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1283S3 - VideoFLEX® Mini Hi-Res, Banana Peel #20-3 coax, CMP

1283S3-VideoFLEX® Mini Hi-Res, Banan

RGB Video Coax, Plenum-CMP, 3-20 AWG tinned copper conductors, foam FEP insulation, Duobond® foil + 95% tinned copper braid shield, color-coded Flamarrest® jackets, Banana Peel construction

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
Suitable Applications: RGB, VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, UXGA, HDTV, LCD, Plasma, Digital Signage, Component Video, Video Mult, Animation, Special effects.Suitable for use in Plenum spaces

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in3
Conductor Count: 3
AWG Size: 20
MaterialNominal Diameter
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.133 in
Color Chart
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
Plenum Grade PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.196 in
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
Unjacketed0.422 in

Construction and Dimensions

Bonded Spline

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft10 Ohm/1000ft3.8 Ohm/1000ft3.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.107 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-850 MHz23 dB
851-3000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.9 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
135 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.8 dB/100ft
360 MHz4.4 dB/100ft
540 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
720 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
750 MHz6.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.6 dB/100ft
1500 MHz9.4 dB/100ft
2500 MHz12.4 dB/100ft
3000 MHz13.8 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.22 ns/ft83 %
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 93 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 216 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 6.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
RG Type: RG-59/U Type
Series Type: Series 59

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-06-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): Yes
Non-Plenum Number: 7794A
Suggested Connectors: Kings 2065-2-9 75 Ohm BNC, each coax
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2005-06-01