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1888EPE - Category 7A Nonbonded-Pair ScTP Cable

1888EPE-Category 7A Nonbonded-Pair ScTP

CAT7A (1200MHz), 4-Pair, S/FTP shielded, Premise Horizontal Cable, 22 AWG solid bare copper conductors, Foam Polyolefin insulation, each pair with Beldfoil® shield, overall tinned copper braid shield (50% coverage), PE jacket

Product Overview

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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
22SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Conductor Size: 22 AWG
MaterialNominal Diameter
FPE - Foamed Polyethylene1.54 mm
Bonded-Pair: No
Color Chart
Pair 1White / Blue
Pair 2White / Orange
Pair 3White / Green
Pair 4White / Brown
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMin. Coverage [%]
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper50 %
Note: Aluminium facing outside
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialColorNominal DiameterDiameter +/- Tolerance
PE - PolyethyleneBlack (RAL 9001)7.8 mm0.3 mm

Construction and Dimensions

Min Elongation at Breakof Conductors: 10 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Insulation: 100 %
2 twisted insulated conductors with overall foil, 4 pairs all twisted together
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 %
Max. Capacitance Unbalanced Pair to PairMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
25 ns/100m73 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
1 MHz2.1 dB/100m
4 MHz3.7 dB/100m
10 MHz5.8 dB/100m
16 MHz7.3 dB/100m
31.2 MHz10.3 dB/100m
62.5 MHz14.6 dB/100m
100 MHz18.5 dB/100m
155 MHz23.2 dB/100m
250 MHz29.7 dB/100m
500 MHz42.8 dB/100m
600 MHz47.1 dB/100m
1000 MHz61.9 dB/100m
1200 MHz68.4 dB/100m
High Freq Table Note: Limits below 4 MHz are for information only. Values at 1200 MHz are for information only
Coupling Attenuation Class: Type I
Segregation class according EN50174-2: d
Transfer Impedance Class: Grade 1
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 A
Voltage Rating [V]
Max. 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: 67 kg/km
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 105 N


ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.2:2002/A2:2010/C1:2011
CPR Euroclass: Fca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1 Ed. 3:2011
Data Category: Category 7A

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2015-05-29

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

Burning Load: 1500 kJ/m
Amount of Halogen acc. to IEC 60754-1 & EN50267-1: Zero

Part Number

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Revision Number: 3
Date: 2015-05-29
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