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Reference EN 61935-2:2005
Title Testing of balanced communication cabling in accordance with standards series EN 50173 - Part 2: Patch cords and work area cords
Project Number 16226
Abstract/Scope provides methods to ensure the compatibility of modular plug cords to be used in cabling according to ISO/IEC 11801 and provides test methods and associated requirements to demonstrate the performance and reliability of these cords during their operational lifetime.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-12-21
Current Stage code deadline 2006-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 46A
Reference Document IEC 61935-2:2005 (MOD)
ICS 33.040.20 - Transmission systems
33.120.20 - Wires and symmetrical cables
Keywords Cabling system; Communication cabling; Patch cord; Work area cord
Note Supersedes EN 61935-2:2003 * Issued with corrigendum December 2005 * Superseded by EN 61935-2:2010
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6060 2005-12-21 2006-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-10-01 2006-01-01  
5020 2005-06-17 2005-09-02  
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4020 2004-02-27 2004-07-30  
3099 2004-02-24 2004-02-27  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-12-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-10-01


Supersedes EN 61935-2:2003
EN 61935-2:2003/corrigendum Sep. 2003
Superseded by EN 61935-2:2010
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC 11801:2002
EN 60068-2-61:1993
EN 60603-7-4:2005
EN 61076-3-104:2003
IEC 61156-1-1:2001
EN 61935-1:2005

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