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


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

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: rs-232 extended distance applications; rs-423 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
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
287x36TC - Tinned Copper8
Conductor Count: 16
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Wall Thickness
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)Datalene®0.015 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue & Blue/White
2White/Orange & Orange/White
3White/Green & Green/White
4White/Brown & Brown/White
5White/Gray & Gray/White
6Red/Blue & Blue/Red
7Red/Orange & Orange/Red
8Red/Green & Green/Red
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil® (Z-Fold®)100%TC - Tinned Copper287x36
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.31 in0.04 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
65 Ohm/1000ft17.7 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 Skew
78 ns/100m
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
0.7 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
UL AWM Style 291930 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2919)
CL2150 V RMS (CL2)

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 37 lbs/1000ft
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.25 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Compliance: CL2
UL AWM Style Compliance: 2919 (30 V 80°C)

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
UL voltage rating: 30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2919)

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorUPC
8138FO 0601000Chrome612825195436
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: 0.259 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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