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1800F - Audio Cable, 1 Pair 24 AWG BC, CL2R

Digital Audio Cable, 1 Pair 24 AWG stranded (42x40) bare copper pair with Datalene® insulation, fillers, + 95% tinned copper braid, drain, Riser, flexible PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
Pair(s)2442x40BC - Bare Copper0.024 in1
Conductor Count: 2
ElementMaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
Pair(s)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)Datalene®0.058 in
Color Chart
1Red & Black
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
French BraidTC - Tinned Copper95 %BC - Bare Copper26Stranded
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.211 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
23.7 Ohm/1000ft6.42 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
12 pF/ft26 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.18 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
110 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Nom. Insertion Loss
0.46 dB/100ft
0.67 dB/100ft
0.7 dB/100ft
0.83 dB/100ft
1.04 dB/100ft
1.09 dB/100ft
1.3 dB/100ft
1.66 dB/100ft
1.75 dB/100ft
2.23 dB/100ft
2.89 dB/100ft
3.07 dB/100ft
3.71 dB/100ft
4.53 dB/100ft
4.78 dB/100ft
7.11 dB/100ft
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
76 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]
0.384 MHz
0.706 MHz
0.768 MHz
1.024 MHz
1.411 MHz
1.536 MHz
2.048 MHz
2.822 MHz
3.072 MHz
4.096 MHz
5.645 MHz
6.144 MHz
8.192 MHz
11.29 MHz
12.288 MHz
24.576 MHz
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.75 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes - Black only
Bulk Cable Weight: 24 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 41.5 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.25 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CL2R
Other Specification: AES/EBU Digital Audio

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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Riser
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1800F B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825122845
1800F B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825122838
1800F B59U1000Black, MatteUnReel1,000 ft612825122821
1800F B5910000Black, MatteReel10,000 ft612825429944
1800F G7XU1000Blue, MatteUnReel1,000 ft612825122876
1800F U90U1000Gray, MatteUnReel1,000 ft612825122890
1800F G7WU1000Green, MatteUnReel1,000 ft612825122869
1800F G7VU1000Red, MatteUnReel1,000 ft612825122852
1800F Z4BU1000Violet Z4BUnReel1,000 ft612825122906
1800F G8MU1000Yellow, MatteUnReel1,000 ft612825122883
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Datalene« insulation features include low dielectric constant and a dissipation factor for high-speed, low-distortion data handling. Physical properties include good crush resistance and light weight.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.304 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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