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7897A - DeviceBus® for ODVA DeviceNet™, (1 pr) 15 AWG (19x28) TC & (1 pr) 18 AWG (19x30) TC, PVC-NYL/FEP/PVC, IS/OS, TC-ER

7897A-DeviceBus® for ODVA DeviceNet&

One 15 AWG pair stranded (19x28) tinned copper conductors and one 18 AWG pair stranded (19x30) tinned copper conductors, PVC/Nylon insulation (power), FEP 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
1519x28TC - Tinned Copper1
1819x30TC - Tinned Copper1
Conductor Count: 4
Total Number of Pairs: 2
Conductor Size: 15 AWG
15PVC/Nylon - Polyvinyl Chloride/Nylon
18FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene
Color Chart
15 AWG PairRed & Black
18 AWG PairBlue & White
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialCoverage [%]
Tape15 AWG PairAluminum Foil-Polyester Tape100 %
Tape18 AWG PairAluminum Foil-Polyester Tape100 %
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
BraidTC - Tinned Copper65 %TC - Tinned Copper1819x30 mm
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.46 in0.06 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
15 AWG3.6 Ohm/1000ft1.8 Ohm/1000ft
18 AWG6.9 Ohm/1000ft
ElementNom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
18 AWG Pair Only12 pF/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
120 Ohm
Max. DelayMax. Delay DescriptionNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) Description
1.36 ns/ft18 AWG Pair Only75 %18 AWG Pair Only
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 @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
600 V RMS (NEC Type TC)

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 75°C
UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°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: 4.4 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: TC-ER
Other Standards: ODVA Class 1 Thick

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-04-01
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
UL voltage rating: 600 V RMS (NEC Type TC)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorFootnote
7897A T5U1000Gray T5UC
7897A T5U2000Gray T5UC
7897A T5U500Gray T5UC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2004-04-01
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