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2142A - Category 6A Indoor/Outdoor Cable, 4 Pair, F/UTP, CMR/CMX


Category 6A Premise Horizontal Cable (625 MHz), Indoor/Outdoor, 4 Pair, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, F/UTP - Foil Shielded, Riser-CMR/CMX Outdoor, UV Resistant PVC Jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Indoor/Outdoor, Premise Horizontal Cable, Ethernet up to 10GBASE-T, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, PoE++, PoE+, PoE, Noisy Enivronments, HDBaseT
Patent: This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at https://www.belden.com/resources/patents.

Construction Details

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Insulation
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite & Blue, White & Orange, White & Green, White & Brown
Bonded-Pair: No
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%26 AWG (7x34) TC
Outer Jacket Material
Separator MaterialMaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
Center Member (Patented EquiSpline®)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.300 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual CapacitanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
82 Ohm/km3%5%45 pF/100m17 pF/ft65%
Delay
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m65%
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)Max./Min. Fitted ImpedanceMin. PSANEXTMin. PSAACRFMin. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.1 dB/100m75.3 dB73.2 dB79.8 dB20.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm105 ± 10 Ohm75.0 dB77.0 dB40.0 dB43.0 dB
4 MHz3.8 dB/100m66.3 dB62.5 dB67.8 dB23.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm75.0 dB76.2 dB40.0 dB41.0 dB
8 MHz5.3 dB/100m61.8 dB56.5 dB61.7 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm75.0 dB70.1 dB40.0 dB24.9 dB
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m60.3 dB54.4 dB59.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm75.0 dB68.2 dB40.0 dB23.0 dB
16 MHz7.4 dB/100m57.2 dB49.8 dB55.7 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm75.0 dB64.1 dB38.0 dB18.9 dB
20 MHz8.3 dB/100m55.8 dB47.4 dB53.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm75.0 dB62.2 dB37.0 dB17.0 dB
25 MHz9.3 dB/100m54.3 dB45.0 dB51.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm75.0 dB60.2 dB36.0 dB15.0 dB
31.25 MHz10.4 dB/100m52.9 dB42.5 dB49.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm75.0 dB58.3 dB35.1 dB13.1 dB
62.5 MHz14.8 dB/100m48.4 dB33.6 dB43.9 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm73.6 dB52.3 dB32.0 dB
100 MHz18.9 dB/100m45.3 dB26.4 dB39.8 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm70.5 dB48.2 dB30.0 dB
200 MHz27.0 dB/100m40.8 dB13.8 dB33.8 dB18.9 dB100 ± 22 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm66.0 dB42.2 dB27.0 dB
250 MHz30.4 dB/100m39.3 dB9.0 dB31.8 dB17.3 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm64.5 dB40.2 dB26.0 dB
300 MHz33.5 dB/100m38.1 dB4.6 dB30.3 dB16.8 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm63.3 dB38.7 dB25.2 dB
350 MHz36.3 dB/100m37.1 dB0.8 dB28.9 dB16.3 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm62.3 dB37.3 dB24.6 dB
400 MHz39.0 dB/100m36.3 dB27.8 dB15.9 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm61.5 dB36.2 dB24.0 dB
450 MHz41.5 dB/100m35.5 dB26.7 dB15.5 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm60.7 dB35.1 dB23.5 dB
500 MHz43.9 dB/100m34.8 dB25.8 dB15.2 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm60.0 dB34.2 dB23.0 dB
550 MHz46.2 dB/100m33.2 dB25.0 dB14.9 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm59.4 dB33.4 dB
600 MHz48.4 dB/100m32.6 dB24.2 dB14.7 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm58.8 dB32.6 dB
625 MHz49.5 dB/100m32.4 dB23.9 dB14.5 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm58.6 dB32.3 dB
750 MHz54.7 dB/100m32.2 dB22.3 dB14.0 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm57.4 dB30.7 dB
860 MHz58.9 dB/100m31.3 dB21.1 dB13.6 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 10 Ohm56.5 dB29.5 dB
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR), 300 V (CMX-Outdoor)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
UL Rating.OperatingInstallationStorage
90°C-40°C To +75°C-20°C To +75°C-40°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.5 in3.0 in
Max. Pull Tension: 25 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 41 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL 1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, 1202 Vertical Tray
NEC / UL Compliance: 800, CMR;CMX-Outdoor
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMX-Outdoor
ICEA Compliance: S-116-732-2013
S-56-434
S-99-689
S-100-685
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
NEMA Compliance: ANSI/NEMA WC-66
Data Category: Category 6A
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 6A
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE), REACH: 2020-01-16
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): Verified Channel/Category 6A

Part Number

Plenum Number: 10GX53F / 10GX63F
Non-Plenum Number: 10GX52F / 10GX62F
Variants
Item #ColorUPC
2142A 0101000Black612825401056

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system. Values above 625MHz for Engineering Information Only. Print Includes Descending Footage/Meter Markings from Max. Put-Up Length to 0.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.174 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2013-11-14
Belden-Copper-Catalog-2016.pdf
Copper-Structured-Cabling-Design-Guide.pdf
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