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7957A - DataTuff® Cat 5e, 4 Bonded-Pr #24 Sol BC, PO Ins, OS+TC Brd, PVC Jkt, CMR CMX-Outdoor

Industrial Ethernet Cat 5e, 4 Bonded-Pair 24AWG (Solid) Bare Copper, PO Insulation, Overall Beldfoil®+Tinned Copper Braid(70%) Shield, PVC Outer Jacket, CMR CMX-Outdoor

Product Overview

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

Construction Details

ElementSizeStrandingMaterialNumber of PairsNumber of Element
Pair(s)24 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper44
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: Yes
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapePolyester + Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%26 AWG (Solid) TC
BraidTinned Copper (TC)70%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.33 in (8.4 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.33 in (8.4 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km (28.6 Ohm/1000ft)150 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
538 ns/100m45 ns/100m70%
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]Min. SRL (Structural Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted) [Ohm]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance [Ohm]
12.0 dB/100m65.362.3636063.860.82020100 ± 1595-110
44.1 dB/100m56.353.3514951.748.723.623.6100 ± 1595-110
85.8 dB/100m51.848.8464345.742.725.425.4100 ± 1595-107
106.5 dB/100m50.347.3434143.840.82626100 ± 1595-107
168.2 dB/100m47.344.3393639.736.72626100 ± 1595-107
209.3 dB/100m45.842.836.533.537.734.72626100 ± 1595-107
2510.4 dB/100m44.341.333.930.935.832.825.525.5100 ± 1595-107
31.2511.7 dB/100m42.939.9312833.930.92525100 ± 1595-107
62.517.0 dB/100m38.435.4221927.824.823.523.5100 ± 1595-107
10022.0 dB/100m35.332.3141123.820.822.522.5100 ± 15
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR, CMX-Outdoor), 600 V (AWM 21047)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperatingInstallation
60°C-40°C To +75°C-25°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
1.32 in (33.5 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 75 lbs (34 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 49 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR;CMX-Outdoor
AWM Compliance: AWM 21047
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMX-Outdoor
Data Category: Category 5e
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 5e
Third Party Performance Verification: Category 5e
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
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes: EtherNet/IP is a trademark of ControlNet International, Ltd. under license by Open DeviceNet Vendor Association, Inc. Operating temperatures are subject to length de-rating. Cable passes -40C Cold Bend per UL 1581. Not intended for 600 V electrical power delivery.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.501 Revision Date: 11-09-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
7957A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825192022
7957A 0102000BlackReel2,000 ft612825192039
7957A 0061000BlueReel1,000 ft612825192008
7957A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825192015
7957A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825191995
7957A 1NH1000TealReel1,000 ft612825192046
Date: 2004-01-04
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