Hybrid cable SCALA Cat.6A U/FTP 4 pairs + 4xSML, PE Outdoor, Fca

Category 6A U/FTP 4 pairs + 4xSML G.657.A1, PE, CPR Fca, Outdoor.
SCAO46429EB50, Rev.00, Date 2022-05-09


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Standards of reference and applications

Indoor LAN horizontal cabling (max. 90m)
EIA/TIA 568.2-D, ISO/IEC 11801, IEC61156-5, IEEE 802.3af/at/bt (POE++)

Installation Features

Store at: -0 to +50 °C
Install at: -15 to +50 °C. Bend minimum: 180 mm.
Operate at: -40 to +60 °C. Bend minimum: 270 mm.



Conductor: solid bare copper AWG23 (0.57 mm nom.)
Insulation: SFS PE Ø 1.35 mm (nom.)
Pair: 2 insulated conductors stranded together
Screen: aluminium foil
Core: 4 screened pairs twisted together
Outer Jacket: black LDPE Ø 7.40 mm (nom.)
Color code:
1.White – White/blue
2.White – White/orange
3. White – White/green
4. White – White/brown

Optic fiber: single mode 9/125 G.657.A1
Core: 4 fibers
Buffer: loose tube, jelly filled 
Strength element: glass yarns
Outer Jacket: black MDPE (nom. Ø 4.0 mm)
Color code: 1. Blue, 2. White, 3. Yellow, 4. Green

Stranding: data and fiber optic cables stranded together with 2 PP fillers
Inner jacket: black MDPE (nom. Ø 13.5 mm)
Armour: corrugated steel tape
Outer jacket: black MDPE (nom. Ø 18.0 mm)

Marking: APS Finland – SCAO46429EB50 – CAT.6A U/FTP 4 PR AWG 23/1 + 4xSML G.657.A1 – PE – Fca – OUTDOOR HYBRID CABLE – lot no. – w/y – xxx m

Environmental properties and Fire Performances

CPR Class: Fca
RoHS: 2011/65/EU
REACH: EC 1907/2006


Electrical & transmission characteristics

Conductor resistance: ≤ 9.5 Ω/100m

Insulation resistance: ≥ 5000 MOhm/km
Mutual capacitance: ≤ 56 pF/m 
Capacitance unbalance pair/pair: ≤ 330 pF/100m
Average characteristic impedance: 100 ± 5 Ω @ 100MHz
Velocity of propagation (NVP): 74%
Voltage (max): 90W (PoE only)
Dielectric strength: DC.1kV.1min (no breakdown)

(4xSML G.657.A1)
Attenuation (dB/km): ≤ 0.35 @1310 nm, ≤ 0.21 @1550 nm
Mode field diameter: 9.2 ± 0.4 μm @1310 nm
Cladding non-circularity:  ≤ 1.0 %
Cladding diameter: 124.8 ± 0.3 μm
Coating diameter: 245 ± 5 μm

Frequency (MHz) : 4810162025100250400500
Return loss (dB)23.024.525.
Attenuation (dB/100m)
NEXT (dB)65.360.859.356.254.853.344.338.335.333.8
PS NEXT (dB) 63.358.857.354.252.851.342.336.333.331.8
EL FEXT (dB/100m)55.849.747.843.741.839.827.819.815.813.8
PS EL FEXT (dB/100m)52.846.744.840.738.836.824.816.812.810.8

Ordering and delivery information

Pair countP/NO.D. [mm]Weight [kg/km]Retail packagingWholesale packagingSTK Electrical No. GTIN
4 pairs + 4xSML G.657.A1SCAO46429EB5018.0 (nom.)334,0500 m (drum)6 000 m (pallet)02 331 236410002331233

Recommended connectivity

 System warranty
Keystone jack (tool type)
--XA72 093 83not included
Keystone jack (toolless)
GSCAT6AL-S2472 058 75XG6S2472 477 02
not included
Patch panel
72 265 11
72 094 07
not included
Field connector RJ45 (toolless)
72 493 25
72 093 79
not included
Pigtail G.657.A1 or OS2not included


Extended system warranty

The APS System Warranty assures the compliance of the system performance to the applicable class of cabling for a period of 25 years. The warranty may be applied for by an accredited APS Partner who has designed and/or installed the entire system.
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