IEC 61156-6-1:2009 ED3

Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications - Part 6-1: Symmetrical pair/quad cables with transmission characteristics up to 1 000 MHz - Work area wiring - Blank detail specification

Publication date:   Oct 14, 2009

95.99 Withdrawal of Standard   Jan 4, 2021

General information

95.99 Withdrawal of Standard   Jan 4, 2021


TC 46/SC 46C Wires and symmetric cables

International Standard

33.120.20   Wires and symmetrical cables



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IEC 61156-6-1:2009(E) describes symmetrical pair/quad cables intended primarily for horizontal floor cabling as defined in ISO/IEC 11801 and ISO/IEC 24702. It includes additional recommended environmental characteristics and severities which are derived from the environmental classifications that are specified for cabling for various environments. This edition constitutes a technical revision and includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- new requirements for new cables Cat6A and Cat7A;
- revised requirements and tests for the cables.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 61156-1:2007 and IEC 61156-6:2007.

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IEC 61156-6-1:2007 ED2


IEC 61156-6-1:2009 ED3
95.99 Withdrawal of Standard
Jan 4, 2021