Category 3 Cable, Riser

Genesis Category 3 Cables support crystal clear transmission for basic voice & data applications.

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Genesis® Riser Rated Category 3 Cable is suitable for installation as follows:

  • Installed in a metal raceway that complies with 300.22(B).
  • Supported by solid bottom metal cable trays with solid metal covers.
  • In risers.
  • Within buildings in other than air-handling spaces and risers.
  • Exposed to sunlight.


Select a set of products below for more information:
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) Number of Pairs Stranding No. of Strands Shielding Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)
24 AWG 24 AWG
2 2
Solid Solid
Unshielded Unshielded
147 3.73
11 17

Standards & References

Genesis® Riser Rated Category 3 Cable meets or exceeds the following:

  • UL 1666 - Riser Rated
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 - FT4 Rated
  • UL 444 - Communication Cables, Type CMR
  • UL 13 - Power-Limited Circuit Cables, Type CL2R
  • Sunlight Resistant Rated
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant


Genesis® Riser Rated Category 3 Cable features the following quality and convenience characteristics:

  • Bare Copper conductors for excellent signal transmission and low voltage drop.
  • Polypropylene insulation.
  • PVC jacket.
  • Durable rip cord for efficient jacket stripping and removal.
  • Countdown® Length Markings for easy tracking of usage and remaining cable.
  • Rated for 300 Volts
  • Rated for -20 °C to 60 °C.


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