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PRODUCTS / PRO-AUDIO, VIDEO & DATA CABLE / NETWORK CABLE / Category 6 Cable
 
     
  Category 6 Cable  
         
   
  Gepco Category 6 and 6+ cables feature extended bandwidths and precision tolerances to meet or exceed the latest TIA/EIA and ISO standards. Designed to deliver reliability in leading-edge networking, data, and video applications, every reel is ETL verified to ensure consistent performance. Available in both plenum and riser constructions, Gepco Category 6 and 6+ cables can be installed in a variety of applications and environments.
 
FEATURES & BENEFITS
Low Insertion Loss, Crosstalk, & Return Loss
Precision 100Ω Impedance
Four Twisted-pairs
Characterized up to or Beyond TIA/EIA Standards
Category 6 Compliant
ETL Verified
Riser & Plenum Versions
   
APPLICATIONS
Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet
High Data-rate Applications
 
         

 Mechanical Specifications

  Part # # of Pairs Nominal
OD
Conductors Insulation Jacket UL
Type
Weight
  CT604/250 4 .220" 23 AWG Solid BC Polyolefin PVC CMR 28 lbs/Mft
    Category 6 Four-pair 250MHz
  CT604/250P 4 .215" 23 AWG Solid BC 3 Pairs FEP/ 1 Pair Polyolefin Plenum PVC CMP 28 lbs/Mft
    Category 6 Four-pair 250MHz: Plenum
  CT604/500 4 .248" 23 AWG Solid BC Polyolefin PVC with Central Spacer CMR 28 lbs/Mft
    Category 6 Four-pair 500MHz
  CT604/500P 4 .235" 23 AWG Solid BC 3 Pairs FEP/ 1 Pair Polyolefin Plenum PVC with
Central Spacer
CMP 31 lbs/Mft
    Category 6 Four-pair 500MHz: Plenum

 Electrical Specifications

  Part # DCR
Max
DCR
Unbal. Max
Char.
Impedance
Prop. Delay
(Skew) Max
Vel. of Prop.
(Non-plenum, Plenum)
Standards
 CT604/250
 Series
 27.2 Ω 3% 100 Ω (+/-15) 35 ns/100m 70%, 72% Exceeds TIA/EIA-568-B.2-1
Cat 6, ISO/IEC 11801 Ed, 2,.0
 Freq. (MHz)    
1
4
10
16
20
31.25
62.5
100
200
250
350
400
500
 Insertion Loss (dB/100m) (max)  
2.0
3.8
5.9
7.5
8.4
10.6
15.3
19.7
28.8
32.7
39.6
42.7
48.7
 PSACR (dB/100m) (min)  
71.3
60.5
52.4
47.7
45.4
40.3
31.1
23.6
9.9
4.6
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 ACR (dB/100m) (min)  
73.3
62.5
54.4
49.7
47.4
42.3
33.1
25.6
11.9
6.6
2.0
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 PSNEXT (dB/100m) (min)  
73.3
64.3
58.3
55.3
53.8
50.9
46.4
43.3
38.8
37.3
35.2
34.3
32.8
 NEXT (dB/100m) (min)  
75.3
66.3
60.3
57.3
55.8
52.9
48.4
45.3
40.8
39.3
37.2
36.3
34.8
 PSELFEXT (dB/100m) (min)  
65.8
53.8
45.8
41.7
39.8
37.8
29.9
25.8
19.8
17.8
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 ELFEXT (dB/100m) (min)  
68.8
56.8
48.8
44.7
42.8
38.9
32.9
28.8
22.8
20.8
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 Return Loss(dB) (min)  
20.0
23.0
25.0
25.0
25.0
23.6
21.5
20.1
18.0
17.3
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 LCL (dB/100m) (min)  
50.0
44.0
40.0
38.0
37.0
35.1
32.0
30.0
27.0
26.0
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 ELTCTL (dB/100m) (min)  
35.0
23.0
15.0
10.9
9.0
5.1
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 CT604/500
 Series
 27.2 Ω 3% 100 Ω (+/-15) 45 ns/100m 70%, 72% Exceeds TIA/EIA-568-B.2-1
Cat 6, ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.0
 Freq. (MHz)  
1
4
10
16
20
31.25
62.5
100
200
250
300
350
400
500
 Insert. Loss (dB/100m) (max)
2.0
3.7
5.8
7.4
8.3
10.5
15.1
19.4
28.4
32.2
35.7
39.0
42.1
48.0
 PSACR (dB/100m) (min)
74.3
63.6
55.5
50.8
48.5
43.4
34.3
26.9
13.4
8.1
3.4
0.1
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 ACR (dB/100m) (min)
76.3
65.6
57.5
52.9
50.5
45.4
36.3
28.9
15.4
10.1
5.4
1.1
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 PSNEXT (dB/100m) (min)
76.3
67.3
61.3
58.2
56.8
53.9
49.4
46.3
41.8
40.3
39.1
38.1
37.3
35.8
 NEXT (dB/100m) (min)
78.3
69.3
63.3
60.2
58.8
55.9
51.4
48.3
43.8
42.3
41.1
40.1
39.3
37.8
 PSELFEXT (dB/100m) (min)
68.8
56.8
48.8
44.7
42.8
38.9
32.9
28.8
22.8
20.8
19.3
17.9
16.8
14.8
 ELFEXT (dB/100m) (min)
71.8
59.8
51.8
47.7
45.8
41.9
35.9
31.8
25.8
23.8
22.3
20.9
19.8
17.8
 Return Loss(dB) (min)
20.0
23.0
25.0
25.0
25.0
23.6
21.5
20.1
18.0
17.3
16.8
16.3
15.9
15.2
 LCL (dB/100m) (min)
40.0
40.0
40.0
38.0
37.0
35.1
32.0
30.0
27.0
26.0
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 ELTCTL (dB/100m) (min)
35.0
23.0
15.0
10.9
9.0
5.1
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