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PowerCat 5e U/UTP Cable


Part No: CAA-0184R-XX, CAA-0184P-XX

Region: americas

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

Features & Benefits Technical Info
  • 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

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

Technical Information
Mechanical Characteristics:
Materials: 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)

Our PowerCat 5e system is suitable for PoE applications as defined below:
IEEE 802.3bt from Type 1 to Type 4, and CISCO UPoE+
For new installations of PoE Type 3 / Class 5 and above that wish to be eligible for the Molex 25 year Application Assurance Warranty, we require Category 6A cable to be used throughout.
To confirm your PoE / RP3 cabling design is eligible for the Molex 25 year Application Assurance Warranty, your design must be verified and validated with the Molex PoE Calculator. Read more
Molex recommends that the PoE feature on an individual switch port are power disabled prior to unplugging the associated powered Device. Molex recommends that the full range of PowerCat 5e products be used in a system to maximize cabling and PoE performance Details on Molex requirements for Warranty can be found at https://www.molexces.com/about-us/our-warranty/