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539945 - PTZ, RG-6 #18, #18-2c, CMG, Siamese

PTZ (CCTV + Power/Audio) Cable, Rated-CMG, 1-RG6 18 AWG solid bare copper with foam polyethylene 90% bare copper braid, 1-18 AWG stranded bare copper pair with polypropylene insulation, Siamese with PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Surveillance, CCTV Camera, PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom)

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of ConductorsNo. of Coax
Coax(es)18SolidBC - Bare Copper1
Pair1187x26BC - Bare Copper0.046 in2
Conductor Count: 3
ElementMaterialNominal Diameter
Coax(es)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.180 in
Pair1PP - Polypropylene0.059 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Color Chart
Coax CoreWhite
Pair1Black & Red
Inner Shield
ElementTypeMaterialCoverage [%]
Coax(es)BraidBare Copper (BC)95%
Pair1No Shield
Outer Jacket
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.267 in x 0.485 in

Construction and Dimensions

OuterJacket1, Nominal Width: 0.0236 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCR
Coax(es)6.4 Ohm/1000ft6.4 Ohm/1000ft3.1 Ohm/1000ft
Pair16.4 Ohm/1000ft
ElementNom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
Coax(es)16.3 pF/ft
ElementNominal Characteristic Impedance
Coax(es)75 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.2 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.45 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.64 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.46 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
200 MHz3 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.3 dB/100ft
700 MHz5.8 dB/100ft
900 MHz6.7 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.1 dB/100ft
ElementMax. Delay SkewNominal Delay
Coax(es)83 ns/100m1.22 ns/ft
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
Coax(es)5 Amps per Conductor

Temperature Range

Installation Temperature Range: 0°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temperature Range: -30°C To 75°C
Separation Temp Range: 0°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 50 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 89 lbs


NEC Articles: Article 800
NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMG
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG
RG Type: 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


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
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL Flammability: UL1685 FT4 Loading
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 639948

Related Part Numbers

Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
539945 010500BlackReel500 ft612825161882
539945 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825161875
539945 009500WhiteReel500 ft612825161868
539945 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825161851
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: 18 AWG pair is unshielded


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.447 Revision Date: 05-11-2022
Date: 2005-04-01
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