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8404 - Star Quad Microphone Cable, 4 Conductor 20 AWG TC


Star quad Microphone Cable, 4 Conductor 20 AWG stranded (19x32) high-conductivity tinned copper conductors, polyethylene insulation, rayon braid, tinned copper braid shield (85% coverage), PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)2019x32High Conductivity Tinned Copper0.037 in4
Conductor Count: 4
Insulation
ElementMaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Conductor(s)PE - Polyethylene0.069 in0.016 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Clear
2Black
3Red
4Green
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidRayon
BraidTC - Tinned Copper85%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessSeparator Material
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.252 in0.032 inCotton Serve

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10.2 Ohm/1000ft3.23 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Between Conductors in QuadNom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
49 pF/ft23 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.2 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
45 Ohm
Delay
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
66%
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
Per conductor @ 25°C: 3.1 A
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
UL AWM Style 2094: 300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: 2/c 17 AWG equivalent DCR when connected to a 3-pin XLR.
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: 49 pf/ft conductor to conductor capacitance when connected as a quad

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C (UL AWM Style 2094)
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 46 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 100 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in

Standards

UL AWM Style: UL Style 2094 (300 V 60°C)

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
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 2015/863/EU: 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

Suitability

Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: VW-1
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2094)

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8404 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825206187
8404 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825206163
8404 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825206194
8404 060U1000ChromeUnReel1,000 ft612825206200
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Overall cabling separator material: Rayon braid. Quad connection scheme: The two blue wires (or wires directly opposite one another) are connected together to form one conductor, and similarly the two white wires (or remaining wires) are connected together to form the second conductor.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.288 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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