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1888EPE - Category 7A Enhanced Cable, 4 Pair, S/FTP, PE Outdoor

Category 7A Enhanced Premise Horizontal Cable (1200MHz), 4-Pair, 22 AWG solid bare copper conductors, S/FTP, Foam Polyethylene insulation, each pair with Beldfoil® shield, overall tinned copper braid shield (50% coverage), PE jacket

Product Overview

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, suitable for outdoor use

Construction Details

SizeStrandingMaterialNumber of PairsNumber of Element
22 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper48
MaterialNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)1.6 mm (0.063 in)White / Blue, White / Orange, White / Green, White / Brown
Cable Core
2 twisted insulated conductors with overall foil, 4 pairs all twisted together
Inner Shield
ElementShield TypeMaterialCoverage
Individual Shielded PairTapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%
Table Notes: Aluminum facing outside
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidTinned Copper (TC)50%
Table Notes: Aluminium facing outside
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PE - Polyethylene7.8 mm (0.31 in)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 7.8 mm (0.31 in)

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. Mutual CapacitanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Characteristic Impedance
95 Ohm/km56 pF/m (17 pF/ft)160 pF/100m100 Ohm
Max. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
25 ns/100m73%
High Frequency
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
12.1 dB/100m
43.7 dB/100m
105.8 dB/100m
167.3 dB/100m
31.210.3 dB/100m
62.514.6 dB/100m
10018.5 dB/100m
15523.2 dB/100m
25029.7 dB/100m
50042.8 dB/100m
60047.1 dB/100m
100061.9 dB/100m
120068.4 dB/100m
Table Notes: Limits below 4 MHz are for information only. Values at 1200 MHz are for information only
Transfer Impedance Class: Grade 1
Screening Class: Type I
Table Notes: Coupling Attenuation
Voltage Rating
72 V DC

Mechanical Characteristics

-30°C to +60°C0°C To +50°C
Max. Pull Tension: 105 N (23.6 lbf)
Bulk Cable Weight: 67 kg/km

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Outdoor
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Fca
IEEE Compliance: PoE: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
Data Category: Category 7A
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA 568.2-D
ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801-1, IEC 61034-2 - Smoke Density Min Transmittance = 60%
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1, Segregation class according EN50174-2 = d
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: 0.184 Revision Date: 04-12-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthEAN
1888EPE.00500BlackReel500 m8719605004826
1888EPE.001000BlackReel1,000 m8719605125187
Date: 2015-05-29
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