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7918A - DataTuff® Cat 5e, (4 pr) 24 AWG Solid BC, PO/PVC, CMR, CMX, MSHA

7918A-DataTuff® Cat 5e, (4 pr&#

Four Cat 5e 24 AWG pairs solid bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, industrial grade oil- and UV-resistant PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Industrial Ethernet Cable, Harsh Environments, 200MHz Category 5e, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM, NTSC/PAL Component or Composite Video, AES/EBU Digital Audio, AES51, RS-422, CMX - Outdoor, RJ-45 Compatible

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
AWG Size: 24
PO - Polyolefin
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange
3White/Green Stripe & Green
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
Industrial Grade PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.23 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
9.38 Ohm/1000ft3 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/ft15 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
510 ns/100m45 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]Min. SRL (Structural Return Loss)Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
1 MHz2 dB/100m65.3 dB62.3 dB63 dB60 dB63.8 dB60.8 dB20 dB23 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
4 MHz4.1 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB51 dB49 dB51.7 dB48.7 dB23 dB23 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
8 MHz5.8 dB/100m51.8 dB48.8 dB46 dB43 dB45.7 dB42.7 dB24.5 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
10 MHz6.5 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB43 dB41 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
16 MHz8.2 dB/100m47.3 dB44.3 dB39 dB36 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
20 MHz9.3 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB36.5 dB33.5 dB37.7 dB34.7 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
25 MHz10.4 dB/100m44.3 dB41.3 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB35.8 dB32.8 dB24.3 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
31.25 MHz11.7 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB31 dB28 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB23.6 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
62.5 MHz17 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB22 dB19 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB21.5 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
100 MHz22 dB/100m35.3 dB32.3 dB14 dB11 dB23.8 dB20.8 dB20.1 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
155 MHz28.1 dB/100m32.5 dB29.5 dB4.4 dB1.4 dB19.9 dB16.9 dB15.8 dB100 ± 25 Ohm
200 MHz32 dB/100m30.8 dB27.8 dB4 dB1 dB17.7 dB14.7 dB15 dB100 ± 25 Ohm
1 MHz
4 MHz
8 MHz
10 MHz
16 MHz
20 MHz
25 MHz
31.25 MHz
62.5 MHz
100 MHz
155 MHz
200 MHz
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 24 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 35 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 0.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR, CMX-Outdoor
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
Data Category: Category 5e
Telecommunications Standards: TIA-568-C.2, NEM WC-63.1
Other Specification: P-MSHA P-07-KA060003
Third Party Performance Verification: UL Verified Cat 5e

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/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: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-04
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Riser
CSA Flammability: FT4
IEEE Flammability: 1202

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): No
Item #ColorFootnote
7918A 0101000BLACKC
7918A 0102000BLACKC
7918A 01010000BLACKC
7918A 0061000BLUEC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Operating temperatures are subject to length de-rating. Cable passes -40C Cold Bend per UL 1581.
Date: 2004-01-04
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