EN 50697:2022

Information technology - Measurement of end-to-end links, modular plug terminated links and direct attach cabling EN 50697:2022

Publication date:   May 15, 2023

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60.60 Standard published   Oct 28, 2022


CLC/TC 215 Electrotechnical aspects of telecommunication equipment

European Norm

33.100.10   Emission | 35.110   Networking



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This document specifies the measurement of two- and four-pair balanced cabling of the following cabling configurations specified in EN 50173 20:
a) end-to-end (E2E) link Class D, E and EA;
b) modular plug terminated links (MPTLs) of Class D, E, EA, F, FA and of Class I and II;
c) direct attach cabling of Class D, E, EA, F, FA and of Class I and II.
The free connectors which terminate two and four pairs in field and laboratory conditions are included.
This document specifies laboratory and field measurement procedures. The requirements for accuracy to measure cabling parameters identified in EN 50173 20 are provided in IEC 61935 1 and EN 61935 2.

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EN 50697:2019


EN 50697:2022
60.60 Standard published
Oct 28, 2022