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APC6FX1 - Category 6 Cable, 4 Pair, F/UTP, CMR, AIA

Category 6 Premise Horizontal Cable (250MHz), 4 Pair, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, F/UTP - Foil Shielded, Riser-CMR, Aluminum Interlocked Armor

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Premise Horizontal Cable, Ethernet 1000BASE-T, Ethernet 100BASE-TX, Ethernet 10BASE-T, Surveillance, PoE++, PoE+, PoE
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Construction Details

SizeStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
23 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper4
MaterialColor Code
PO+FEP - Polyolefin + Fluorinated Ethylene PropyleneWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Inner Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapePolyester + Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (Solid) TC
Inner Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. Diameter
Center Member (Patented X-Spline®)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.290 in (7.37 mm)
Diameter Over Armor
0.530 in (13.5 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km (28.6 Ohm/1000ft)330 pF/100m
FrequencyMax. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Prop.
100 MHz537.6 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]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)Min. TCL [dB]
12.0 dB/100m74.372.372.370.367.864.820100 ± 15 Ohm40
43.78 dB/100m65.2863.2861.559.555.7152.7123.01100 ± 15 Ohm40
85.32 dB/100m60.7758.7755.4553.4549.6946.6924.52100 ± 15 Ohm40
105.95 dB/100m59.3157.3153.3651.3647.7544.7525100 ± 15 Ohm40
167.55 dB/100m56.2554.2548.746.743.6740.6725100 ± 15 Ohm37.96
208.47 dB/100m54.852.846.3344.3341.7338.7325100 ± 15 Ohm36.99
259.51 dB/100m53.3551.3543.8441.8439.7936.7924.32100 ± 15 Ohm36.02
31.2510.67 dB/100m51.8949.8941.2239.2237.8634.8623.64100 ± 15 Ohm35.05
62.515.38 dB/100m47.3845.3831.9929.9931.8328.8321.54100 ± 15 Ohm32.04
10019.8 dB/100m44.3142.3124.5122.5127.7524.7520.11100 ± 15 Ohm30
15525.16 dB/100m41.4639.4616.314.323.9520.9518.77100 ± 15 Ohm28.1
20028.98 dB/100m39.837.810.828.8221.7318.7318100 ± 15 Ohm26.99
25032.85 dB/100m38.3536.355.53.519.7916.7917.32100 ± 15 Ohm26.02
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperatingInstallationStorage
75°C-20°C To +75°C0°C To +50°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
5.3 in
Max. Pull Tension: 200 lbs (91 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 160 lbs/1000ft (240 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMR
ICEA Compliance: S-116-732-2013
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
Third Party Performance Verification: 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
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system. Values above 400 MHz are for Engineering Information Only. Print Includes Descending Footage/Meter Markings from Max. Put-Up Length to 0.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.25 Revision Date: 04-08-2022
Date: 2009-04-03
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