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7915A - DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BC, Tri Shield, CM


18 AWG solid .040" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® aluminum braid shield (77% coverage), PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: HDTV, DBS, Broadband CATV, Cable Modem

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.18 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Aluminum77%
Tape3Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Duofoil®100%
Table Notes: Tape has shorting fold and is bonded to jacket
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.275 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft4.6 Ohm/1000ft4.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5-1000 MHz20 dB
1000-2250 MHz15 dB
2250-3000 MHz10 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
5 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.4 dB/100ft
211 MHz2.6 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.1 dB/100ft
862 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6 dB/100ft
1450 MHz7.8 dB/100ft
1800 MHz8.6 dB/100ft
2250 MHz9.8 dB/100ft
3000 MHz11.3 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft83%
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.6 dB/100ft
211 MHz3.05 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.66 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.65 dB/100ft
862 MHz6.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.55 dB/100ft
1450 MHz8 dB/100ft
1800 MHz8.8 dB/100ft
2250 MHz10 dB/100ft
3000 MHz11.9 dB/100ft
Screening
Frequency [MHz]Shield Effectiveness
5 MHz
50 MHz125 dB
50 MHz
1000 MHz
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
350 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 32 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 91 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Compliance: CATV, CM
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CM
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 6/U Type
Series Type: 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
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): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 350 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
7915A 010500BlackReel500 ft612825190974
7915A 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825191032
7915A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825191018
7915A 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825190998
7915A 010N1000BlackReel w/Small Barrel1,000 ft612825190981
7915A 009500WhiteReel500 ft612825190936
7915A 009U500WhiteUnReel500 ft612825191001
7915A 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825190967
7915A 009U1000WhiteUnReel1,000 ft612825190943
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.325 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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