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734A12 - DS3/DS4 Central Office Coax, 12 x RG-59, 20 AWG Solid BC, Foil + 85% TC Braids, PVC Inner & Outer Jkts, CMR

DS3/DS4 Central Office Coax, 12 Coaxes, RG-59, 20 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductor, PE Insulation, Foil + 85% Tinned Copper Braid Shields, PVC Inner and Outer Jackets, CMR

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Central office wiring, DS3/DS4 interconnect, 734/735 telecommunications systems, switchboard communications

Construction Details

RG Type: 59
AWGStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
20Solid0.032 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.148 in
Inner Shield Material
LayerInner Shield TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage
1TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil®100%
2BraidTinned Copper (TC)85%
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.235 in
Table Notes: Each jacket gray and numbered
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride1.026 in

Electrical Characteristics

Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Return Loss [dB]
15 - 95 MHz30 dB
FrequencyMax. Attentuation [dB/100ft]
5 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
22.5 MHz1.3 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.8 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.8 dB/100ft
200 MHz4.0 dB/100ft
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Inner Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. ImpedenceNom. Velocity
10 Ohm/1000ft2.4 Ohm/1000ft16.8 pF/ft75 Ohm80%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR, CMG)

Mechanical Characteristics

-30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
1.0 in
Bulk Cable Weight: 436 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 485 lbs

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL1666 Vertical Shaft, FT4
NEC / UL Compliance: CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): Telcordia Specification GR-139-CORE


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.319 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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