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7796A - VideoFLEX® Snake, RG59, #20-5 Coax, CMR


Digital Coax Snake Cable, Riser-CMR, 5-RG59 20 AWG, solid bare copper conductors, foam HDPE core, Duofoil® +95% tinned copper braid, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: SMPTE 2081-1 6 Gb/s UHDTV, SMPTE 424M 3 Gb/s HD-SDI 1080p, SDI/HDTV Digital Video, High Definition (HD), Standard Definition (SDI)

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in5
Conductor Count: 5
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.145 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Red
2Green
3Blue
4White
5Yellow
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Tinned Copper (TC)95%
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.233 in
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.79 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft10 Ohm/1000ft3.8 Ohm/1000ft3.8 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.107 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-1600 MHz23 dB
1600-4500 MHz21 dB
4500-6000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.9 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
135 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.8 dB/100ft
360 MHz4.4 dB/100ft
540 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
720 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
750 MHz6.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.6 dB/100ft
1500 MHz9.4 dB/100ft
2500 MHz12.4 dB/100ft
3000 MHz13.8 dB/100ft
4500 MHz18 dB/100ft
6000 MHz21.1 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.22 ns/ft83%
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -35°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 274 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 360 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 8 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 59/U Type
Series Type: 59

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
CSA Flammability: FT4
IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
7796A B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825355328
7796A B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825355335
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.296 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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