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1696A - Digital Audio Cable, 1 Pr #22, Str TC, Foil + Braid, PVC Jkt

Digital Audio Cable, 1 Pair 22 AWG (7 x 30) Tinned Copper, Datalene® Insulation, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, 90% Tinned Copper Braid Shield, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Digital audio, Interconnect between audio equipment such as microphones, speakers, amplifiers, mixing consoles

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)122 AWG7x30TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor CodeNotes
Pair(s)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.027 in (0.69 mm)0.082 in (2.1 mm)Blue & WhiteHDPE
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
BraidTinned Copper (TC)90%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.025 in (0.64 mm)0.235 in (5.97 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.235 in (5.97 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Nom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Pair(s)17.8 Ohm/1000ft (58.4 Ohm/km)13 pF/ft (43 pF/m)26 pF/ft (85 pF/m)110 Ohm76%3.8 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

-30°C to +60°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.4 in (61 mm)2.4 in (61 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 16.5 lbs (7.48 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 31 lbs/1000ft (46 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): AES/EBU

Product Notes

Notes: Cabling has two rod fillers for improved electrical performance.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.320 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1696A B59250Black, MatteReel250 ft612825121329
1696A B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825121336
1696A B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825121312
1696A B59U1000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825121305
Date: 2004-01-01
TB65: Digital Studio Cable Guide
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