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8408 - Microphone Cable, 2 Conductor 16 AWG, TC


16 AWG stranded (65x34) high-conductivity tinned copper conductors, EPDM rubber insulation, rayon braid, tinned copper braid shield (85% coverage), cotton wrap, CSPE - Chlorosulphonated Polyethylene heavy-duty jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
1665x34TC - Tinned Copper0.059 in2
Conductor Count: 2
Insulation
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer0.133 in0.037 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Black
2White
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidRayon
BraidTinned Copper (TC)85%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessSeparator Material
CSPE - Chlorosulphonated Polyethylene0.38 in0.040 inCotton Serve

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCR
4 Ohm/1000ft4 Ohm/1000ft2.4 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
30 pF/ft55 pF/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
59 Ohm
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
5.6 Amps per conductor @ 25°C (10°C Rise)
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
600 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 93 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 150 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4 in

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/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

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8408 001500BrownReel500 ft612825355274
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.282 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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