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7938A - DataTuff® Cat 5e, (4 pr) 24 AWG (7x32) CA, PO/TPE/TPE, Foil+TC Braid Shld, Upjacketed, Weld Spatter Res, 10M Flex

7938A-DataTuff® Cat 5e, (4 pr&#

Four Cat 5e 24 AWG Bonded Pairs stranded (7x32) bare copper alloy conductors, polyolefin insulation, TPE inner jacket, Beldfoil® shield (100% coverage) plus tinned copper braid (85% coverage), weld spatter resistant TPE jacket, 10 million flex life cycles.

Product Overview

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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
247x32CA - Copper Alloy4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Conductor Size: 24 AWG
PO - Polyolefin
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe and Blue
2White/Orange Stripe and Orange
3White/Green Stripe and Green
4White/Brown Stripe and Brown
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
TPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer0.254 in0.02 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Nominal Diameter
TapeAluminum/PolyesterBeldfoil®100 %
BraidAluminum/Polyester85 %0.282 in
TC - Tinned Copper
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcordSeparator Material
Industrial Grade TPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer0.342 in0.03 inNoPolyester

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
11 Ohm/1000ft3 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/ft15 pF/ft
Shielding: SF/UTP - Overall Braid + Foil
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]Typical Delay Skew
510 ns/100m45 ns/100m69 %12 ns/ft
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 MHz2.5 dB/100m65.3 dB62.3 dB62.8 dB59.8 dB63.8 dB60.8 dB20 dB23 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
4 MHz4.9 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB51.4 dB48.4 dB51.7 dB48.7 dB23 dB23 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
8 MHz6.9 dB/100m51.8 dB48.8 dB44.9 dB41.9 dB45.7 dB42.7 dB24.5 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
10 MHz7.8 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB42.5 dB39.5 dB43.8 dB40.8 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
16 MHz9.9 dB/100m47.3 dB44.3 dB37.4 dB34.4 dB39.7 dB36.7 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
20 MHz11.1 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB34.7 dB31.7 dB37.7 dB34.7 dB25 dB25 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
25 MHz12.5 dB/100m44.3 dB41.3 dB21.8 dB28.8 dB35.8 dB32.8 dB24.3 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
31.25 MHz14.1 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB28.8 dB25.8 dB33.9 dB30.9 dB23.6 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
62.5 MHz20.4 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB18 dB15 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB21.5 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
100 MHz26.4 dB/100m35.3 dB32.3 dB8.9 dB5.9 dB23.8 dB20.8 dB20.1 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -25°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Storage Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 60 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 40 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.5 in


ISO/IEC Compliance: Other Standards
CPR Euroclass: Eca
Data Category: Category 5e

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT1
UL Flammability: UL1581 Vertical Tray (VW-1)
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorFootnote
7938A B59500Black, MatteC
7938A B591000Matte BlackC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
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