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1816P - Audio Snake Cable, 6 Pair 22 AWG TC, Individually Shielded, Plenum

Audio Snake Cable, 6 Pair 22 AWG stranded (7x30) TC conductor, polyolefin insulation, individually shielded with bonded Beldfoil, numbered/color-coded Solef jackets, jackets and shields are bonded so both strip simultaneously, Plenum, overall fluorocopolymer jacket and nylon rip cord.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
Suitable Applications: Sports Stadium

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.03 in6
Conductor Count: 12
Total Number of Pairs: 6
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.049 in0.0095 in
Color Chart
1Gray #1
2Gray #2
3Gray #3
4Gray #4
5Gray #5
6Gray #6
7Red & Black
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeAluminum Foil-Polyester TapeBeldfoil®100 %Tinned Copper227x30
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVDF - Fluorocopolymer0.119 in0.009 in
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVDF0.387 in0.015 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Individual Pair Nominal Shield DCRNominal Conductor DCR
10.8 Ohm/1000ft14.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
31 pF/ft56 pF/ft
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
66 %
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.45 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +150°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 63 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 188 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP

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 Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2011-12-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
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

UL Flammability: UL910 Plenum
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 1816R
Item #ColorUPCLengthFootnote
1816P 0101000Black6128251235211,000 ftC
1816P 010500Black612825123538500 ftC
1816P 0105000Black6128253532015,000 ft
1816P 0105000Black6128253532015,000 ft
1816P 010500Black612825123538500 ftC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Pair jackets and shields are bonded so both strip simultaneously with automatic stripping equipment. Beldfoil« provides high reliability with ease of termination.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.289 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2011-12-01
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