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5300FE - Security & Sound, 2 Conductor 18 AWG, BC, CMR

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, Riser-CMR, 2-18 AWG stranded bare copper conductors with polypropylene insulation, Beldfoil® shield and PVC jacket with ripcord

Product Overview

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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)187x26BC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
ElementMaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Conductor(s)PP - Polypropylene0.062 in0.008 in
Color Chart
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper247x32
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.162 in0.017 inYes

Construction and Dimensions

6.9 twist/ft

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
6.5 Ohm/1000ft16.25 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
53 pF/ft95.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.145 µH/ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
Per conductor @ 25°C: 5 A
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 18 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 57.5 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.75 in


NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Riser
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/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: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: No
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 6300FH

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EAN
5300FE 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825158981
5300FE 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825423362
5300FE 010Z1000BlackReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825159025
5300FE 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825350323
5300FE.00152ChromeReel152 m8719605008145
5300FE.00305ChromeReel305 m8719605008152
5300FE 008500GrayReel500 ft612825336754
5300FE 008U500GrayUnReel500 ft612825423348
5300FE 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825158974
5300FE 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft612825158950
5300FE 008Z1000GrayReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825350330
5300FE 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825350309
5300FE 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825423331
5300FE 002Z1000RedReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825350293
5300FE 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825158967
5300FE 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825423355
5300FE 009Z1000WhiteReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825158998
5300FE 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825350316
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.308 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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