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2178A - Mini Bundled 16 Coax, 23 AWG BC, Shielded, CMR

Bundled Miniature, 23 AWG solid .023” bare copper conductors, solid copper, gas-injected foam HDPE insulation, Duofoil® + tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), overall PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
Suitable Applications: SMPTE 2081-1 6 Gb/s UHDTV, SMPTE 424M 3 Gb/s HD-SDI 1080p, SDI/HDTV Digital Video, High Definition (HD), Standard Definition (SDI)

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
23SolidBC - Bare Copper0.023 in16
Conductor Count: 16
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.102 in
Color Chart
1Brown #1
2Red #2
3Orange #3
4Green #4
5Yellow #5
6Blue #6
7Violet #7
8Gray #8
9White #9
10Black #10
11Tan #11
12Pink #12
13Gray #13
14Gray #14
15Gray #15
16Gray #16
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.159 in
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.917 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
20.1 Ohm/1000ft20.1 Ohm/1000ft7.6 Ohm/1000ft7.6 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.106 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5-1600 MHz23 dB
1600-4500 MHz21 dB
4500-6000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.4 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.2 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz3.1 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.8 dB/100ft
270 MHz5.4 dB/100ft
360 MHz6.2 dB/100ft
540 MHz7.7 dB/100ft
720 MHz9.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz9.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz10.5 dB/100ft
1500 MHz13 dB/100ft
2500 MHz16.9 dB/100ft
3000 MHz18.5 dB/100ft
4500 MHz24.6 dB/100ft
6000 MHz28.97 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft83 %
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -35°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 388 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 576 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 9.25 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
RG Type: Mini RG-59/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/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: Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): No
Suggested Connectors: Kings 2065-11-9 75 Ohm BNC, each coax
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

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