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Reference EN 60794-2-11:2012
Title Optical fibre cables - Part 2-11: Indoor optical fibre cables - Detailed specification for simplex and duplex cables for use in premises cabling
Project Number 23634
Abstract/Scope IEC 60794-2-11:2012 presents the detailed requirements specific to this type of cable to ensure compatibility with ISO/IEC 11801, Information technology - Generic cabling for customer premises. The requirements of the Family Specification IEC 60794-2-10:2011 are applicable to cables covered by this standard. Particular requirements detailed in clause 4 either define a specific option relative to the requirements of IEC 60794-2-10:2011 or define additional requirements. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2005. It constitutes a technical revision. The main changes are: - Incorporation of the OM4 cabled fiber performance category; - Incorporatino of the OS2 cabled fiber performance category; - Incorporation of the B6_a1 and B6_a2 fibre category as per IEC 60793-2-50:2008.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-08-17
Current Stage code deadline 2013-03-19
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86A
Reference Document IEC 60794-2-11:2012 (EQV)
ICS 33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Keywords Cable; Optical fibre; Indoor cable; Simplex fibre; Duplex fibre
Note Supersedes EN 60794-2-11:2005
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6060 2012-08-17 2013-03-19 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2012-06-19 2012-07-17  
5060 2012-04-30 2012-05-21 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-02-24 2012-04-27  
3090 2012-01-13 2012-02-29  
5060 2011-12-12 2012-01-02 export to doc file  EN
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1090 2011-07-05 2011-07-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-06-19
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-08-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-09-19
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-03-19
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-06-19


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