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5501UE - Security & Sound, 3 Conductor 22 AWG BC, Riser

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, 3 Conductor 22 AWG stranded (7x30) bare copper conductors with polyolefin insulation, Riser, PVC jacket with ripcord.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Security Systems, Intercom/PA Systems, Sound/Audio Systems, Power Limited Controls, Single Line Telephone

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)322 AWG7x30BC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)PP - Polypropylene0.008 in (0.20 mm)0.045 in (1.1 mm)Black, Red, White
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.13 inYes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.13 in

Electrical Characteristics

Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondMax. Current
16.2 Ohm/1000ft17 pF/ft (56 pF/m)2.8 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
1.3 in (33 mm)1.3 in
Max. Pull Tension: 27.3 lbs (12.4 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 11 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1666 Riser, FT4
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Plenum Number: 6501UE


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.356 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EAN
5501UE.00U305ChromeReel305 m8719605008664
5501UE 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825163244
5501UE 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft612825425878
5501UE 008Z1000GrayReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825163268
Date: 2005-04-01
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