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7896A - DeviceBus® for ODVA DeviceNet™, (1 pr) 16 AWG (19x29) TC & (1 pr) 18 AWG (19x30) TC, PVC-NYL/FRPP/PVC, IS/OS, TC-ER

7896A-DeviceBus® for ODVA DeviceNet&

One 16 AWG pair stranded (19x29) tinned copper conductor and one 18 AWG pair stranded (19x30) tinned copper conductors, PVC/Nylon insulation (power), F-R Polypropylene insulation (data), individual foil shield (100% coverage) plus an overall tinned copper braid shield (65% coverage), oil- and UV-resistant PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
1619x29TC - Tinned Copper1
1819x30TC - Tinned Copper1
Conductor Count: 4
Conductor Size: 16 AWG
ElementMaterialNominal Diameter
16PVC/Nylon - Polyvinyl Chloride/Nylon0.101 in
18FRPP - Flame Retardant Polypropylene0.182 in
Color Chart
1 (16 AWG)Red & Black
2 (18 AWG)Blue & White
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
TapeAluminum Foil-Polyester TapeBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper16
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire Construction n x D
BraidTC - Tinned Copper65 %19x29 mm
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.525 in0.06 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
16 AWG4.9 Ohm/1000ft1.8 Ohm/1000ft
18 AWG6.9 Ohm/1000ft
ElementNom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
18 AWG Pair Only
14.7 pF/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
120 Ohm
120 Ohm
Max. DelayMax. Delay DescriptionNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) Description
1.6 ns/ft18 AWG Pair Only18 AWG Pair Only
1.6 ns/ft64 %
High Freq
ElementFrequency [MHz]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
18 AWG Pair Only0.125 MHz120 Ohm
0.5 MHz
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
15 AWG8.0 Amps per conductor at 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
600 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -25°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Oil Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 135 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 190 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: TC-ER
CSA AWM Specification: AWM I/II A/B
Other Specification: ODVA Cable V

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): 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): 2005-10-13
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
CSA Flammability: FT1
UL voltage rating: 600 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorFootnote
7896A T5U1000Gray T5UC
7896A T5U2000Gray T5UC
7896A T5U500Gray T5UC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2005-10-13
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