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6400FE - Security & Sound, 2 Conductor 20 AWG BC, Shielded, Plenum

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, 2 Conductor 20 AWG stranded (7x28) bare copper conductors with Flamarrest® insulation, Beldfoil® shield, Plenum, Flamarrest® jacket with ripcord.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Intercom/PA Systems and Sound/Audio Systems.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)207x28BC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
ElementMaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Wall Thickness
Conductor(s)PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.009 in
Color Chart
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper22Solid
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.142 in0.015 inYes

Construction and Dimensions

6 twist/ft

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10.3 Ohm/1000ft16.7 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
56 pF/ft100.8 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.16 µH/ft
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
10C Temperature Rise3.75 Amps per conductor @ 25°C ambient
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 15.3 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 37.1 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in


NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
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 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 - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT6
UL Flammability: NFPA 262
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 5400FE
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
6400FE 006Z1000Blue, LightReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825423935
6400FE 008Z500GrayReelTuff Box500 ft
6400FE 008Z1000GrayReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825176572
6400FE 005Z1000GreenReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825423928
6400FE 877Z500NaturalReelTuff Box500 ft
6400FE 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825176589
6400FE 877U1000NaturalUnReel1,000 ft612825423959
6400FE 877Z1000NaturalReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825176619
6400FE 003Z1000OrangeReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825423904
6400FE 009U250WhiteUnReel250 ft612825423942
6400FE 009Z1000WhiteReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825176596
6400FE 004Z1000YellowReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825423911
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.285 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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