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1694A - Serial Digital Coax, RG6 Type, #18 Solid BC, Duofoil® + 95% TC braid, CMR

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Riser-CMR, RG6 Type, 18 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam HDPE core, Duobond® +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
18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.18 in
Insulation, Table Note: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Alum / Poly / AlumDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95.0 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.274 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft2.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.106 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 MHz0.24 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz0.44 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.52 dB/100ft
6 MHz0.57 dB/100ft
7 MHz0.61 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.71 dB/100ft
12 MHz0.78 dB/100ft
25 MHz1.08 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz1.65 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz1.69 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz1.86 dB/100ft
100 MHz1.95 dB/100ft
135 MHz2.24 dB/100ft
143 MHz2.3 dB/100ft
180 MHz2.57 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.17 dB/100ft
360 MHz3.69 dB/100ft
540 MHz4.5 dB/100ft
720 MHz5.3 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.4 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.3 dB/100ft
1500 MHz7.8 dB/100ft
2000 MHz9.2 dB/100ft
2250 MHz9.8 dB/100ft
3000 MHz11.5 dB/100ft
4500 MHz14.5 dB/100ft
6000 MHz17.7 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82 %
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: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 41 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 69 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 6/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): 2004-01-01
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: 1695A

Part Number

Related Parts: 1694ABHD1, 1694ABHD3, 1694ABHDL
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EAN
1694A.00152BlackReel152 m8719605003317
1694A.00305BlackReel305 m8719605003324
1694A 010500BlackReel500 ft612825358169
1694A 010Z500BlackReelTuff Box500 ft612825434726
1694A.00500BlackReel500 m8719605003331
1694A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825358190
1694A 010N1000BlackReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1694A 010Z1000BlackReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434702
1694A.001000BlackReel1,000 m8719605003294
1694A.001372BlackReel1,372 m8719605003300
1694A 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825358183
1694A 01010000BlackReel10,000 ft612825435631
1694A.05305BlueReel305 m8719605003447
1694A.051372BlueReel1,372 m8719605003430
1694A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825358220
1694A 006Z1000Blue, LightReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434597
1694A 0065000Blue, LightReel5,000 ft612825356189
1694A 00610000Blue, LightReel10,000 ft612825440352
1694A 0011000BrownReel1,000 ft612825358268
1694A 0015000BrownReel5,000 ft612825356240
1694A 00110000BrownReel10,000 ft612825440369
1694A.09500CreamReel500 m8719605003546
1694A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825356165
1694A 0085000GrayReel5,000 ft612825356158
1694A 00810000GrayReel10,000 ft612825435617
1694A.08305Gray, SlateReel305 m8719605003539
1694A.081372Gray, SlateReel1,372 m8719605003522
1694A.06152GreenReel152 m8719605003478
1694A.06305GreenReel305 m8719605003485
1694A.061219GreenReel1,219 m8719605003454
1694A.061372GreenReel1,372 m8719605003461
1694A.064000GreenReel4,000 m8719605003492
1694A N3U1000Green, MilReel1,000 ft612825358275
1694A N3UN1000Green, MilReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1694A N3U5000Green, MilReel5,000 ft612825356257
1694A N3U10000Green, MilReel10,000 ft612825435648
1694A.03305OrangeReel305 m8719605003409
1694A 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825358251
1694A 003Z1000OrangeReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434535
1694A.031372OrangeReel1,372 m8719605003393
1694A 00310000OrangeReel10,000 ft612825435655
1694A.01305RedReel305 m8719605003355
1694A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825358244
1694A 002Z1000RedReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434443
1694A.011372RedReel1,372 m8719605003348
1694A 0025000RedReel5,000 ft612825356264
1694A 00210000RedReel10,000 ft612825440376
1694A.02305VioletReel305 m8719605003386
1694A 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825358213
1694A 007N1000VioletReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft612825366966
1694A 007Z1000VioletReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434665
1694A.021000VioletReel1,000 m8719605003362
1694A.021372VioletReel1,372 m8719605003379
1694A 0075000VioletReel5,000 ft612825356172
1694A 00710000VioletReel10,000 ft612825435303
1694A.07305WhiteReel305 m8719605003515
1694A 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825358206
1694A 009N1000WhiteReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1694A 009Z1000WhiteReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434672
1694A.071372WhiteReel1,372 m8719605003508
1694A 00910000WhiteReel10,000 ft612825435624
1694A.04305YellowReel305 m8719605003423
1694A 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825358237
1694A 004N1000YellowReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft
1694A 004Z1000YellowReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434542
1694A.041372YellowReel1,372 m8719605003416
1694A 00410000YellowReel10,000 ft612825440383
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.338 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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