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8424 - Microphone Cable, Star Quad, 4 C #20 Str TC, Rayon & 85% TC Braid, Cotton Serve, EPDM Jkt, Flexible

Microphone Cable, Star Quad, 4 Conductor 20 AWG (26 x 34) Tinned Copper (High conductivity), EPDM Insulation, Rayon® Braid, 85% Tinned Copper Braid Shield, Cotton Serve, EPDM Jacket

Product Overview

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

Construction Details

ElementNo. of ElementsSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)420 AWG26x34TC - Tinned Copper (High Conductivity)
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer0.023 in (0.58 mm)0.083 in (2.1 mm)Black, White, Red, Green
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidTinned Copper (TC)85%
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
Cotton ServeEPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer0.036 in (0.91 mm)0.294 in (7.47 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.294 in (7.47 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Conductor(s)10.2 Ohm/1000ft47 pF/ft (150 pF/m)52 Ohm52%3.2 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Voltage Rating
600 V

Mechanical Characteristics

-50°C to +90°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.9 in (74 mm)2.9 in (74 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 87 lbs (39 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 61 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor
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)

Product Notes

Notes: Quad connection scheme: The black and red wires (or wires directly opposite one another) are connected together to form one conductor, and similarly the white and green wires (or remaining wires) are connected together to form the second conductor. Outer Shield Separator Material: Cotton Wrap


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.465 Revision Date: 01-20-2023

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPCFootnote
8424 010100BlackReel100 ft612825206606
8424 010250BlackReel250 ft612825206620C
8424 010500BlackReel500 ft612825206583C
8424 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825206804
8424 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825206613C
Date: 2004-01-01
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