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1505A - Serial Digital Coax, RG59, #20 Solid BC, Foil + 95% TC Braid, CMR

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Riser-CMR, RG59 20 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam HDPE core, Duofoil®+95% tinned copper braid, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: SMPTE 2081-1 6 Gb/s UHDTV, SMPTE 424M 3 Gb/s HD-SDI 1080p

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.145 in
Insulation, Table Note: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Alum / Poly / AlumDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.233 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft3.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.107 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5 - 1600 MHz23 dB
1600 - 4500 MHz21 dB
4500 - 6000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.63 dB/100ft
6 MHz0.69 dB/100ft
7 MHz0.74 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.9 dB/100ft
12 MHz0.91 dB/100ft
25 MHz1.3 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz2.05 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.3 dB/100ft
135 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
143 MHz2.8 dB/100ft
180 MHz3.1 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 MHz9.5 dB/100ft
2000 MHz11.2 dB/100ft
2250 MHz11.9 dB/100ft
3000 MHz14.0 dB/100ft
4500 MHz17.5 dB/100ft
6000 MHz21.1 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82 %
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: TDR Impedance: 75 +/- 1.5 Ohms
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 31 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 52 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 59/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
CSA Flammability: FT4
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 1506A

Part Number

Related Parts: 1505BNCHD3
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EAN
1505A.00152BlackReel152 m8719605001115
1505A.00305BlackReel305 m8719605001139
1505A 010500BlackReel500 ft612825358732
1505A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825358282
1505A 010N1000BlackReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A.001525BlackReel1,525 m8719605001122
1505A 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825356301
1505A 01010000BlackReel10,000 ft612825440475
1505A.05152BlueReel152 m8719605001245
1505A.05305BlueReel305 m8719605001269
1505A.051525BlueReel1,525 m8719605001252
1505A 006500Blue, LightReel500 ft612825356271
1505A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825358305
1505A 006N1000Blue, LightReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A 0065000Blue, LightReel5,000 ft612825356356
1505A 00610000Blue, LightReel10,000 ft612825435822
1505A 0011000BrownReel1,000 ft612825358381
1505A 001N1000BrownReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A 0015000BrownReel5,000 ft612825358350
1505A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825356332
1505A 008N1000GrayReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A 0085000GrayReel5,000 ft612825356325
1505A 00810000GrayReel10,000 ft612825435846
1505A.08305Gray, SlateReel305 m8719605001320
1505A.081525Gray, SlateReel1,525 m8719605001313
1505A.06305GreenReel305 m8719605001283
1505A.061525GreenReel1,525 m8719605001276
1505A N3U1000Green, MilReel1,000 ft612825358374
1505A N3UN1000Green, MilReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A N3U5000Green, MilReel5,000 ft612825356516
1505A N3U10000Green, MilReel10,000 ft612825435860
1505A.03305OrangeReel305 m8719605001214
1505A 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825356394
1505A 003N1000OrangeReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A.031525OrangeReel1,525 m8719605001207
1505A 0025000OrangeReel5,000 ft612825358329
1505A 0035000OrangeReel5,000 ft612825356387
1505A 00310000OrangeReel10,000 ft612825435808
1505A.02152RedReel152 m8719605001177
1505A.02305RedReel305 m8719605001191
1505A 002500RedReel500 ft612825358336
1505A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825358343
1505A 002N1000RedReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A.021525RedReel1,525 m8719605001184
1505A 00210000RedReel10,000 ft612825435792
1505A.01152VioletReel152 m8719605001146
1505A.01305VioletReel305 m8719605001160
1505A 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825356400
1505A 007N1000VioletReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A.011525VioletReel1,525 m8719605001153
1505A 0075000VioletReel5,000 ft612825356349
1505A 00710000VioletReel10,000 ft612825435839
1505A.07305WhiteReel305 m8719605001306
1505A 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825358299
1505A 009N1000WhiteReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A.071525WhiteReel1,525 m8719605001290
1505A 0095000WhiteReel5,000 ft612825356318
1505A 00910000WhiteReel10,000 ft612825435853
1505A.04305YellowReel305 m8719605001238
1505A 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825358312
1505A 004N1000YellowReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1505A.041525YellowReel1,525 m8719605001221
1505A 0045000YellowReel5,000 ft612825356370
1505A 00410000YellowReel10,000 ft612825435815
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Also available in 4.5 GHz multi-coax bundled versions. See 7794A through 7798A. Print legend includes sequential footage marks.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.300 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-01-01
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