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1801BD - Audio Snake Cable, 2 Pair 24 AWG, TC, Individually Shielded, CMP

Digital Audio Snake Cable, Plenum-CMP, 2-24 AWG tinned copper pairs, foam FEP insulation, Flamarrest® jacket, Parallel construction

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Recording Studio, Radio Broadcast, Sports Stadium, Nurse Call

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
247x32TC - Tinned Copper0.024 in2
Conductor Count: 4
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)Teflon®0.066 in
Color Chart
1Red & Black
2White & Blue
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameDrainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil®TC - Tinned Copper24
Outer Shield Material
MaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%TC - Tinned Copper247x32
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.165 x 0.345 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
23.7 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
0.82 dB/100ft
1.01 dB/100ft
1.02 dB/100ft
1.08 dB/100ft
1.15 dB/100ft
1.16 dB/100ft
1.23 dB/100ft
1.34 dB/100ft
1.38 dB/100ft
1.58 dB/100ft
1.79 dB/100ft
1.85 dB/100ft
2.05 dB/100ft
2.34 dB/100ft
2.43 dB/100ft
3.33 dB/100ft
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]
0.384 MHz
0.7056 MHz
0.768 MHz
1.024 MHz
1.4112 MHz
1.536 MHz
2.048 MHz
2.8224 MHz
3.072 MHz
4.096 MHz
5.6448 MHz
6.144 MHz
8.192 MHz
11.2896 MHz
12.288 MHz
24.576 MHz
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.9 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: No
Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 33 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.75 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMP
Other Compliance: AES/EBU

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
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
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1801BD 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825122982
1801BD Z4B1000Violet Z4BReel1,000 ft612825122975

Product Notes

Notes: Teflon« is a registered trademark of Chemours and is used under license by Belden, Inc.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.287 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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