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6500FE - Security & Sound, 2 Conductor 22 AWG, BC, CMP

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, Plenum-CMP, 2-22 AWG stranded bare copper conductors with Flamarrest® insulation, Beldfoil® shield and Flamarrest® jacket with ripcord

Product Overview

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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)227x30BC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
ElementMaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Conductor(s)PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.048 in0.0095 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
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.13 in0.015 inYes

Construction and Dimensions

4.8 twist/ft

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
16.4 Ohm/1000ft15.3 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
55 pF/ft99 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.17 µH/ft
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
10C Temperature Rise2.8 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: 12.0 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 24 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in


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

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 - 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: FT6
UL Flammability: NFPA 262
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 5500FH
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
6500FE 010U250BlackUnReel250 ft612825177302
6500FE 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825423171
6500FE 010Z500BlackReelTuff Box500 ft
6500FE 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825177296
6500FE 010Z1000BlackReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825177357
6500FE 008U1000GrayUnReel1,000 ft612825423997
6500FE 008Z1000GrayReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825177265
6500FE 877U250NaturalUnReel250 ft612825177340
6500FE 877500NaturalReel500 ft612825177319
6500FE 877C500NaturalCoil500 ft612825177326
6500FE 877U500NaturalUnReel500 ft612825423973
6500FE 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825177364
6500FE 877U1000NaturalUnReel1,000 ft612825177333
6500FE 877Z1000NaturalReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825177371
6500FE 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825350705
6500FE 003U1000OrangeUnReel1,000 ft612825423980
6500FE 003Z1000OrangeReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825416586
6500FE 009U250WhiteUnReel250 ft612825423164
6500FE 009U1000WhiteUnReel1,000 ft612825177272
6500FE 009Z1000WhiteReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825177289
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.301 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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