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1172A - Microphone Cable, #26-4c, BC, O/A Braid, CM

1172A-Microphone Cable, #26-4c, BC,

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

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
2630x40SBC - Soft Bare Copper0.021 in4
Conductor Count: 4
Conductor Size: 26 AWG
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
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 mm
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 Characteristic Impedance
40 Ohm
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
66 %
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

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
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
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 #ColorFootnote
1172A B591000Black, MatteC
1172A B59500Black, Matte
1172A B59N1000Black, Matte
1172A B59N1000Black, Matte
1172A G7X1000Blue, Matte
1172A U901000Gray, Matte
1172A G7W1000Green, Matte
1172A G8C1000Purple, Matte
1172A G7V1000Red, Matte
1172A G7Y1000White, Matte
1172A G8M1000Yellow, Matte
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2004-01-01
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