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CAA-00250 PowerCat 6 FTP Cable, PVC, 500m Reel

PowerCat 6 FTP Cable, PVC, 500m Reel

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Part No: CAA-00250
Region: Asia, Oceania

Molex's PowerCat 6 4 Pair FTP cable has been designed to support high speed data transmission systems such as 10G Base-T Channels and Permanent Links.

Features & Benefits

  • Provides enhanced EMC protection and improved Alien Crosstalk performance
  • Compliant to TIA / EIA 568-B,2-1 Category 6 cable specifications
  • Supports ultrahigh speed data networks such as Gigabit Ethernet (1000 Base-T and 1000 Base-TX) and beyond
  • Incorporates central spine maintaining pair separation during installation to ensure premium performance after installation
  • UL listed
  • CM rated cable
  • 500 metre reel
  • 60332.1 Fire performance

Technical Info

Mechanical Characteristics

Conductor Size: 23 AWG
Primary Insulation: Solid Polyethylene
Nominal O.D.: 1.16mm
Screen Material: Laminated Foil Tape
Sheath Type: PVC
Nominal O.D: 7.0mm +/- 0.1mm
Operating Termperature: -20° to + 60°
NVP: 72%
Shipping Weight 500m reel: 26kg

Electrical Characteristics

D.C. Resistance: 25./100m

Crosstalk (dB)
@ 1MHz: 80.0
@ 16MHz: 71.0
@ 100MHz: 57.0
@ 250MHz: 49.0

Insertion Loss (dB/100m)
@ 1MHz: 2.0
@ 16MHz: 7.2
@ 100MHz: 18.9
@ 250MHz: 31.4

@ 1MHz: 75.0
@ 16MHz: 68.0
@ 100MHz: 56.0
@ 250MHz: 47.0

@ 1MHz: 76.0
@ 16MHz: 60.0
@ 100MHz: 44.0
@ 250MHz: 27.0

@ 1MHz: 73.0
@ 16MHz: 54.0
@ 100MHz: 40.0
@ 250MHz: 25.0

Return Loss
@ 1MHz: 28.0
@ 16MHz: 31.0
@ 100MHz: 28.0
@ 250MHz: 25.0

@ 1MHz: 78.0
@ 16MHz: 63.8
@ 100MHz: 38.1
@ 250MHz: 17.6


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