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1794A - Serial Digital Coax, RG7 Type, #16 Solid BC, Foil + 95% TC braid, CMR

1794A-Serial Digital Coax, RG7 Type, &#x

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Riser-CMR, 16 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam HDPE core, Beldfoil, +95% tinned copper braid, Duofoil, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Aerial
Suitable Applications: SMPTE 2081-1 6 Gb/s UHDTV, SMPTE 424M 3 Gb/s HD-SDI 1080p

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
16SolidBC - Bare Copper0.051 in1
Conductor Count: 1
AWG Size: 16
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.225 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Tape3Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilBeldfoil® with shorting fold100 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.32 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
4.0 Ohm/1000ft1.9 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.1 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.091 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 MHz0.17 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz0.30 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.35 dB/100ft
6 MHz0.38 dB/100ft
7 MHz0.40 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.48 dB/100ft
12 MHz0.52 dB/100ft
25 MHz0.74 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.08 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz1.20 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz1.24 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz1.37 dB/100ft
100 MHz1.46 dB/100ft
135 MHz1.70 dB/100ft
143 MHz1.75 dB/100ft
180 MHz1.97 dB/100ft
270 MHz2.43 dB/100ft
360 MHz2.83 dB/100ft
540 MHz3.60 dB/100ft
720 MHz4.20 dB/100ft
750 MHz4.30 dB/100ft
1000 MHz5.00 dB/100ft
1500 MHz6.20 dB/100ft
2000 MHz7.40 dB/100ft
2250 MHz7.80 dB/100ft
3000 MHz9.20 dB/100ft
4500 MHz11.70 dB/100ft
6000 MHz13.77 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.21 ns/ft84 %
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: TDR Impedance: 75 +/- 3 Ohms
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 59 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 111 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.25 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: RG-7/U Type
Series Type: Series 7

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 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 - Aerial: Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
CSA Flammability: FT4

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
1794A 0101000BLACKC
1794A 010N1000BLACK
1794A 010N1000BLACK
1794A 0061000BLUE, LIGHTC
1794A 0011000BROWNC
1794A 0081000GRAYC
1794A N3U1000GREEN, MILC
1794A 0031000ORANGEC
1794A 0021000REDC
1794A 0071000VIOLETC
1794A 0091000WHITEC
1794A 0041000YELLOWC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Also availible in multi-coax bundled version. See 2177A. Print legend includes sequential footage marks.
Date: 2004-01-01
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