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4855P - 12 GHz Coax, 4K UHD Precision Video Coax, Mini RG-59 Type, 75 Ohm, 23 AWG Solid, CMP

12 GHz, 4K UHD Precision Video Coax, 75 Ohm Mini RG-59 Type 23 AWG solid silver plated copper conductor, foam FEP core, Duofoil® bonded to core+95% tinned copper braid, CMP, Flamarrest® jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: SMPTE 2082-1 12 Gb/s UHDTV, SMPTE 2081-1 6 Gb/s UHDTV, SMPTE 424M 3 Gb/s HD-SDI 1080P

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
23SolidSC - Silvered Copper0.023 in1
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)0.102 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Tinned Copper (TC)95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.159 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
20.1 Ohm/1000ft3.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.6 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.3 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5 MHz - 1600 MHz23 dB
1600 MHz - 4500 MHz21 dB
4500 MHz - 12000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.39 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz0.78 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.91 dB/100ft
6 MHz1.00 dB/100ft
7 MHz1.07 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.26 dB/100ft
12 MHz1.37 dB/100ft
25 MHz1.91 dB/100ft
55 MHz2.72 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz2.99 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz3.06 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz3.38 dB/100ft
100 MHz3.58 dB/100ft
135 MHz4.13 dB/100ft
143 MHz4.25 dB/100ft
180 MHz4.75 dB/100ft
270 MHz5.86 dB/100ft
360 MHz6.85 dB/100ft
540 MHz8.58 dB/100ft
720 MHz10.11 dB/100ft
750 MHz10.34 dB/100ft
1000 MHz12.17 dB/100ft
1500 MHz15.25 dB/100ft
2000 MHz17.94 dB/100ft
2250 MHz19.17 dB/100ft
3000 MHz22.65 dB/100ft
4500 MHz28.71 dB/100ft
6000 MHz33.96 dB/100ft
12000 MHz50.95 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.27 ns/ft80%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: No
Bulk Cable Weight: 18 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 40 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMP
RG Type: Mini 59

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): 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): 2018-03-26


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: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 4855R
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
4855P 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825419785
4855P 0061000BlueReel1,000 ft612825419761
4855P 0051000GreenReel1,000 ft612825419754
4855P 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825419747
4855P 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825419730
4855P 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825419778


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.84 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2018-03-26
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