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Product Hierarchy

2146A - Category 6 Indoor/Outdoor CMR/CMX Cable

2146A-Category 6 Indoor/Outdoor CMR

CAT6 (350MHz), 4-Pair, U/UTP-Unshielded, Riser-CMR, CMX Outdoor, Premise Horizontal Cable, 23 AWG solid bare copper conductors, non-plenum, Polyolefin insulation, Film separator, Ripcord, UV Resistant PVC Jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
Suitable Applications: Premise Horizontal Cable, Outdoor, Riser, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Conductor Size: 23 AWG
Insulation
Material
PO - Polyolefin
Bonded-Pair: N/A
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue Stripe and Blue
2White/Orange Stripe and Orange
3White/Green Stripe and Green
4White/Brown Stripe and Brown
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.255 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
78 Ohm/km3 %
Capacitance
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/100m17 pF/ft
Delay
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m35 ns/100m68 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACR [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)Min. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.0 dB/100m75.3 dB75.3 dB73.3 dB73.3 dB70.8 dB67.8 dB20.0 dB100 +/- 1540.0 dB35.0 dB
4 MHz3.7 dB/100m66.3 dB66.3 dB62.5 dB62.5 dB58.8 dB55.8 dB23.0 dB100 +/- 1540.0 dB23.0 dB
8 MHz5.3 dB/100m61.8 dB61.8 dB56.5 dB56.5 dB52.7 dB49.7 dB24.5 dB100 +/- 1540.0 dB16.9 dB
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m60.3 dB60.3 dB54.4 dB54.4 dB50.8 dB47.8 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 1540.0 dB15.0 dB
16 MHz7.4 dB/100m57.2 dB57.2 dB49.8 dB49.8 dB46.7 dB43.7 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 1538.0 dB10.9 dB
20 MHz8.3 dB/100m55.8 dB55.8 dB47.4 dB47.4 dB44.8 dB41.8 dB25.0 dB100 +/- 1537.0 dB9.0 dB
25 MHz9.4 dB/100m54.3 dB54.3 dB45.0 dB45.0 dB42.8 dB39.8 dB24.3 dB100 +/- 1536.0 dB7.0 dB
31.25 MHz10.5 dB/100m52.9 dB52.9 dB42.4 dB42.4 dB40.9 dB37.9 dB23.6 dB100 +/- 1535.1 dB5.1 dB
62.5 MHz15.1 dB/100m48.4 dB48.4 dB33.3 dB33.3 dB34.9 dB31.9 dB21.5 dB100 +/- 1532.0 dB
100 MHz19.3 dB/100m45.3 dB45.3 dB26.0 dB26.0 dB30.8 dB27.8 dB20.8 dB100 +/- 1530.0 dB
155 MHz24.5 dB/100m42.4 dB42.4 dB17.9 dB17.9 dB27.0 dB24.0 dB19.5 dB100 +/- 2228.1 dB
200 MHz28.2 dB/100m40.8 dB40.8 dB12.6 dB12.6 dB24.8 dB21.8 dB18.7 dB100 +/- 2227.0 dB
250 MHz31.8 dB/100m39.3 dB39.3 dB7.5 dB7.5 dB22.8 dB19.8 dB18.0 dB100 +/- 3226.0 dB
300 MHz35.2 dB/100m38.1 dB36.1 dB2.9 dB0.9 dB21.3 dB18.3 dB17.5 dB100 +/- 3225.2 dB
350 MHz38.4 dB/100m37.1 dB35.1 dB19.9 dB16.9 dB17.0 dB100 +/- 3224.6 dB
400 MHz41.5 dB/100m36.3 dB34.3 dB18.8 dB15.8 dB16.6 dB100 +/- 3224.0 dB
450 MHz44.3 dB/100m35.5 dB33.5 dB17.7 dB14.7 dB16.2 dB100 +/- 3223.5 dB
500 MHz47.1 dB/100m34.8 dB32.8 dB16.8 dB13.8 dB15.9 dB100 +/- 3223.0 dB
550 MHz49.7 dB/100m34.2 dB32.2 dB16.0 dB13.0 dB15.6 dB100 +/- 32
Segregation class according EN50174-2: a
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 90°C
Storage Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Cold Bend Test: -40°C Compliance Per UL 1581
Bulk Cable Weight: 29 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 25 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.0 in
Min Bend Radius/Installation: 2.75 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMG, CMR, CMX-Outdoor
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMR-CMX OUTDOOR OR CMG
ISO/IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class E
CPR Euroclass: Fca
Data Category: Category 6
ANSI Compliance: S-116-732-2013 Category 6, ANSI/NEMA WC-66 Category 6
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 6
IEEE Specification: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
Other Specification: Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐56‐434, ANSI/ICEA S‐99‐689, Broadband Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S-99-689, Indoor/Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S‐100‐685
Third Party Performance Verification: Category 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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): 2004-01-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL 1666 Riser
CSA Flammability: FT4
ISO/IEC Flammability: 60332-1
IEEE Flammability: 1202 Vertical Tray
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 2413

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 2412
Variants
Item #Color
2146A 0101000Black
Patent: https://www.belden.com/resources/patents
Date: 2004-01-01
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