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8408 - Microphone Cable, 2 Conductor 16 AWG, TC, CPE Jkt

Microphone Cable, 2 Conductor 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.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Ruggedized, deployable microphone for studio or live performance; Balanced analog audio

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)21665x34TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer0.037 in (0.94 mm)0.133 in (3.38 mm)Black, White
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidTinned Copper (TC)85%
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
Cotton ServeCSPE - Chlorosulphonated Polyethylene0.040 in (1.0 mm)0.38 in (9.7 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Nom. Characteristic ImpedenceMax. Current
Conductor(s)4 Ohm/1000ft30 pF/ft (98 pF/m)55 pF/ft (180 pF/m)59 Ohm5.6 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC (10°C Temperature Rise)
Voltage Rating
600 V

Mechanical Characteristics

-30°C To +60°C
Max. Pull Tension: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 93 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: VW-1
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.463 Revision Date: 01-20-2023

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8408 001500BrownReel500 ft612825355274
Date: 2004-01-01
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