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1695A - Serial Digital Coax, RG6, #18 Solid BC, Foil + 95% TC braid, CMP

1695A-Serial Digital Coax, RG6, #18

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Plenum-CMP, RG6 18 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
18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Conductor Size: 18 AWG
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene PropyleneTeflon®0.17 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
LS PVC - Low Smoke Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.229 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft2.8 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Shielding: Foil + Braid(s)
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.103 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 MHz0.24 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz0.45 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.55 dB/100ft
7 MHz0.65 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.75 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz1.74 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz1.78 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz1.94 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
135 MHz2.4 dB/100ft
143 MHz2.5 dB/100ft
180 MHz2.8 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.4 dB/100ft
360 MHz4.0 dB/100ft
540 MHz5.2 dB/100ft
720 MHz6.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz6.2 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.4 dB/100ft
1500 MHz9.5 dB/100ft
2000 MHz11.3 dB/100ft
2250 MHz12.2 dB/100ft
3000 MHz14.6 dB/100ft
4500 MHz18.6 dB/100ft
6000 MHz22.4 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.22 ns/ft83 %
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: 41 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 69 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 6/U Type
RG / Series Type: 6/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: 1694A
Variants
Item #ColorFootnote
1695A 0101000BlackC
1695A 010500BlackC
1695A 0105000BlackC
1695A 0061000Blue, LightC
1695A 006500Blue, Light
1695A 006500Blue, Light
1695A 0011000BrownC
1695A 0081000GrayC
1695A N3U1000Green, MilC
1695A 8771000NaturalC
1695A 877500NaturalZ
1695A 0031000OrangeC
1695A 0021000RedC
1695A 0071000VioletC
1695A 0075000Violet
1695A 0075000Violet
1695A 0041000YellowC
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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