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8178 - RS232/422 Low Cap, #24-18pr, FPO, Indiv.& O/A Foils+Braid, PVC Jkt, CM, 100Ω


Computer EIA RS-232/422, Digital Audio Cable, 24 AWG stranded (7x32) tinned copper conductors, Datalene® insulation, 18 twisted pairs individually Beldfoil® shielded + overall 100% Beldfoil® + tinned copper braid shield (65% coverage), drain wire, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RS-232 Extended Distance & RS-422 Applications; Computer Communications; Low Voltage Analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); Low Voltage Digital Control (24v, …); Digital Audio; Panel Wiring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Pair(s)247x32TC - Tinned Copper18
Conductor Count: 36
Insulation
ElementMaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Wall Thickness
Pair(s)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)Datalene®0.0185 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Black & Red
2Black & White
3Black & Green
4Black & Blue
5Black & Yellow
6Black & Brown
7Black & Orange
8Red & White
9Red & Green
10Red & Blue
11Red & Yellow
12Red & Brown
13Red & Orange
14Green & White
15Green & Blue
16Green & Yellow
17Green & Brown
18Green & Orange
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Pair(s)TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper24Stranded
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Alum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper65 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.696 in0.065 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Individual Pair Nominal Shield DCRNominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
18 Ohm/1000ft24 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
12.5 pF/ft22 pF/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
Delay
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 ns/100m78 %
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.0 Amp per conductor @ 25°C A
Voltage
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
CM300 V
UL AWM 2493300 V

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C (UL AWM 2493)
Operating Temp Range: -40°C to +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 214 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 364 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 7 in
Dimensions (WxHxD)
WidthHeight
8.58.465

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
UL AWM Style: 2493

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: UL1581 Vertical Tray
UL voltage rating: 300 V

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8178 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825195856
8178 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825195863
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: 0.260 Revision Date: 05-19-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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