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8138 - RS232/485 Low Cap, #28-8pr, FPE, O/A Foil+Braid, PVC Jkt, CL2, 120Ω


Computer EIA RS-232/485 Cable, 8-Pair, 28 AWG stranded (7x36) tinned copper conductors, Datalene® insulation, overall Beldfoil® (100% coverage) + tinned copper braid shield (65% coverage), 28 AWG stranded tinned copper drain wire, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RS-232 extended distance applications; RS-485 applications; computer communications; low voltage analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); low voltage digital control (24v, …); line level audio; panel wiring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Pair(s)287x36TC - Tinned Copper8
Conductor Count: 16
Insulation
ElementMaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Wall Thickness
Pair(s)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)Datalene®0.0145 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue/White Stripe
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange/White Stripe
3White/Green Stripe & Green/White Stripe
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown/White Stripe
5White/Gray Stripe & Gray/White Stripe
6Red/Blue Stripe & Blue/Red Stripe
7Red/Orange Stripe & Orange/Red Stripe
8Red/Green Stripe & Green/Red Stripe
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Tape1Alum / PolyBeldfoil® (Z-Fold®)100 %TC - Tinned Copper287x36
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper65 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.330 in0.039 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
65 Ohm/1000ft3.7 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
11 pF/ft20 pF/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
120 Ohm
Delay
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 ns/100m78 %
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
0.7 Amps per conductor @ 25°C ambient
Voltage
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
UL AWM 291930 V

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C (UL AWM 2919)
Operating Temp Range: -30°C to +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 47 lbs/1000ft
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.5 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CL2
UL AWM Style: 2919
CPR Euroclass: Eca

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 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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 30 V

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8138 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825195405
8138 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825195429
8138 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825195412
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Datalene® insulation features include low dielectric constant and a dissipation factor for high-speed, low-distortion data handling. Physical properties include good crush resistance and light weight.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.258 Revision Date: 05-27-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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