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1266A - Audio Cable, #22-2c, TC, O/A Foil, CM

Audio Cable, CM-Rated, 2-22 AWG stranded tinned copper conductors with polypropylene insulation, Beldfoil® shield, drain, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: low voltage analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); low voltage digital control (24v, …); line level audio; computer communication; panel wiring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.0285 in1
Conductor Count: 2
Total Number of Pairs: 1
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PP - Polypropylene0.0485 in0.01 in
Color Chart
1Black & Red
Outer Shield
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire DiameterDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil®100%TC - Tinned Copper0.024 in247x32
Outer Jacket
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.143 in0.02 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCR
15 Ohm/1000ft15 Ohm/1000ft18 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
30 pF/ft54 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.18 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
55 Ohm
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.5 ns/ft66%
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.3 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 14 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 25 lbs
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CM
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CM
CPR Euroclass: Eca

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Related Part Numbers

Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
1266A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825110040
1266A 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825110033
1266A 006U1000Blue, LightUnReel1,000 ft612825109990
1266A 001U1000BrownUnReel1,000 ft612825109945
1266A 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft612825110019
1266A 005U1000Green, DarkUnReel1,000 ft612825109983
1266A 003U1000OrangeUnReel1,000 ft612825109969
1266A 002U1000RedUnReel1,000 ft612825109952
1266A 007U1000VioletUnReel1,000 ft612825110002
1266A 009U1000WhiteUnReel1,000 ft612825110026
1266A 004U1000YellowUnReel1,000 ft612825109976
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Unique design features lower capacitance and greater flexibility than standard audio pair constructions.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.339 Revision Date: 04-08-2022
Date: 2004-01-01
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