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1694WB - Serial Digital Coax, RG6, #18 Solid BC, Foil + 95% TC braid, Waterblocked

1694WB-Serial Digital Coax, RG6, #1

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, RG6 18 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam HDPE core, Duofoil®+95% tinned copper braid, waterblocking grease, PE jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Water Exposure
Suitable Applications: SMPTE 424M 3 Gb/s HD-SDI 1080p

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
AWG Size: 18
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.18 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Note: Outer Shield Flooding Grease
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.274 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield 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 MHz - 1600 MHz23 dB
1600 MHz - 4500 MHz21 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
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82 %
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -55°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 36 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 69 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in


RG Type: RG-6/U Type
Series Type: 6/U

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: No
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 - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: No
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

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)
Item #ColorFootnote
1694WB 0101000BLACK
1694WB 0102500BLACKC
1694WB 0105000BLACKC
1694WB 0061000BLUE, LIGHT
1694WB 0062500BLUE, LIGHTC
1694WB 0065000BLUE, LIGHTC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Flooding grease between jacket and braid. Print legend includes sequential footage marks.
Date: 2004-01-01
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