]Nom. PSNEXT [dB]Nom. ACR [dB]Nom. PSACR [dB]Nom. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Nom. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]
1 MHz1.8 dB/100m103 dB100 dB101 dB98 dB95 dB92 dB
4 MHz3.4 dB/100m100 dB97 dB97 dB94 dB94 dB91 dB
10 MHz5.5 dB/100m98 dB95 dB92 dB89 dB93 dB92 dB
16 MHz6.9 dB/100m97 dB94 dB90 dB87 dB91 dB88 dB
31.2 MHz9.7 dB/100m95 dB92 dB85 dB82 dB90 dB87 dB
62.5 MHz13.9 dB/100m94 dB91 dB80 dB77 dB87 dB84 dB
100 MHz17.7 dB/100m93 dB90 dB75 dB72 dB85 dB82 dB
125 MHz19.9 dB/100m92 dB89 dB72 dB69 dB83 dB80 dB
200 MHz25.6 dB/100m91 dB88 dB65 dB64 dB77 dB74 dB
250 MHz28.8 dB/100m90 dB87 dB61 dB58 dB74 dB71 dB
300 MHz31.8 dB/100m90 dB87 dB58 dB55 dB74 dB71 dB
600 MHz46.6 dB/100m89 dB86 dB42 dB39 dB60 dB57 dB
1000 MHz62.2 dB/100m88 dB85 dB26 dB23 dB50 dB47 dB
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
25 ns/100m78 %
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 dB/100m78 dB75 dB76 dB73 dB78 dB75 dB20 dB40 dB35 dB
4 MHz3.7 dB/100m78 dB75 dB74.3 dB71.3 dB78 dB75 dB23 dB34 dB23 dB
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m78 dB75 dB72.1 dB69.1 dB75.3 dB72.3 dB25 dB30 dB15 dB
16 MHz7.4 dB/100m78 dB75 dB70.6 dB67.6 dB71.2 dB68.2 dB25 dB28 dB10.9 dB
31.2 MHz10.4 dB/100m78 dB75 dB67.6 dB64.6 dB65.4 dB62.4 dB23.6 dB25.1 dB5.1 dB
62.5 MHz14.9 dB/100m75.5 dB72.5 dB60.6 dB57.6 dB59.4 dB56.4 dB21.5 dB22 dB
100 MHz19 dB/100m72.4 dB69.4 dB53.4 dB50.4 dB55.3 dB52.3 dB20.1 dB20 dB
125 MHz21.4 dB/100m70.9 dB67.9 dB49.6 dB46.6 dB53.4 dB50.4 dB19.4 dB19 dB
200 MHz27.5 dB/100m67.9 dB64.9 dB40.4 dB37.4 dB49.3 dB46.3 dB18 dB17 dB
250 MHz31 dB/100m66.4 dB63.4 dB35.5 dB32.5 dB47.3 dB44.3 dB17.3 dB16 dB
300 MHz34.2 dB/100m65.2 dB62.2 dB31.1 dB28.1 dB45.8 dB42.8 dB17.3 dB
600 MHz50.1 dB/100m60.7 dB57.7 dB10.6 dB7.6 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB17.3 dB
1000 MHz66.9 dB/100m57.4 dB54.4 dB35.3 dB32.3 dB15.1 dB
High Freq Table Note: Limits below 4MHz are for information only; Values at 1000 MHz are for information only
Coupling Attenuation
Coupling Attenuation [dB]
Type II V dB
Coupling Attenuation Class: Type II
Transfer Impedance
Frequency [MHz]DescriptionTransfer Impedance
1 MhzGrade 2Max.50 mOhm/m
10 MhzMax. 100 mOhm/m
30 MhzMax. 200 mOhm/m
100 MhzMax. 1000 mOhm/m
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 A
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: 62 kg/km
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 85 N
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 64 mm
Min Bend Radius During Operation: 32 mm


ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.2:2002/A2:2010/C1:2011
CPR Euroclass: Dca-s1,d1,a1
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1 Ed. 3:2011
ANSI/TIA Category: Category 7

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1
Burning Load: 750 kJ/m
Amt of Halogen IEC 60754-1 /EN50267-1: Zero

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