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8428 - Microphone Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG, TC


18 AWG stranded (41x34) High-conductivity TC conductors, EPDM rubber insulation, rayon braid, TC braid shield (85% coverage), cotton wrap, CPE jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
1841x34High Conductivity Tinned Copper0.047 in2
Conductor Count: 2
Insulation
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer0.1 in0.0235 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White
2Black
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidRayon
BraidTC - Tinned Copper85 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessSeparator Material
CPE - Chlorinated Polyethylene0.29 in0.030 inCotton Serve

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCR
6.8 Ohm/1000ft6.8 Ohm/1000ft2.7 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
35 pF/ft60 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.19 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
50 Ohm
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
5.2 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
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: 54 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 138 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 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

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8428 010100BlackReel100 ft612825206880
8428 010500BlackReel500 ft612825206866
8428 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825206989
8428 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825206897
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.306 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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