APC6X3

Category 6 Cable, 3 - 4 Pair, U/UTP, CMR, AIA

APC6X3
Category 6 Premise Horizontal Cable (250MHz), 3 - 4 Pair, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, U/UTP, Riser-CMR, Aluminum Interlocked Armor
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Premise Horizontal Cable, Ethernet 1000BASE-T, Ethernet 100BASE-TX, Ethernet 10BASE-T, Surveillance, PoE++, PoE+, PoE

Patent

This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at https://www.belden.com/resources/patents.

Construction Details
Conductor
Size Stranding Material Number of Pairs Notes
23 AWG Solid BC - Bare Copper 12 3 X Four Pairs
Insulation
Material Color Code
PO - Polyolefin White/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Inner Jacket
Separator Material Nom. Diameter Ripcord
Center Member (Patented X-Spline®) PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.231 in (5.87 mm) Yes

Table Notes

Configuration: Three, Four Pair Cables Cabled Together

Armor
Diameter Over Armor
0.750 in (19.1 mm)
Electrical Characteristics
Electricals
Max. Conductor DCR Max. Capacitance Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km (28.6 Ohm/1000ft) 330 pF/100m
Delay
Frequency Max. Delay Max. Delay Skew Nom. Velocity of Prop.
100 MHz 537.6 ns/100m 45 ns/100m 70%
High Frequency
Frequency [MHz] Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation) Min. NEXT [dB] Min. PSNEXT [dB] Min. ACR [dB] Min. PSACR [dB] Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB] Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB] Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB] Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted) Min. TCL [dB]
1 2.0 dB/100m 74.3 72.3 72.3 70.3 67.8 64.8 20 100 ± 15 Ohm 40
4 3.78 dB/100m 65.28 63.28 61.5 59.5 55.71 52.71 23.01 100 ± 15 Ohm 40
8 5.32 dB/100m 60.77 58.77 55.45 53.45 49.69 46.69 24.52 100 ± 15 Ohm 40
10 5.95 dB/100m 59.31 57.31 53.36 51.36 47.75 44.75 25 100 ± 15 Ohm 40
16 7.55 dB/100m 56.25 54.25 48.7 46.7 43.67 40.67 25 100 ± 15 Ohm 37.96
20 8.47 dB/100m 54.8 52.8 46.33 44.33 41.73 38.73 25 100 ± 15 Ohm 36.99
25 9.51 dB/100m 53.35 51.35 43.84 41.84 39.79 36.79 24.32 100 ± 15 Ohm 36.02
31.25 10.67 dB/100m 51.89 49.89 41.22 39.22 37.86 34.86 23.64 100 ± 15 Ohm 35.05
62.5 15.38 dB/100m 47.38 45.38 31.99 29.99 31.83 28.83 21.54 100 ± 15 Ohm 32.04
100 19.8 dB/100m 44.31 42.31 24.51 22.51 27.75 24.75 20.11 100 ± 15 Ohm 30
155 25.16 dB/100m 41.46 39.46 16.3 14.3 23.95 20.95 18.77 100 ± 15 Ohm 28.1
200 28.98 dB/100m 39.8 37.8 10.82 8.82 21.73 18.73 18 100 ± 15 Ohm 26.99
250 32.85 dB/100m 38.35 36.35 5.5 3.5 19.79 16.79 17.32 100 ± 15 Ohm 26.02
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR)
Mechanical Characteristics
Temperature
UL Temperature Operating Installation Storage
75°C -20°C To +75°C 0°C To +50°C -20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
7.5 in

Max. Pull Tension

200 lbs (91 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

212 lbs/1000ft (315 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Riser, Indoor

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

UL 1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CMR

CEC / C(UL) Compliance

CMR

ICEA Compliance

S-116-732-2013

IEEE Compliance

IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4

NEMA Compliance

ANSI/NEMA WC-66

Data Category

Category 6

TIA/EIA Compliance

ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 6

Third Party Performance Verification

Category 6

ISO/IEC Compliance

ISO/IEC 11801-1, IEC 61156-5

European Directive Compliance

EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), REACH, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE), REACH: 2020-01-16

APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes

Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system.

History

Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.20 Revision Date: 10-21-2021

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