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5201FH - Security & Sound, 3 Conductor 16 AWG, TC, CMR

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, 3 Conductor 16 AWG stranded (19x29) tinned copper conductors with polyolefin insulation, Beldfoil® shield, PVC jacket with ripcord, Riser rated.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Intercom/PA Systems, Sound/Audio Systems

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
1619x29TC - Tinned Copper0.059 in3
Conductor Count: 3
MaterialNominal Diameter
PP - Polypropylene0.075 in
Color Chart
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire DiameterDrainwire AWG
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil®100%TC - Tinned Copper0.020 in24
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.199 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
4 Ohm/1000ft15.2 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
58 pF/ft104.5 pF/ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
6.25 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -5°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 36 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 89 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.00 in


NEC Articles: Article 800
NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG

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 RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01


Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

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


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 6201FH

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
5201FH 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825157779
5201FH 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft612825157816

Product Notes

Notes: Print legend includes sequential footage marks. Rip cord under jacket.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.41 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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