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7915R - DBS Cable, RG6 18 AWG, BC, CMR


RG-6 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® (100% coverage) + aluminum braid shield (77% coverage), PVC jacket, CMR rated.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: 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)77%
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 ImpedanceNominal Characteristic Tolerance
75 Ohm± 3 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5-1000 MHz20 dB
1000-2250 MHz15 dB
2250-3000 MHz10 dB
Delay
Nominal Delay
1.22 ns/ft
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.6 dB/100ft
211 MHz3.05 dB/100ft
250 MHz3.30 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.37 dB/100ft
300 MHz3.55 dB/100ft
330 MHz3.74 dB/100ft
350 MHz3.85 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.15 dB/100ft
450 MHz4.40 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.66 dB/100ft
550 MHz4.90 dB/100ft
600 MHz5.10 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.65 dB/100ft
870 MHz6.11 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.55 dB/100ft
Screening
Frequency [MHz]Shield Effectiveness
5 MHz
50 MHz125 dB
50 MHz
1000 MHz
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 31 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 59 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Compliance: CATVR, CMR
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMR
RG Type: 6/U Type
Series Type: 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Riser
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 RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2006-10-13
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Riser
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
7915R 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825191025
7915R 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825191063
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Print legend includes sequential footage marks. Outer shield tape bonded to jacket.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.213 Revision Date: 08-25-2020
Date: 2006-10-13
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