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Re: [802.3af] Category 6 cabling

I know of no current issues with respect to manufacturers warranties.
The current (DC) that is applied is de-rated considerably from
established connector requirements, and are designed to existing
specifications for current capacity of cable and have been de-rated for
confined cable installation.

The intention of the standard is to not break any existing cabling or
devices. Of course if there are any known issues, the committee would be
interested in hearing about that.

Sterling Vaden

"McMillan, Paul" wrote:
> Hello All,
> As a follow on question that I made earlier, Has anyone been faced with
> potential warranty issues from cabling manufacturers? Specifically,
> manufacturers referencing channel to channel certification being voided if
> power is applied over the cabling infrastructure. This is specific to a
> category 6 wiring implementation.  This leads to a more obvious question
> which is everything I have read on the 802.3af specification references
> category 5 cabling. I assume the category 6 or 7 cabling is addressed.
>  Regards
> Paul McMillan
> Solutions Architect
> Siemens Enterprise Networks
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