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8470 - Speaker Cable, 2 Conductor 16 AWG TC, Unshielded, CM

2 Conductor 16 AWG stranded (19x29) ETP high-conductivity tinned copper conductors, PVC insulation, cabled, CM rated.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Speaker Cable

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)1619x29High Conductivity Tinned Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
ElementMaterialNominal Diameter
Conductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.105 in
Outer Shield Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
Nominal Diameter
0.21 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
4.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nominal Inductance
0.19 µH/ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
7.1 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1007)

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C (UL AWM Style 1007)
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 24 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 94 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.25 in


UL AWM Style: UL Style 1007 (300 V 80°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): 2005-04-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: VW-1
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1007)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8470 063500Black and White PairReel500 ft612825208495
8470 0631000Black and White PairReel1,000 ft612825208518
8470 063U1000Black and White PairUnReel1,000 ft612825213840
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.262 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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