Encoder cables for DRIVE CLiQ applications

Industrial Ethernet encoder cable for DRIVE CLiQ system interfaces, Cat.5e, with an additional wire pair for power supply, suitable for fixed installation and occasional flexing

  • DRIVE CLiQ applications
  • Occasional flexing

Supplementary automation components from LappMechanical and plant engineeringFlame-retardant


Article number Article designationNumber of pairs and AWG per conductorCore diameter in mmOuter diameter mmCopper index (kg/km)Weight (kg/km)
ETHERLINE® SERVO DQ Y Cat.5e2x2x26/7AWG + 1x2x22/7AWG1.056.53358


  • Compliant with the open DRIVE-CLiQ® system interface
  • Reduced cabling effort thanks to additional wire pair for power supply of the encoder
  • Ideal protection against electromagnetic interference due to copper shielding braid with high degree of coverage
  • Cat.5e performance up to 100 Mbit/s

Application range

  • For wiring the control unit and synchronous motor and/or encoder with DRIVE-CLiQ® system interface
  • For fixed installation and flexible use
  • Can be used in dry or damp rooms
  • PVC outer sheath is resistant to acids and alkalis

Norm references / Approvals

  • Flame retardant acc. to IEC 60332-1-2

Product Make-up

  • Data pairs: 26 AWG (7-wire)
    Power pair: 22 AWG (7-wire)
  • Twisting: data pairs and power supply pairs twisted together
  • Core insulation made of polyethylene (PE)
  • Screening: wrapping of laminated aluminium foil in combination with tinned copper braiding
  • Outer sheath made of PVC
  • Outer sheath colour: green (RAL 6018)

Peak operating voltage

  • max. 100 V (not for power applications)

Minimum bending radius

  • Fixed installation: 6 x outer diameter
  • Occasional flexing: 15 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • Core/core: 700 V
  • Core/screen: 700 V

Characteristic impedance

  • nom. 100 Ω

Temperature range

  • Fixed installation: -15°C up to +70°C
  • Flexing: -5°C to +70°C

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