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1816R - Audio Snake Cable, 6pr 22 AWG, TC, Indiv. Shielded, CMR

Audio Snake Cable, 6 pair 22 AWG tinned copper, polyolefin insulation, individually shielded with Beldfoil® bonded to numbered/color-coded PVC jackets so both strip simulteaneously, PVC jacket, CMR rated.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Riser
Suitable Applications: Analog audio

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.029 in6
Conductor Count: 12
Total Number of Pairs: 6
MaterialNominal Diameter
PO - Polyolefin0.05 in
Color Chart
PairsRed & Blk
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire DiameterDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x DDrainwire Position
TapeAluminum Foil-Polyester TapeBeldfoil®100 %Tinned Copper0.030 in227x30Under inner shield tape
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.133 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire DiameterDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x DDrainwire Position
TapeAluminum/PolyesterBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper0.048 in1819x30 mmUnder outer shield tape
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.462 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Individual Pair Nominal Shield DCRNominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
14.1 Ohm/1000ft14.8 Ohm/1000ft11.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
31 pF/ft56 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.18 µH/ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 120 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 131 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4.6 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CPR Euroclass: Eca

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): 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 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 - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

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


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 1816P

Part Number

Item #ColorUPCLengthFootnote
1816R 0101000Black6128251235451,000 ftC
1816R 010500Black612825123552500 ftC
1816R 0105000Black6128254381825,000 ft
1816R 0102000Black6128254382812,000 ft
1816R 0104000Black6128254382984,000 ft
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. Ripcord under overall jacket.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.304 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2004-01-01
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