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2139A - Category 5e Indoor/Outdoor Cable, 25 Pair, F/UTP, OSP/CM-LS, LSZH, CAT Armor

Category 5e Premise Backbone Cable (100MHz), Indoor/Outdoor OSP/CM-LS, 25 Pair, 24 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, U/UTP, Gel-Filled, Corrugated Aluminum Tape Armor, UV Resistant Flame Retardant Haloarrest® LSZH Outer Jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: OSP-Outdoor, Indoor/Outdoor, Premise Backbone Cable, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM, NTSC/PAL Component or Composite Video, AES/EBU Digital Audio, AES51, RS-422, Noisy Environments

Construction Details

SizeStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper25
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWestern Electric
Inner Jacket
MaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
PE - Polyethylene0.51 in (13 mm)Yes
Armor Type & MaterialArmor Thickness
CAT - Corrugated Aluminum Tape.008 in (0.20 mm)
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (Flame Retardant)0.730 in (18.5 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.730 in (18.5 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km (28.6 Ohm/1000ft)330 pF/100m
FrequencyMax. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m68%
High Frequency
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
12.0 dB/100m62.320.0100 ± 15%
44.1 dB/100m53.323.0100 ± 15%
85.8 dB/100m48.824.5100 ± 15%
106.5 dB/100m47.325.0100 ± 15%
168.2 dB/100m44.325.0100 ± 15%
209.3 dB/100m42.825.0100 ± 15%
2510.4 dB/100m41.324.3100 ± 15%
31.2511.7 dB/100m39.923.6100 ± 15%
62.517.0 dB/100m35.421.5100 ± 15%
10022.0 dB/100m32.320.1100 ± 15%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperatingInstallationStorage
75°C-40°C To +75°C-20°C To +75°C-40°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
7.5 in (190 mm)14.75 in (374.7 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 240 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Aerial - When supported by messenger wire
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1685 (UL Loading-Limited Smoke)
NEC / UL Compliance: CM
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CM
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
Data Category: Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 5e
ISO/IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class D
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE), REACH: 2017-07-10
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐56‐434, Broadband Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐99‐689, Indoor/Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐100‐685

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system. Print Includes Descending Footage Markings. Not Suitable for Direct Burial.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.329 Revision Date: 05-04-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorUPC
2139A 0101000Black612825377870
Date: 2015-10-27
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