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1694S3 - VideoFLEX® Snake, Banana Peel, RG6, #18-3 Coax, CMR

1694S3-VideoFLEX® Snake, Banana Peel

VideoFLEX® Digital Coax Snake Cable, Riser-CMR, 3-RG6 18 AWG, solid bare copper conductors, foam HDPE core, Duofoil® +95% tinned copper braid, individual PVC jackets, Banana Peel construction

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Riser
Suitable Applications: RGB, VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, UXGA, HDTV, LCD, Plasma, Digital Signage, Component Video, Video Mult, Animation, Special Effects, Suitable for use in Risers

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.04 in3
Conductor Count: 3
AWG Size: 18
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.18 in
Color Chart
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.274 in
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
Unjacketed0.59 in

Construction and Dimensions

Bonded Spline

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft6.4 Ohm/1000ft2.8 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)
5-450 MHz20 dB
450-520 MHz15 dB
520-1600 MHz20 dB
1600-450015 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
7 MHz0.61 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.71 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 MHz4.6 dB/100ft
720 MHz5.38 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.42 dB/100ft
1500 MHz7.99 dB/100ft
2000 MHz9.37 dB/100ft
2250 MHz10.01 dB/100ft
3000 MHz11.78 dB/100ft
4500 MHz14.92 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82 %
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -35°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 129 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 216 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 6 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
RG Type: RG-6/U Type
Series Type: Series 6

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): 2004-01-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): No
Suggested Connectors: AMP 221185-1 Dual Crimp Gold Pin BNC (75 Ohms); Amphenol 31-70000 Dual Crimp Gold Pin BNC (75 Ohms); Kings 2065-10-9 Dual Crimp Gold Pin (75 Ohms); Trompeter UPL220-20 Dual Crimp Gold Pin BNC (75 Ohm); ADC BNC-1694D Dual Crimp Gold Pin BNC (75 Ohm)
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2004-01-01