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2139A - Category 5e Indoor/Outdoor OSP/CM-LS LSZH 25pr Corrugated Shield

CAT5e (100MHz), 25-Pair, Unshielded Pairs, Rated-CM-LS, Indoor/ Outdoor Premise Backbone Cable, 24 AWG solid bare copper conductors, Polyolefin insulation, Polymer Gel Waterblocked, Polyolefin Inner Jacket, Corrugated Aluminum Tape, FR Polyolefin 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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper25
Conductor Count: 50
Total Number of Pairs: 25
PO - Polyolefin
Bonded-Pair: N/A
Color Chart
1Black & Blue
2Black & Orange
3Black & Green
4Black & Brown
5Black & Gray
6Yellow & Blue
7Yellow & Orange
8Yellow & Green
9Yellow & Brown
10Yellow & Gray
11Purple & Blue
12Purple & Orange
13Purple & Green
14Purple & Brown
15Purple & Gray
16White & Orange
17White & Green
18White & Brown
19White & Gray
20Red & Blue
21Red & Orange
22Red & Green
23Red & Brown
24Red & Gray
25White & Blue
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PE - Polyethylene0.51 inYes
Water Penetration: GR 421‐CORE para., ANSI/ICEA S‐107‐704 para. 8.2.1, ANSI/ICEA S-99-689
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (Flame Retardant)0.730 inYes

Construction and Dimensions

Type of ArmorMaterialThickness of Armoring Tape
CorrugatedAluminum.008 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km5 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/100m14 pF/ft
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay Skew
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
1 MHz2.0 dB/100m62.3 dB20.0 dB100 ± 15%
4 MHz4.1 dB/100m53.3 dB23.0 dB100 ± 15%
8 MHz5.8 dB/100m48.8 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15%
10 MHz6.5 dB/100m47.3 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15%
16 MHz8.2 dB/100m44.3 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15%
20 MHz9.3 dB/100m42.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15%
25 MHz10.4 dB/100m41.3 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15%
31.25 MHz11.7 dB/100m39.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15%
62.5 MHz17.0 dB/100m35.4 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15%
100 MHz22.0 dB/100m32.3 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Storage Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Cold Bend Test: -20°C Compliance per UL 1581
Bulk Cable Weight: 240 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 150 lbs
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 14.75 in
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 7.5 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CM-LS
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CM-LS
IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class D
Data Category: Category 5e
ANSI Compliance: S-90-661-2012 Category 5e, ANSI/NEMA WC-63.1 Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 5e
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
Other Compliance: Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐56‐434, Broadband Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐99‐689, Indoor/Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐100‐685

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU REACH SVHC Compliance (yyyy-mm-dd): 2017-07-10
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2015-10-27
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: Yes - Engineered burial only
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Non-Halogenated: No
Suitability - Oil Resistance: No
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL 1685 (UL Loading-Limited Smoke)
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorUPC
2139A 0101000Black612825377870

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: 0.231 Revision Date: 09-25-2020
Date: 2015-10-27
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