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1172A - Microphone Cable, Star Quad, 4 C #26 Str BC, 95% TC French Braid, PVC Jkt, Flexible

Microphone Cable, Star Quad, 4 Conductor 26 AWG (30 x 40) High Conductivity Bare Copper, PE Insulation, 95% Tinned Copper French Braid Shield, PVC Jacket, Flexible

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Microphone, Low Noise for high-EMI environments; Line level balanced analog audio

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementAWGStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)42630x40BC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)PE - Polyethylene0.013 in (0.33 mm)0.045 in (1.1 mm)Blue, White, Blue/White Stripe, White/Blue Stripe
Outer Shield Material
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire TypeNotes
French BraidTinned Copper (TC)95%28 AWG (19x40) BCPaper tape under braid with drain over tape
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.031 in (0.79 mm)0.190 in
Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.190 in (4.83 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Conductor(s)36 Ohm/1000ft (120 Ohm/km)39.2 pF/ft (129 pF/m)66%1.9 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Nom. Outer Shield DCR: 6.8 Ohm/1000ft
Non-UL Voltage Rating
100 V

Mechanical Characteristics

-20°C to +60°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
1.9 in (48 mm)1.9 in (48 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 37 lbs (17 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 25 lbs/1000ft (37 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor
European Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes: Quad connection scheme: The two blue wires (or wires directly opposite one another) are connected together to form one conductor, and similarly the two white wires (or remaining wires) are connected together to form the second conductor.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.367 Revision Date: 06-08-2021
Date: 2004-01-01
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