Category 6A UTP Copper Cable

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Construction

  • Conductor:
    • 23 AWG (0.55mm) solid bare copper
  • Color Code:
    • Pair 1: Blue - White
    • Pair 2: Orange - White
    • Pair 3 - Green - White
    • Pair 4: Brown - White

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

Cabling

  • The four (4) twisted pairs are cabled around a tape bisector with a left hand lay.

Category 6A UTP Electrical characteristics*:

  • Characteristic Impedance: 100 ± 15Ω (1.0 to 500 MHz)
  • Maximum Conductor Resistance: 7.6Ω / 100 Meters @ 20° C
  • Maximum Resistance Unbalanced: 4%
  • Maximum Mutual Capacitance: 6.0 nF/100 meters @ 1kHz
  • Nominal velocity of propagation (NVP): CMR 65%; CMP 66%

*Discrete values are for information only. Equations for swept frequencies govern limits.

Applications

  • 10GBASE-T Ethernet
  • 2.5/5GBASE-T Ethernet
  • 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
  • 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • 155/622/1000 Mbps ATM
  • Broadband Video
  • Analog Voice/VOiP
  • Supports all IEEE standards for DC power delivery over 4-pair cabling when installed in accordance with TIA Telecommunications Systems Bulletin TSB-184-A, Guidelines for Supporting Power Delivery Over Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling
  • All other applications developed for operation over Category 6A cabling

Features

  • Tested from 1 to 500 MHz and offers guaranteed headroom to TIA Category 6A cable requirements
  • Guaranteed 10GBASE-T performance compliant
  • Cable components are twisted into pairs with varying left-hand lays to minimize cross-talk
  • Supports all IEEE standards for DC power delivery over 4-pair cabling when installed in accordance with TIA Telecommunications Systems Bulletin TSB-184-A, Guidelines for Supporting Power Delivery Over Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling.
  • Compatible with OCC Cat 6A jacks and patch panels for optimal system performance
  • Available in Riser and Plenum, UTP

Standards

  • TIA 568-C.2 Category 6A
  • IEE 802.3an (Clause 55.7) 100-meter link segment requirements
  • NEC/CEC Type CMR (UL 1666) Riser
  • NEC/CEC Type CMP (NFPA262) Plenum

Specifications

Download Drawing
Part NumberDescriptionUOMODWeightPDFDWG/ZIP 
OCC-U6A4R-XXCategory 6A UTP CMR CableReel0.315"41 lbs/1000 ft Download Download
OCC-U6A4PLM-XXCategory 6A UTP CMP CableReel0.300"42 lbs/1000 ft Download Download
* Replace "XX" with color code: 05 = blue, 07 = white, Contact OCC Inside Sales for other available colors.

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