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

1505A-Serial Digital Coax, RG59, #2

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

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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Conductor Size: 20 AWG
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.145 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumDuofoil®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
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Shielding: Multiple or Specialty
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.107 µH/ft
Impedance
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
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82 %
Voltage
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

Standards

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

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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-01-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

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
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

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

Part Number

Related Parts: 1505BNCHD3
Variants
Item #ColorFootnote
1505A N3U1640
1505A.00152Black
1505A.001525Black
1505A.00305Black
1505A 0101000BlackC
1505A 010500BlackC
1505A 0105000BlackC N
1505A 010N1000Black
1505A 010N1000Black
1505A 0061000Blue, LightC
1505A 006500Blue, LightC
1505A 0065000Blue, LightC N
1505A 006N1000Blue, Light
1505A 006N1000Blue, Light
1505A.05152Blue, RAL 5015
1505A.051525Blue, RAL 5015
1505A.05305Blue, RAL 5015
1505A 0011000BrownC
1505A 0015000BrownC N
1505A 001N1000Brown
1505A 001N1000Brown
1505A 0081000GrayC
1505A 0085000GrayC N
1505A 008N1000Gray
1505A 008N1000Gray
1505A.081525Gray, Slate
1505A.08305Gray, Slate
1505A.061525Green
1505A.06305Green
1505A N3U1000Green, MilC
1505A N3U5000Green, MilC N
1505A N3UN1000Green, Mil
1505A N3UN1000Green, Mil
1505A.031525Orange
1505A.03305Orange
1505A 0025000OrangeC N
1505A 0031000OrangeC
1505A 0035000OrangeC N
1505A 003N1000Orange
1505A 003N1000Orange
1505A 0021000RedC
1505A 002500RedC
1505A 002N1000Red
1505A 002N1000Red
1505A.02152Red, RAL 3000
1505A.021525Red, RAL 3000
1505A.02305Red, RAL 3000
1505A.01152Violet
1505A.011525Violet
1505A.01305Violet
1505A 0071000VioletC
1505A 0075000VioletC N
1505A 007N1000Violet
1505A 007N1000Violet
1505A.071525White
1505A.07305White
1505A 0091000WhiteC
1505A 0095000WhiteC N
1505A 009N1000White
1505A 009N1000White
1505A 0041000YellowC
1505A 0045000YellowC N
1505A 004N1000Yellow
1505A 004N1000Yellow
1505A.041525Yellow, RAL 1021
1505A.04305Yellow, RAL 1021
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
N - FINAL PUT-UP LENGTH MAY VARY -0% TO +10% FROM LENGTH SHOWN.
Date: 2005-01-01
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