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549945 - PTZ, RG-59 #20, #18-2c, CMG, Siamese

PTZ (CCTV + Power/Audio) Cable, Rated-CMG, 1-RG59 20 AWG solid bare copper with foam polyethylene, 95% bare copper braid, 1-18 AWG stranded bare copper pair with polypropylene insulation unshielded, 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)20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Pair1187x26BC - Bare Copper0.046 in2
Conductor Count: 3
ElementMaterialNominal Diameter
Coax(es)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.145 in
Pair1PP - Polypropylene0.059 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Color Chart
Coax CoreWhite
Pair1Black & Red
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialCoverage [%]
Coax(es)BraidBare Copper (BC)90%
Pair1No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.232 x 0.450 in
Table Notes: Coax OD = 0.232 in

Construction and Dimensions

OuterJacket1, Form: Siamese Construction

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
Coax(es)3.5 Ohm/1000ft3.5 Ohm/1000ft
ElementNom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
Coax16.3 pF/ft
Pair122.5 pF/ft
ElementNominal Characteristic Impedance
Coax75 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
ElementFrequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
Coax1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.65 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.9 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.9 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.6 dB/100ft
200 MHz3.6 dB/100ft
400 MHz5 dB/100ft
700 MHz7 dB/100ft
900 MHz8 dB/100ft
1000 MHz8.5 dB/100ft
ElementNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
Coax1.22 ns/ft83%
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp 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: 75 lbs


NEC Articles: Article 800
NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMG
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG
RG Type: 59/U Type

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 II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-01-01
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 UL Loading
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 649948

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
549945 010500BlackReel500 ft612825162742
549945 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825162735
549945 009500WhiteReel500 ft612825162728
549945 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825162711
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: 18 AWG pair is unshielded


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.394 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2005-01-01
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