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MDCAT-A

Lightning Surge Protectors for
Electronics Equipment M-RESTER

LIGHTNING SURGE PROTECTOR FOR ETHERNET
(PoE / 10 BASE-T / 100 BASE-TX / 1000 BASE-T, life monitor)

Functions & Features
• Designed specifically for Ethernet network
• Conforms with 1000 Base-T, PoE and PoE Plus
• LAN cable’s shield wire can be floating or grounding by a shortcircuit bar
• Pressing CHK (Check) button confirms with LEDs the life span of the surge protect device
• DIN rail mounting

MODEL: MDCAT-A-[1][2]

ORDERING INFORMATION
• Code number: MDCAT-A-[1][2]
Specify a code from below for each of [1] and [2].
  (e.g. MDCAT-A-5E/DR/Q)

[1] CABLE CATEGORY
5E: CAT5e
6: CAT6

[2] OPTIONS (multiple selections)
Single mount DIN rail
blank: Without
/DR: With single mount DIN rail
Other Options
blank: none
/Q: Option other than the above (specify the specification)

SPECIFICATIONS OF OPTION: Q
COATING (For the detail, refer to M-System's web site.)
/C01: Silicone coating
/C02: Polyurethane coating
/C03: Rubber coating

CAUTION
• When this unit is earthed via a DIN rail, use a steel or copper rail. Oxide film on the surface of an aluminium rail may lower the electric conductivity between this module and the ground.
• Single mount DIN rail for option code ‘/DR’ is made of aluminum. Connect to ground with ground terminal when this DIN rail is used.

PACKAGE INCLUDES...
LAN cable connected to the protected device (STP, 1 meter)

APPLICABLE NETWORK
10 BASE-T: IEEE 802.3i
100 BASE-TX: IEEE 802.3u
1000 BASE-T: IEEE 802.3ab
PoE: IEEE 802.3af
PoE Plus: IEEE802.3at

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Connection
  Ethernet: RJ-45 modular jack
  Grounding: M3 screw terminal (torque 0.6 N·m)
  or via DIN rail
Screw terminal: Nickel-plated brass
DIN rail material: Aluminum
Housing material: Flame-resistant resin (black)
Indicators: Activated by CHK (Check) button, see the status table shown below.
•BAT: Green LED
•ALM: Red LED
Life time judged: When the number of discharges of the discharge element reaches the expected life span.
CHK button: Push button; momentary
Battery: Lithium; No recharge or replacement available.
Battery life: 10 years (when used ≤ 2 minutes/month)

INSTALLATION
Operating temperature: -10 to +55°C (14 to 131°F)
Operating humidity: 5 to 95 %RH (non-condensing)
Mounting: DIN Rail (TH35-7.5, 1-mm-thick)
Weight: 160 g (0.35 lb) include the attached LAN cable

PERFORMANCE
Transmission performance:
  TIA/EIA-568-B.2 CAT5e (MDCAT-A-5E)
  TIA/EIA-568-B.2 CAT6 (MDCAT-A-6)
Surge protection: IEC 61643-21 Categories C1, C2

STANDARDS & APPROVALS
EU conformity:
EMC Directive 
  EMI EN 61000-6-4
  EMS EN 61000-6-2
RoHS Directive

EXTERNAL VIEW

CONNECTION EXAMPLES

EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS unit: mm [inch]

SCHEMATIC CIRCUITRY

SYSTEM CONFIGURATION EXAMPLES

M-System Co., Ltd.