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7917A - Composite Data, Audio, Video, Security and Control

Siamese Composite, Cat 5 4 PR 24 AWG unshielded plus Series 6 Coax with Duobond® II Shield. Polyolefin Insulation on the pairs; Gas-injected FHDPE Insulation on the coax, Overall F-R PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
Suitable Applications: HDTV, DBS, CATV, CCTV, Multimedia, Voice, Video, Data, High Speed Internet, Networked Computing, Distributed Video, Distributed Audio, Security Monitoring, Energy Monitoring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of ConductorsNo. of PairsNo. of Coax
18 AWG Coax18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.04 in11
24 AWG Pairs24SolidBC - Bare Copper0.02 in4
Conductor Count: 9
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Conductor Size: 18 AWG
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Gas-injected FHDPE - Foam High Density Polyethylene0.178 in0.070 in
PO - Polyolefin0.035 in0.0073 in
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe and Blue3White/Green Stripe and Green
2White/Orange Stripe and Orange4White/Brown Stripe and Brown
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Bonded Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum57 %
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
F-R PVC - Flame Retardant Polyvinyl Chloride0.504 in0.0305 inYes
0.504 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCR
93.8 Ohm/km6.4 Ohm/1000ft6.4 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft
Max. Mutual CapacitanceNom. Capacitance Conductor to ShieldNom.Mutual Capacitance
17 pF/ft16.2 pF/ft15 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5-2250 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion LossNom. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 MHz0.5 dB/100ft15 dB
55 MHz1.4 dB/100ft
211 MHz2.6 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.1 dB/100ft
852 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6 dB/100ft
1450 MHz7.9 dB/100ft
1800 MHz8.4 dB/100ft
2250 MHz10.1 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft83 %
70 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
5 MHz0.67 dB/100ft62 dB100 +/- 15%
55 MHz1.6 dB/100ft53 dB100 +/- 15%
211 MHz2.87 dB/100ft48 dB100 +/- 15%
500 MHz4.48 dB/100ft47 dB100 +/- 15%
750 MHz5.59 dB/100ft44 dB100 +/- 15%
862 MHz5.98 dB/100ft42 dB100 +/- 15%
1000 MHz6.54 dB/100ft41 dB100 +/- 15%
1450 MHz8.3 dB/100ft39 dB100 +/- 15%
1800 MHz9.3 dB/100ft35 dB100 +/- 15%
2250 MHz10.6 dB/100ft32 dB100 +/- 15%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: 5-2250 MHz

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 45.2 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 92 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801, Category 5
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2, Category 5
Series Type: Series 6
Other Specification: NEMA WC-63.1, Category 5
Other Standards: ISO/IEC 11801, Category 5; ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2, Category 5

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-03-18
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1581 Vertical Tray
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorUPCLengthFootnote
7917A 3371000Green, Light6128250014301,000 ftC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Overall jacket sequentially marked.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.170 Revision Date: 07-11-2019
Date: 2005-03-18
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