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How Cable Temperature Impacts Cable Reach

In a recent article from Belden Networks  Ron Tellas  discusses how high cable temperatures are sometimes to blame for cables that don’t perform up to the promised 100 m. Cables are rated to transmit data over a certain distance up to a certain temperature. When the cable heats up beyond that point, resistance and insertion loss increase; as a result, the channel reach of the cable often needs to be de-rated in order to perform as needed to transmit data. Click here for the full article:
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