Category 5e UTP Copper Cables

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Construction:

  • Conductor: 24 AWG (.020") solid bare copper
  • Color Code:
    • Pair 1: Blue - White/Blue
    • Pair 2: Orange - White/Orange
    • Pair 3 - Green - White/Green
    • Pair 4: Brown - White/Brown
  • Jacket:
    • Riser - Flame Retardant PVC, UL Listed Type FT4 per UL 444
    • Plenum - Low Smoke Flame Retardant PVC, UL Listed Type FT6 per UL 444

Category 5e Electrical Characteristics:

  • Characteristic Impedance: 100 ± 15Ω (.772 to 100 MHz)
  • Maximum Conductor Resistance: 9.38Ω / 100 Meters @ 20° C
  • Maximum Resistance Unbalanced: 5%
  • Maximum Mutual Capacitance: 5.6 nF/100 Meters @ 1kHz
  • Maximum Capacitance Unbalanced: 330 pF/100 Meters
  • Maximum Delay Skew: 45 ns/100 Meters
  • Nominal velocity of propagation (NVP): CMR 70%; CMP 72%

*Discrete values are for information only. Equations for swept frequencies govern limits. Verified to meet TIA-568-C.2 Cat 5e performance requirements per the verification requirements defined in E108971.

Standards

  • ANSI/TIA 568-C.2, CAT5E
  • ISO/IEC 11801, 2nd edition, class E and cat 5e component
  • ICEA S-90-661 (Cat 5e)
  • NEC/CEC Type CMR (UL 1666) Non-Plenum
  • NEC/CEC Type CMP (NFPA 262) Plenum

Specifications

Download Drawing
Part NumberDescriptionUOMODWeightPDFDWG/ZIP 
OCC-U5E4R-XXCategory 5e 400 MHz CMR CableBOX0.179"22 lbs Download Download
OCC-U5E4PLM-XXCategory 5e 400 MHz CMP CableBOX0.180"21 lbs Download Download
* Replace "XX" with color code: 05 = Blue, 07 = White. Contact OCC Inside Sales for available colors.

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