Belden 7860ENH Cat 6 Cable

Belden 7860ENH Cat 6 Cable

The Belden 7860ENH cable is ideal for horizontal and building backbone infrastructure cabling and supports Category 6 and Category 5 enhanced applications such as 10 Base T, 100 Base-T, 1000 Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet), FDDI and ATM.

Cable Construction

Construction: Shielded 4 twisted pairs
Conductor: Solid Bare Copper
Conductor Diameter: AWG 23 (0.55mm)
Conductor Insulation Material: Polyolefine
Diameter over Insulation: 1.15mm
Cross Web: Polyolefine
Shield: Aluminium / Polyester Foil
Drain Wire: AWG 26 solid tinned copper
Sheath Material: FRNC Compound
Outer Diameter: 7.3mm
Cable Colouring*: Pair 1 : White - Blue / Blue

Pair 2 : White - Orange / Orange

Pair 3 : White - Green / Green

Pair 4 : White - Brown / Brown
ISO / IEC 11801 2nd Edition (2002): Yes
EN 50173 2nd Edition (2001): Yes
ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-b.2 (2002) Yes
Sheath Colour: Grey RAL 7032

*According to IEC 60304


Electrical Properties

Nominal Mutual Capacitance at 1 kHz: 50 nF/km
Maximum Conductor DCR: 91 Ohm/km
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (NVP): 0.70C
SKEW - Propagation delay difference (100 MHz) Typical
Mean Characteristic Impedance 4 - 100MHz* 100 ±5 Ohm

*According to cable requirements of ISO/IEC 11801 category 6, September 2002


Electrical Characteristics at 20°C

Attenuation

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Max.)1 - 4.0 6.0 7.6 8.5 10.8 15.5 19.9 25.3 29.2 33 dB/100m
Typical (1.9) 3.5 5.5 6.9 7.6 9.7 13.8 17.7 22.4 25.1 28.2 dB/100m

NEXT (Near end crosstalk)

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Min.)1 - 66 60 57 56 53 48 45 42 41 39 dB/100m
Typical (80) 76 70 67 66 63 58 55 51 49 45 dB/100m

Power sum NEXT

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Min.)1 - 63 57 54 53 50 45 42 39 38 36 dB/100m
Typical (74) 71 64 62 61 54 53 50 47 46 43 dB/100m

Power sum ELFEXT

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Min.)1 - 53 45 41 39 35 29 25 21 19 17 dB/100m
Typical (70) 64 57 51 49 45 39 35 31 29 27 dB/100m

ACR

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Min.)1 - 62.0 54.0 49.4 47.5 42.2 32.5 25.1 16.7 11.8 6.0 dB/100m
Typical (78) 73 65 60 58 53 44 37 29 24 17 dB/100m

Power Sum ACR

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Min.)1 - 59.0 51.0 46.4 44.5 39.2 29.5 22.1 13.7 8.8 3.0 dB/100m
Typical (76) 71 63 58 56 51 42 35 27 22 15 dB/100m

Return Loss

Frequency 1 4 10 16 20 31.2 62.5 100 155 200 250 MHz
Spec. (Min.)1 - 23.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 23.6 21.5 20.1 18.8 18.0 17.3 dB/100m
Typical (30) 35 40 44 44 44 34 30 25 24 24 dB/100m

  1. Specification values according to cable requirements of ISO / IEC 11801 category 6, September 2002
  2. Values between brackets are for information only

Mechanical Properties

Temperature Range - Operation: -20°C to +60°C
Temperature Range - Installation: +0°C to +50°C
Minimum Bending Radius - Operation: 29mm
Minimum Bending Radius - Installation: 58mm
Maximum Pulling Tensions: 50N
Flame Retardancy: IEC 332-1
Caloric Value: 820 kJ/m
Weight (approx): 51.0 kg/km
Maximum Operating Voltage: 48 V rms
Maximum Continuous Current per Conductor (25°C): 1.4A

Cable Ordering

Cable Reels: 500m or 1000m

Cable Marking: BELDEN 7860ENH FTP CAT6 4PR AWG23 LSNH ISO/IEC 11801 EN50173 VERIFIED 100 OHM

Metre Marking: Yes

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