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734C12 - DS3/DS4 Central Office Coax, 12 x RG-59, 20 AWG Solid SC, Foil + 85% TC Braids, PVC Inner & Outer Jkts, CMR

DS3/DS4 Central Office Coax, 12 Coaxes, RG-59, 20 AWG Solid Silvered 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
SizeStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
20 AWGSolid0.032 inSC - Silvered Copper
MaterialNom. Insulation Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.148 in (3.76 mm)
Inner Shield
LayerShield TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage
1TapeTri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
2BraidTinned Copper (TC)85%
Inner Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.235 in (5.97 mm)
Table Notes: Each jacket gray and numbered
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride1.07 in (27.2 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Return Loss (RL)
FrequencyMin. Return Loss
5 - 150 MHz32 dB
FrequencyMax. Attenuation
1 MHz0.28 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.59 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
22.5 MHz1.18 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.82 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.6 dB/100ft
150 MHz3.22 dB/100ft
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Inner Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. Characteristic ImpedanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
10 Ohm/1000ft (33 Ohm/km)2.4 Ohm/1000ft (7.9 Ohm/km)16.8 pF/ft (55.1 pF/m)75 Ohm80%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR, CMG)

Mechanical Characteristics

-20°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
10.7 in
Max. Pull Tension: 485 lbs (220 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 451 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
NEC / UL Compliance: CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), REACH, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), 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: 0.197 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
734C12 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825184263
734C12 0082000GrayReel2,000 ft612825184270
734C12 0083000GrayReel3,000 ft612825184287
Date: 2007-04-09
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