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APC6X2 - Category 6 Cable, 2 - 4 Pair, U/UTP, CMR, AIA

Category 6 Premise Horizontal Cable (250MHz), 2 - 4 Pair, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, U/UTP, 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

AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of PairsNotes
23SolidBC - Bare Copper82 X Four Pairs
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: No
Inner Jacket Material
SeparatorMaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
Center Member (Patented X-Spline®)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.231 inYes
Table Notes: Configuration: Two, Four Pair Cables Cabled Together
0.710 in

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual Capacitance
93.8 Ohm/km3%330 pF/100m15.5 pF/ft
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m70%
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]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)Min. TCL [dB]
1 MHz274.3 dB72.3 dB72.3 dB70.3 dB67.8 dB64.8 dB20 dB100 ± 1540 dB
4 MHz3.7865.28 dB63.28 dB61.5 dB59.5 dB55.71 dB52.71 dB23.01 dB100 ± 1540 dB
8 MHz5.3260.77 dB58.77 dB55.45 dB53.45 dB49.69 dB46.69 dB24.52 dB100 ± 1540 dB
10 MHz5.9559.31 dB57.31 dB53.36 dB51.36 dB47.75 dB44.75 dB25 dB100 ± 1540 dB
16 MHz7.5556.25 dB54.25 dB48.7 dB46.7 dB43.67 dB40.67 dB25 dB100 ± 1537.96 dB
20 MHz8.4754.8 dB52.8 dB46.33 dB44.33 dB41.73 dB38.73 dB25 dB100 ± 1536.99 dB
25 MHz9.5153.35 dB51.35 dB43.84 dB41.84 dB39.79 dB36.79 dB24.32 dB100 ± 1536.02 dB
31.25 MHz10.6751.89 dB49.89 dB41.22 dB39.22 dB37.86 dB34.86 dB23.64 dB100 ± 1535.05 dB
62.5 MHz15.3847.38 dB45.38 dB31.99 dB29.99 dB31.83 dB28.83 dB21.54 dB100 ± 1532.04 dB
100 MHz19.844.31 dB42.31 dB24.51 dB22.51 dB27.75 dB24.75 dB20.11 dB100 ± 1530 dB
155 MHz25.1641.46 dB39.46 dB16.3 dB14.3 dB23.95 dB20.95 dB18.77 dB100 ± 1528.1 dB
200 MHz28.9839.8 dB37.8 dB10.82 dB8.82 dB21.73 dB18.73 dB18 dB100 ± 1526.99 dB
250 MHz32.8538.35 dB36.35 dB5.5 dB3.5 dB19.79 dB16.79 dB17.32 dB100 ± 1526.02 dB
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL Rating.OperatingInstallationStorage
75°C-20°C To +75°C0°C To +50°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
7.1 in
Max. Pull Tension: 200 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 183 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL 1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: 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
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)

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.14 Revision Date: 11-06-2020
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