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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

ElementNo. of ElementsSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)426 AWG30x40BC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. 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
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire TypeNotes
French BraidTinned Copper (TC)95%28 AWG (19x40) BCPaper tape under braid with drain over tape
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.031 in (0.79 mm)0.190 in (4.83 mm)
Overall 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/1000ft39.2 pF/ft (129 pF/m)66%2.32 Amps per conductor @ 30°C
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: 37.5 lbs (17.0 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 25 lbs/1000ft

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: 0.523 Revision Date: 01-20-2023

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPCFootnote
1172A B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825107774
1172A B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825107767C
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
Date: 2004-01-01
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