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PowerCat 6 Enhanced Cable


Part No: CAA-0183R-XX, CAA-0183P-XX

Region: americas

The Molex PowerCat 6 Enhanced cable is our premium Category 6 U/UTP cable that is ideal for high speed Gbit Ethernet networks. This premium cable is designed specifically to handle voice, video, and data concurrently and is also ideal for PoE applications. The PowerCat 6 Enhanced cable is a key component of the Molex PowerCat 6 end-to-end solution.

Features & Benefits Technical Info
  • Full Duplex operation capable over four cable pairs
  • Increased crosstalk headroom beyond the TIA Cat 6 standard
  • Documented balance characteristics (LCL/TCL, EL TCTL)
  • Reduced Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
  • ETL verified to TIA-568-C.2 Category 6 standard
  • Highest performing UTP cable available
  • 1000 foot to 0 foot markers
  • Specified and tested to 500 MHz

Commercial Standards
North American: TIA-568-C.2 Category 6
International: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed.2:2002
European: EN 50173-1:2011

Fire Propagation Tests
Non-plenum: UL 1666, CMR, CMG, IEC 332-1, C(UL)
Plenum: NFPA 262, CMP

PowerCat 6 Enhanced Cable is intended for high speed data applications 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 Information
Mechanical Characteristics:
(23 AWG), bare copper wire insulated with polyethylene (non-plenum) or insulated with 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.

Non Plenum:
Conductor Size in.(mm): .023 (0.58)
Cable Diameter in. (mm) .231 (5.87)
Nominal Cable Weight: lb./kft. (kg/km): 27 (12.2)
Max Installation Tension: lb. (N): 25 (110)
Min. bend radius in. (mm): 1.0 (25.4)

Conductor Size in.(mm): .023 (0.58)
Cable Diameter in. (mm): .220 (5.59)
Nominal Cable Weight : lb./kft. (kg/km): 30 (13.6)
Max Installation Tension: lb. (N): 25 (110)
Min. bend radius in. (mm): 1.0 (25.4)
Pulling tension: 110 N (25 lbf)

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

Electrical Characteristics
Mutual Capacitance: 5.6 nF/100 m maximum
DC resistance maximum: 9.37 Ohms/100m maximum
Skew: 45 ns/100 m maximum
Pair to ground Unbalance: 330 pF/100m max
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (NVP): 72%
Input Impedance (Ohms):
100Ω± 13% 0.772-100 MHz
100Ω± [13+15log (F/100)] 100-500 MHz
Temperature Rating:
  Installation: 0°C to + 50°C
  Operation: -10°C to + 60°C