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8786 - Audio, Control and Instrumentation, 4 Conductor 24 AWG, Shielded; 2 Conductor 22 AWG Unshielded, CM

4 Conductor 24 AWG stranded (7x32) and 2 Conductor 22 AWG stranded (7x30) TC conductors, PVC insulation, (4) conductors cabled, 22 AWG stranded TC drain wire, CM PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: low voltage analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); low voltage digital control (24v, …); line level audio; computer communication; panel wiring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
247x32TC - Tinned Copper0.024 in4
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.03 in2
Conductor Count: 6
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.015 in
Color Chart
1Blue Quad
Color Chart 2
Black, Green, Red, Yellow
Blue Beldfoil®
Blue, White
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Over QuadTapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil® (Z-Fold®)100%227x30
100%TC - Tinned Copper
Outer Shield Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.236 in0.028 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Inner Shield DCR
24 AWG23.9 Ohm/1000ft11.9 Ohm/1000ft
22 AWG15 Ohm/1000ft
24 AWG Quad
Nom. Capacitance Between Conductors in Quad
20 pF/ft
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC (24 AWG)
2 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC (22 AWG)
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: 2/c 21 AWG equivalent DCR when connected to a 3-pin XLR

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 90°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +90°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 30 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 40.2 lbs
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in


NEC Articles: Article 800
NEC/(UL) Compliance: CM
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CM

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 2): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
8786 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825216377
8786 060U500ChromeUnReel500 ft612825216407
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Inner Beldfoil« shield over 24 AWG quads. (4) conductors cabled under 100% Beldfoil« shield; (2) conductors unshielded. Quad connection scheme: The black & red wires (or wires directly opposite one another) are connected together to form one conductor, and similarly the green & yellow wires (or remaining wires) are connected together to form the second conductor.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.349 Revision Date: 08-27-2021
Date: 2005-04-01
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