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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/patents.

Construction Details

Conductor
SizeStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
23 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper4
Insulation
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite & Blue, White & Orange, White & Green, White & Brown
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%26 AWG (7x34) TC
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
Center Member (Patented EquiSpline®)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.300 in (7.62 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.300 in (7.62 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
Max. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance Unbalance
82 Ohm/km (25 Ohm/1000ft)45 pF/100m
Delay
FrequencyMax. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m65%
High Frequency
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) [Ohm]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance [Ohm]Min. PSANEXT [dB]Min. PSAACRF [dB]Min. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
12.1 dB/100m75.373.279.820.0100 ± 15105 ± 1075.077.040.043.0
43.8 dB/100m66.362.567.823.0100 ± 15100 ± 1575.076.240.041.0
85.3 dB/100m61.856.561.724.5100 ± 15100 ± 1575.070.140.024.9
105.9 dB/100m60.354.459.825.0100 ± 15100 ± 1575.068.240.023.0
167.4 dB/100m57.249.855.725.0100 ± 15100 ± 1575.064.138.018.9
208.3 dB/100m55.847.453.825.0100 ± 15100 ± 1575.062.237.017.0
259.3 dB/100m54.345.051.824.3100 ± 15100 ± 1575.060.236.015.0
31.2510.4 dB/100m52.942.549.923.6100 ± 15100 ± 1075.058.335.113.1
62.514.8 dB/100m48.433.643.921.5100 ± 15100 ± 1073.652.332.0
10018.9 dB/100m45.326.439.820.1100 ± 15100 ± 1070.548.230.0
20027.0 dB/100m40.813.833.818.9100 ± 22100 ± 1066.042.227.0
25030.4 dB/100m39.39.031.817.3100 ± 32100 ± 1064.540.226.0
30033.5 dB/100m38.14.630.316.8100 ± 32100 ± 1063.338.725.2
35036.3 dB/100m37.10.828.916.3100 ± 32100 ± 1062.337.324.6
40039.0 dB/100m36.327.815.9100 ± 32100 ± 1061.536.224.0
45041.5 dB/100m35.526.715.5100 ± 32100 ± 1060.735.123.5
50043.9 dB/100m34.825.815.2100 ± 32100 ± 1060.034.223.0
55046.2 dB/100m33.225.014.9100 ± 32100 ± 1059.433.4
60048.4 dB/100m32.624.214.7100 ± 32100 ± 1058.832.6
62549.5 dB/100m32.423.914.5100 ± 32100 ± 1058.632.3
75054.7 dB/100m32.222.314.0100 ± 32100 ± 1057.430.7
86058.9 dB/100m31.321.113.6100 ± 32100 ± 1056.529.5
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR), 300 V (CMX-Outdoor)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
UL TemperatureOperatingInstallationStorage
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 in (64 mm)3.0 in (76 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 25 lbs (11 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 42 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance, Aerial - When supported by messenger wire
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, IEEE 1202 Vertical Tray Flame Test
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 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
ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801-1, IEC 61156-5
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), REACH, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), 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
Plenum Number: 10GX53F / 10GX63F
Non-Plenum Number: 10GX52F / 10GX62F

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: 0.244 Revision Date: 05-04-2022

Part Numbers

Variants
Item #ColorUPC
2142A 0101000Black612825401056
Date: 2013-11-14
Belden-Copper-Catalog-2016.pdf
Copper-Structured-Cabling-Design-Guide.pdf
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