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1172A - Microphone Cable, 4 Conductor 26 AWG, BC

Starquad Microphone Cable, 4-26 AWG high-conducitivity bare copper conductors, polyethylene insulation, tinned copper "French Braid" shield, bare copper drain, PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)2630x40BC - Bare Copper0.021 in4
Conductor Count: 4
ElementMaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Conductor(s)PE - Polyethylene0.045 in0.013 in
Color Chart
3Blue w/White Stripe
4White w/Blue Stripe
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
French BraidTC - Tinned Copper95%BC - Bare Copper28Stranded
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.190 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
36 Ohm/1000ft6.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Between Conductors in QuadNom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
57.4 pF/ft39.2 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.21 µH/ft
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.9 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
100 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: 2/c 23 AWG equivalent DCR when connected to a 3-pin XLR

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 25 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 37 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL voltage rating: 100 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1172A B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825107774
1172A B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107767
1172A B59N1000Black, MatteReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft612825367055
1172A G7X1000Blue, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107804
1172A U901000Gray, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107835
1172A G7W1000Green, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107798
1172A G8C1000Purple, MatteReel1,000 ft
1172A G7V1000Red, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107781
1172A G7Y1000White, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107811
1172A G8M1000Yellow, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107828
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

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: 0.313 Revision Date: 05-16-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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