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7953A - DataTuff® Cat 6, 4 Bonded-Pr #23 Sol BC, PO Ins, OS, PVC Jkt, PVC Jkt, MSHA, CMX-Outdoor 600V AWM 21047

Industrial Ethernet Cat 6, 4 Bonded-Pair 23AWG (Solid) Bare Copper, PO Insulation, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, PVC Inner Jacket, PVC Outer Jacket, MSHA, CMX-Outdoor 600V AWM 21047

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Outdoor, in cabinet with high volt devices, such as motor control center, mining, noisy environment, harsh environment, IIoT, factory or process automation, IP cameras and devices, data communication, PoE++, PoE+, PoE, etc.
Patent: This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at

Construction Details

ElementSizeStrandingMaterialNo. of Elements
Pair(s)23 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper4
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: Yes
Inner Jacket
MaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.254 in (6.45 mm)Yes
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. Diameter
Center Member (Patented X-Spline®)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.335 in (8.51 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.335 in (8.51 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance Unbalance
82 Ohm/km (25 Ohm/1000ft)330 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
537 ns/100m45 ns/100m72%
High Frequency
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) [Ohm]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance [Ohm]
12.0 dB/100m74.372.372.370.367.864.821100 ± 15100 ± 15
43.8 dB/100m65.363.361.559.555.852.724100 ± 15100 ± 15
85.3 dB/100m60.858.855.453.449.746.725.5100 ± 15100 ± 15
106 dB/100m59.357.353.351.347.844.826100 ± 15100 ± 15
167.6 dB/100m56.254.348.746.743.740.726100 ± 15100 ± 15
208.5 dB/100m54.852.846.344.341.838.826100 ± 15100 ± 15
259.5 dB/100m53.351.343.841.839.836.825.3100 ± 15100 ± 15
31.2510.7 dB/100m51.949.941.239.237.934.924.6100 ± 15100 ± 15
62.515.4 dB/100m47.445.4323031.928.922.5100 ± 15100 ± 15
10019.8 dB/100m44.342.324.522.527.824.821.1100 ± 15
15525.2 dB/100m41.539.516.314.323.920.919.8100 ± 22
20029.0 dB/100m39.837.810.88.821.818.819100 ± 22
25032.8 dB/100m38.336.35.53.519.816.818.3100 ± 32
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR, CMX-Outdoor), 600 V (AWM 21047)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperatingInstallationStorage
90°C-40°C To +90°C-25°C To +75°C-40°C To +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
4 in (100 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 40 lbs (18 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 47 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance, Aerial
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1666 Riser, FT4, IEEE 1202 Vertical Tray Flame Test, IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca; CPR UKCA Class: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR, CMX-Outdoor
AWM Compliance: AWM 21047
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMX-Outdoor;CMG
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
NEMA Compliance: ANSI/NEMA WC-66
Data Category: Category 6
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 6
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
UK Regulation Compliance: UKCA Mark
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes: Operating temperatures are subject to length de-rating. Cable passes -40C Cold Bend per UL 1581. Not intended for 600 V electrical power delivery. T568A Plug Compatible Part Number: R301601. T568B Plug Compatible Part Number: R301602 T568B Plug Compatible.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.532 Revision Date: 12-12-2023

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPCFootnote
7953A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825191964C
7953A 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825191971C
7953A 0061000BlueReel1,000 ft612825191940C
7953A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825191957C
7953A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825191933C
7953A 1NH1000TealReel1,000 ft612825191988C
Date: 2004-01-04
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