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179DT - Serial Digital Coax, Ultra-miniature, RG179 Type, 28.5 AWG Solid BC, Foil + TC Braid, CMR


Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Riser-CMR, Ultra-miniature, RG-179/U, 28.5 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam HDPE core, Duofoil, + 95% tinned copper braid, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Broadcast Mobil Trucks, Digital Video, Precision Video, Telecommunications

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
28.5SolidBC - Bare Copper0.012 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.056 in
Insulation, Table Note: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Alum / Poly / AlumDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.1 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
70.5 Ohm/1000ft8 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
17.4 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.106 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 MHz1.18 dB/100ft
5 MHz1.85 dB/100ft
6 MHz1.99 dB/100ft
7 MHz2.15 dB/100ft
10 MHz2.39 dB/100ft
12 MHz2.5 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz5.3 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz6 dB/100ft
100 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
135 MHz7.2 dB/100ft
143 MHz7.5 dB/100ft
180 MHz8.3 dB/100ft
270 MHz10.2 dB/100ft
360 MHz11.8 dB/100ft
540 MHz14.6 dB/100ft
720 MHz17 dB/100ft
750 MHz17.4 dB/100ft
1000 MHz20.2 dB/100ft
1500 MHz24.8 dB/100ft
2000 MHz28.9 dB/100ft
2250 MHz30.9 dB/100ft
3000 MHz35.9 dB/100ft
4500 MHz45 dB/100ft
6000 MHz58 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.29 ns/ft79.0 %
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 8 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 14 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 179/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Riser
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
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
179DT 010500BlackReel500 ft612825358558
179DT 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825358534
179DT 0108200BlackReel8,200 ft612825440390
179DT 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825358541
179DT 0011000BrownReel1,000 ft612825357032
179DT 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825356981
179DT N3U1000Green, MilReel1,000 ft612825357049
179DT 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825357018
179DT 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825357025
179DT 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825356998
179DT 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825356974
179DT 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825357001
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.261 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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