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PowerCat 4 Pair PVC Cable, Blue, CMR Riser Rated, 305m Box


Part No: CAA-0184R-BL

Region: americas

Molex PowerCat 5e U/UTP Cable is ideal for supporting Gigabit Ethernet networks.

Features & Benefits Technical Info Performance Related Products
  • Specified and tested to 100 MHz
  • ETL verified to TIA-568-C.2 and ISO/IEC 11801
  • 1000 foot to 0 foot markers
  • RoHS Compliant

Mechanical Characteristics
0.52 mm (24 AWG), bare copper wire insulated with polyethylene (non-plenum) or FEP (plenum). Two insulated conductors twisted together to form a pair and four such pairs laid up to form the basic unit jacketed with flame-retardant PVC.

Pulling Tension: 110N (25 lbf)

Temperature Rating
Installation: 0˚C to +50˚C
Operation: -20˚C to +60˚C

Color Code
Pair 1: White/Blue Blue
Pair 2: White/Orange Orange
Pair 3: White/Green Green
Pair 4: White/Brown Brown

Standard Lengths: 1,000 feet (305 meters).

Commercial Standards
North American: TIA-568-C.2 Category 5e
International: ISO/IEC 11801 Category 5e
European: EN 50173 

Flame Rating
Non-plenum: UL 1666, CMR, CMG, IEC 332-1, C(UL)
Plenum: NFPA 262, CMP

PowerCat 5e U/UTP is intended for high speed data applications up to 100 MHz including:
IEEE 802.3 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX,
10BASE-T 155 Mb/s ATM
ANSI X3.263 100 Mb/s
4/16 Mb/s Token Ring

Technical Data Physical
Conductor: 24 AWG
Cable diameter- in. (mm):  .165 (4.2)
Nominal cable weight- lb./kft. (kg/km):  20 (30)
Max installation tension-lb. (N):  25 (110)
Min. bend radius-in. (mm): 1.0 (25.4)

Parametric Measurements
Mutual Capacitance: 4.6nF/100 m nom.
DC resistance:  9.38Ohms/100 m max.
Skew: 25ns/100m max.
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (NVP): See cable for NVP setting
Input Impedance (Ohms): 100Ω±15% 0.772-100Mhz

Crosstalk (dB)
@ 1MHz: 65.3 min.
@ 16MHz: 47.2 min.
@ 100MHz: 35.3 min.

Insertion Loss (dB/100m)
@ 1MHz: 2.0 max.
@ 16MHz: 8.2 max.
@ 100MHz: 22.0 max.

@ 1MHz: 62.3 min.
@ 16MHz: 44.2 min.
@ 100MHz: 32.3 min.

@ 1MHz: 63.8 min.
@ 16MHz: 39.7 min.
@ 100MHz: 23.8 min.

@ 1MHz: 60.8 min.
@ 16MHz: 36.6 min.
@ 100MHz: 20.8 min.

Return Loss
@ 1MHz: 20.0 min.
@ 16MHz: 25.0 min.
@ 100MHz: 20.1 min.

ACR (dB)
@ 1MHz: 63.2 min.
@ 16MHz: 39.0 min.
@ 100MHz: 13.3 min.

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