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2505PTZ - PTZ, RG-59 #20, #18-1pr, #16-2c, Shielded, CM, Siamese

PTZ (CCTV + Control + Power) Cable, Rated-CM, 1-RG59 20 AWG solid bare copper with foam polyolefin, 95% bare copper braid, 1-18 AWG stranded bare copper pair with PVC insulation and Beldfoil® shield, 2-16 AWG stranded bare copper conductors with PVC insulation, Siamese with PVC jacket, Aluminum interlocking armor

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of ConductorsNo. of PairsNo. of Coax
Coax20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in11
Shielded Pair187x26BC - Bare Copper1
Power conductors1619x29BC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 5
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.145 in
PP - Polypropylene0.008 in
PP - Polypropylene0.008 in
Color Chart
Coax coreNatural
Shielded pairRed and Black
Power conductorsRed and Black
Coax jacketBlack
Shielded ppair jacketBlue
Power jacketWhite
Color Chart 4
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
BraidBC - Bare Copper93.0 %247x32
TapeAluminum Foil-Polyester TapeBeldfoil® with shorting fold100.0 %
Outer Shield Material
Drainwire Construction n x D
7x28 mm
Outer Shield Table Note: Polyester
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.165 in
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.496 in

Construction and Dimensions

Type of ArmorMaterialDiameter over Armoring
InterlockedAluminum0.633 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCR
Coax10 Ohm/1000ft10 Ohm/1000ft3.5 Ohm/1000ft
Shielded pair6.5 Ohm/1000ft4.2 Ohm/1000ft
Power Conductors4.2 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to ShieldNom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
53 pF/ft95.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
0.145 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.65 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.9 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.9 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.6 dB/100ft
200 MHz3.6 dB/100ft
400 MHz5 dB/100ft
700 MHz7 dB/100ft
900 MHz8 dB/100ft
1000 MHz8.5 dB/100ft
Max. Delay SkewNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
83 ns/100m1.22 ns/ft83 %
Max. Recommended Current [A]
5 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Per conductor @ 25°C: 5 A
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -10°C To +75°C
Separation Temp Range: 0°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 142 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 210 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 9.5 in


NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMG
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
RG Type: 59/U Type
Other Standards: Coax: RG 59/U

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
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2007-06-08
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 Vertical Tray Flame Test
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorUPCFootnote
2505PTZ 0001000Black612825132042C
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: RG59 CCTV + 2C 18 AWG Shld + 2 C 16 AWG CMR. Individually jacketed and color coded components, cabled with an overall aluminum interlocked armor.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.258 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2007-06-08
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