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7918A - DataTuff® Cat 5e, 4 Pr #24 Sol BC, PO Ins, PVC Jkt, MSHA CMR

Industrial Ethernet Cat 5e, 4 Pair 24AWG (Solid) Bare Copper, PO Insulation, PVC Outer Jacket, MSHA CMR

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: harsh environment, IIoT, factory or process automation, IP cameras and devices, data communication, etc.

Construction Details

AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper4
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: No
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.220 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual Capacitance
9.38 Ohm/1000ft3%330 pF/ft15 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. 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)Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
1 MHz2 dB/100m65.3 dB62.3 dB63 dB60 dB63.8 dB60.8 dB20 dB23 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
4 MHz4.1 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB51 dB49 dB51.7 dB48.7 dB23 dB23 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
8 MHz5.8 dB/100m51.8 dB48.8 dB46 dB43 dB45.7 dB42.7 dB24.5 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
10 MHz6.5 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB43 dB41 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
16 MHz8.2 dB/100m47.3 dB44.3 dB39 dB36 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
20 MHz9.3 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB36.5 dB33.5 dB37.7 dB34.7 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
25 MHz10.4 dB/100m44.3 dB41.3 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB35.8 dB32.8 dB24.3 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
31.25 MHz11.7 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB31 dB28 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB23.6 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
62.5 MHz17 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB22 dB19 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB21.5 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15
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
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR), 300 V (CMX-Outdoor)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL Rating.OperatingInstallationStorage
60°C-40°C To +75°C-20°C To +75°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
0.5 in
Max. Pull Tension: 35 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 24 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, 1202 Vertical Tray, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: 800, CMR;CMX-Outdoor;CMG
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMX-Outdoor;CMG
Data Category: Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 5e
CPR Euroclass: Eca
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): P-07-KA060003-MSHA

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
7918A 01010000Black612825191179
7918A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825191162
7918A 0102000BlackReel2,000 ft612825191186
7918A 0061000BlueReel1,000 ft612825191155

Product Notes

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


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.347 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-04
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