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1506A - Serial Digital Coax, RG59, 20 AWG Solid BC, Duofoil® + 95% TC Braid, CMP

1506A-Serial Digital Coax, RG59, 20 AWG

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Plenum-CMP, RG59 20 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam FEP core, Duofoil®+95% tinned copper braid, Flamarrest® jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Conductor Size: 20 AWG
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene PropyleneTeflon®0.133 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.196 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft3.2 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.1 pF/ft
Shielding: Foil + Braid(s)
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 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 MHz0.29 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz0.62 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.7 dB/100ft
7 MHz0.82 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.05 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.25 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.2 dB/100ft
143 MHz3.25 dB/100ft
180 MHz3.65 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.55 dB/100ft
360 MHz5.25 dB/100ft
540 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
720 MHz7.3 dB/100ft
750 MHz7.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz9.4 dB/100ft
1500 MHz11.3 dB/100ft
2250 MHz14.4 dB/100ft
3000 MHz17.2 dB/100ft
4500 MHz21.8 dB/100ft
6000 MHz25.9 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.21 ns/ft84 %
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: No
Bulk Cable Weight: 29 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 68 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 59/U Type
RG / Series 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): 2005-04-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: No
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 1505A
Variants
Item #ColorFootnote
1506A 0101000BlackC
1506A 010500BlackC Z
1506A 0061000Blue, LightC Z
1506A 0011000BrownC Z
1506A 0081000GrayZ
1506A N3U1000Green, MilC Z
1506A 8771000NaturalC
1506A 877500NaturalC Z
1506A 0031000OrangeZ
1506A 0021000RedC Z
1506A 0071000VioletC Z
1506A 0041000YellowZ
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Footnote: Z - FINAL PUT-UP MAY VARY (= OR -) 10% FOR SPOOLS OR REELS AND (+ OR -) 5% FOR UNREEL CARTONS FROM LENGTH SHOWN.
Date: 2005-04-01
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