IEC 61935-2:2021 PRV 
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Specification for the testing of balanced and coaxial information technology cabling - Part 2: Cords as specified in ISO/IEC 11801-1 and related standards


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IEC 61935-2:2021 specifies test methods for balanced and coaxial cords, which are used as equipment cords, patch cords, and CP cords, within cabling systems, in accordance with ISO/IEC 11801-1. The test methods and associated requirements are provided to demonstrate performance and reliability and to ensure compatibility of these balanced and coaxial cords during their operational lifetime. This document may also be used for providing test methodology for assessing the performance of other cords.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2010. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- inclusion of cords up to category 8.1 and category 8.2, as defined in ISO/IEC 11801-1.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2021-11-12
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 46 - Cables, wires, waveguides, RF connectors, RF and microwave passive components and accessoriesrss
ICS33.040.20 - Transmission systems
33.120.20 - Wires and symmetrical cables
Stability date  2026
File size2037 KB

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