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8342 - RS232, Low Cap, #24-12.5pr, SR-PVC, O/A Foil+Braid, PVC Jkt, CMG


Computer EIA RS-232 Cable, 12-Pair, 24 AWG stranded (7x32) tinned copper conductors, semi-rigid PVC insulation, overall Beldfoil® (100% coverage) + tinned copper braid shield (65% coverage), PVC jacket.

Product Overview

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

Construction Details

Conductor
ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)1224 AWG7x32TC - Tinned Copper
Conductor(s)124 AWG7x32TC - Tinned Copper
Insulation
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Pair(s)SR-PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride (Semi-Rigid)0.0105 in (0.267 mm)0.044 in (1.1 mm)Western Electric Standard
Conductor(s)SR-PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride (Semi-Rigid)0.0105 in (0.267 mm)0.044 in (1.1 mm)Gray
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%
BraidTinned Copper (TC)65%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.040 in (1.0 mm)0.407 in (10.3 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.407 in (10.3 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Nom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Pair(s)28.8 Ohm/1000ft30 pF/ft (98 pF/m)50 pF/ft (160 pF/m)75 Ohm60%1.96 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
1.96 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMG), 300 V (UL AWM 2464)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
UL TemperatureOperating
80°C-30°C to +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
4.0 in (100 mm)4.0 in (100 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 137.5 lbs (62.37 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 100 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1685 FT4 Loading, FT4
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMG
AWM Compliance: AWM 2464, AWM I A
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): C(RU) AWM I, A 80C 300V

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.422 Revision Date: 06-30-2022

Part Numbers

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8342 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825204671
8342 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825204695
8342 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825204688
Date: 2005-10-01
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