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7900A - DeviceBus®, 2 Pr #16+18 Str TC, PVC-NYL+PO Ins, PVC Jkt, 600V TC-ER

DeviceBus® for ODVA DeviceNet™, 2 Pair 16+18AWG (19x29+19x30) Tinned Copper, PVC-NYL+PO Insulation, PVC Outer Jacket, 600V TC-ER

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: harsh environment, ODVA device-level communication, used with CIP (common Industrial Protocol) for control, configuration, and data collection between devices, such as sensors and actuators, and higher level devices such as PLC, and PC in industrial automation, bus topology, etc.

Construction Details

Pair(s)16 AWG19x29TC - Tinned Copper
Conductor(s)18 AWG19x30TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. Insulation DiameterColor CodeNotes
Conductor(s)PVC/Nylon - Polyvinyl Chloride + Nylon0.101 in (2.57 mm)Red & Black, Blue & White
Conductor1PP - Polypropylene0.098 in (2.5 mm)Flame Retardant
Inner Shield
Data Pair(s)
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
Polyester TapePVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.075 in (1.9 mm)0.43 in (11 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
4.9 Ohm/1000ft100 Ohm4.8 Amps per Conductor
6.9 Ohm/1000ft (23 Ohm/km)14.7 pF/ft (48.2 pF/m)120 Ohm64%
High Frequency
ElementFrequency [MHz]
18 AWG Pair Only0.125
UL Voltage Rating
600 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-20°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
4.3 in (110 mm)4.3 in (110 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 160 lbs (73 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 100 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 UL Loading
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 336, TC-ER
AWM Compliance: AWM I/II A/B
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), 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): ODVA Cable IV

Product Notes

Notes: Drop. Meter marks on jacket to aid users in installation. ODVA DeviceNet is an Open DeviceNet Vendor Association, Inc. trademark.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.496 Revision Date: 04-30-2024

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPCFootnote
7900A T5U500Gray T5UReel500 ft612825190912C
7900A T5U1000Gray T5UReel1,000 ft612825190905C
Date: 2005-10-13
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