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1856A - Video Triax, RG59, #20 Solid, Belflex jacket

1856A-Video Triax, RG59, #20 Solid,

20 AWG solid .032" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam HDPE insulation, bare copper braid shields (95% coverage), Belflex jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Conductor Size: 20 AWG
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.145 in
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.216 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
PVC Blend - Polyvinyl Chloride BlendBelflex®0.36 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Inner Shield DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10.1 Ohm/1000ft2.5 Ohm/1000ft1.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Shielding: Braid(s)
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5 - 850 MHz21 dB
850 - 3000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.0 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.2 dB/100ft
360 MHz4.8 dB/100ft
540 MHz5.9 dB/100ft
720 MHz6.9 dB/100ft
750 MHz7.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz8.8 dB/100ft
1500 MHz12.0 dB/100ft
2250 MHz16.4 dB/100ft
3000 MHz20.4 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.22 ns/ft83 %
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -35°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes - Black only
Bulk Cable Weight: 76 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 124 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.75 in

Standards

RG Type: 59/U Type
RG / Series Type: 59/U Type

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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
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

Suitability - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black for permanent outdoor installations; all colors suitable for outdoor field deployable use
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorFootnote
1856A B591000Black, MatteC
1856A B594000Black, Matte
1856A B594000Black, Matte
1856A 0061000Blue, LightC
1856A 0051000Green, DarkC
1856A 0021000RedC
1856A 0041000YellowC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2004-01-01
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