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8281 - Precision Video Coax, RG59, 20 AWG Solid BC, Double 98% Braid


Precision Video Coax, 20 AWG solid .031" bare copper conductor, polyethylene insulation, tinned copper/bare copper double braid shield (95% coverage), polyethylene jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Analog Video

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.031 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.198 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialCoverage [%]
Braid1TC - Tinned Copper95%
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.305 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
9.9 Ohm/1000ft1.1 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
21 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.131 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5 MHz - 216 MHz27 dB
216 MHz - 850 MHz23 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
135 MHz3 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.3 dB/100ft
360 MHz5.1 dB/100ft
540 MHz6.3 dB/100ft
720 MHz7.4 dB/100ft
750 MHz7.6 dB/100ft
1000 MHz9.2 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66%
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
2900 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temp Range: -55°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 69 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 168 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in

Standards

RG Type: 59/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Aerial
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: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 88281

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8281 010500BlackReel500 ft612825358626
8281 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825358091
8281 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825355809
8281 006500Blue, LightReel500 ft612825355816
8281 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825355724
8281 005500Green, DarkReel500 ft612825355823
8281 0051000Green, DarkReel1,000 ft612825355830
8281 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825355861
8281 002500RedReel500 ft612825355878
8281 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825355885
8281 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825358725
8281 004500YellowReel500 ft612825355847
8281 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825355854
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Z - FINAL PUT-UP MAY VARY (= OR -) 10% FOR SPOOLS OR REELS AND (+ OR -) 5% FOR UNREEL CARTONS FROM LENGTH SHOWN.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.275 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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