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4855RX5 - 12 GHz 5 Coax, 4K UHD Precision Video Cable, Mini RG-59, 75 Ohm, 23 AWG Solid, CMR

12 GHz, 4K UHD Precision Video Cable, Mini RG-59, 75 Ohm 5 Coax 23 AWG solid 0.023" silver-plated copper conductor, gas-injected foamed high-density polyethylene insulation, Duofoil® bonded to the core + tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), PVC inner and outer jackets

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 in5
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.102 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Tinned Copper (TC)95%
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.159 in
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.539 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
19.7 Ohm/1000ft3.9 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.107 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 MHz MHz0.39 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz MHz0.78 dB/100ft
5 MHz MHz0.92 dB/100ft
6 MHz MHz1 dB/100ft
7 MHz MHz1.08 dB/100ft
10 MHz MHz1.2 dB/100ft
12 MHz MHz1.3 dB/100ft
25 MHz MHz1.8 dB/100ft
55 MHz MHz2.6 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz MHz2.83 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz MHz2.93 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz MHz3.22 dB/100ft
100 MHz MHz3.39 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.84 dB/100ft
143 MHz4.00 dB/100ft
180 MHz4.41 dB/100ft
270 MHz5.44 dB/100ft
360 MHz6.34 dB/100ft
540 MHz7.85 dB/100ft
720 MHz9.09 dB/100ft
750 MHz9.28 dB/100ft
1000 MHz10.8 dB/100ft
1500 MHz13.2 dB/100ft
2000 MHz15.3 dB/100ft
2250 MHz16.3 dB/100ft
3000 MHz19.0 dB/100ft
4500 MHz23.6 dB/100ft
6000 MHz27.7 dB/100ft
12000 MHz41.2 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: Percent test

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C to +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 135 lbs
Max. Pull Tension: 165 lbs
Min Bend Radius (Overall): 5.4 in
Min Bend Radius (Each Coax): 1.6 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG
RG Type: Mini 59
Series Type: Mini 59/U

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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV); EU Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE); EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR); EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU REACH SVHC Compliance (yyyy-mm-dd): 2019-06-01


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

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLength
4855RX5 B59CUTBlackReel
4855RX5 B591000BlackReel1,000 ft

Product Notes

Notes: Print legend includes sequential footage marks.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.51 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
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