Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy


CAT6 (250 MHz), 4 Pair, U/UTP-Unshielded, Plenum-CMP, Premise Horizontal Cable, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, Dual FRPO/FEP Teflon® Insulation, Ripcord, Flamarrest® LS-PVC Jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Premise Horizontal Cable, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155 ATM, 622 ATM, 250MHz Category 6
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Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
PO+FEP - Polyolefin + Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene
Bonded-Pair: N/A
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange
3White/Green Stripe & Green
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.224 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
78 Ohm/km3.0 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/100m17 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay Skew
537.6 ns/100m35 ns/100m
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)Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
1 MHz2.0 dB/100m74.3 dB72.3 dB72.3 dB70.3 dB67.8 dB64.8 dB20.0 dB100 ± 15102 ± 15
4 MHz3.8 dB/100m65.3 dB63.3 dB61.5 dB59.5 dB55.8 dB52.8 dB23.0 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
8 MHz5.3 dB/100m60.8 dB58.8 dB55.4 dB53.4 dB49.7 dB46.7 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
10 MHz6.0 dB/100m59.3 dB57.3 dB53.4 dB51.4 dB47.8 dB44.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
16 MHz7.6 dB/100m56.3 dB54.3 dB48.7 dB46.7 dB43.7 dB40.7 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
20 MHz8.5 dB/100m54.8 dB52.8 dB46.3 dB44.3 dB41.8 dB38.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
25 MHz9.5 dB/100m53.3 dB51.3 dB43.8 dB41.8 dB39.8 dB36.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
31.25 MHz10.7 dB/100m51.9 dB49.9 dB41.2 dB39.2 dB37.9 dB34.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
62.5 MHz15.4 dB/100m47.4 dB45.4 dB32.0 dB30.0 dB31.9 dB28.9 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
100 MHz19.8 dB/100m44.3 dB42.3 dB24.5 dB22.5 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
155 MHz25.2 dB/100m41.5 dB39.5 dB16.3 dB14.3 dB24.0 dB21.0 dB18.8 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
200 MHz29.0 dB/100m39.8 dB37.8 dB10.8 dB8.8 dB21.8 dB18.8 dB18.0 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
250 MHz32.8 dB/100m38.3 dB36.3 dB5.5 dB3.5 dB19.8 dB16.8 dB17.3 dB100 ± 15100 ± 15
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +50°C
UL Temp Rating: 90°C
Storage Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 25 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.0 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMP
IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class E
CPR Euroclass: Eca
ANSI Compliance: S-116-732-2013 Category 6, ANSI/NEMA WC-66 Category 6
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 6
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
Third Party Performance Verification: Category 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU REACH SVHC Compliance (yyyy-mm-dd): 2017-07-10
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-10-13


Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Non-Halogenated: No
Suitability - Oil Resistance: No
Suitability - Outdoor: No
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262 Plenum (UL 910)
CSA Flammability: FT6


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: D6UR
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
D6UP 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825444480
D6UP 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP D151000BlueReel1,000 ft612825444428
D6UP D15U1000BlueUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825444466
D6UP 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 0051000Green, DarkReel1,000 ft612825444497
D6UP 005U1000Green, DarkUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825444442
D6UP 003U1000OrangeUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825444435
D6UP 002U1000RedUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 007U1000VioletUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825444473
D6UP 009U1000WhiteUnReel1,000 ft
D6UP 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825444459
D6UP 004U1000YellowUnReel1,000 ft

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: 0.35 Revision Date: 06-18-2020
Date: 2005-10-13
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