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89705 - RS232/422 Low Cap, #24-5pr, FFEP, Indiv. Foil, PVDF Jkt, CMP, 100Ω

Computer EIA RS-232/422, Digital Audio Cable, 5-Pair, 24 AWG stranded (7x32) tinned copper conductor, foam FEP insulation, individually shielded pairs with Beldfoil® (100% coverage), 24 AWG stranded tinned copper drain wire, overall fluorocopolymer jacket, plenum rated

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: extreme high temperature environments; RS-232 extended distance applications; RS-422 applications; computer communication; low voltage analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); low voltage digital control (24v, …); digital audio; panel wiring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
Pair(s)247x32TC - Tinned Copper0.024 in5
Conductor Count: 10
ElementMaterialNominal Wall Thickness
Pair(s)FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)0.019 in
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue/White Stripe
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange/White Stripe
3White/Green Stripe & Green/White Stripe
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown/White Stripe
5White/Gray Stripe & Gray/White Stripe
Color Chart 2
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Pair(s)TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper24Stranded
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVDF - Polyvinylidene Fluoride0.327 in0.014 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Individual Pair Nominal Shield DCRNominal Conductor DCR
14.4 Ohm/1000ft24 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
13.5 pF/ft22.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.24 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
0.384 MHz0.74 dB/100ft
0.7056 MHz0.87 dB/100ft
0.768 MHz0.89 dB/100ft
1.024 MHz0.95 dB/100ft
1.4112 MHz1.03 dB/100ft
1.536 MHz1.06 dB/100ft
2.048 MHz1.17 dB/100ft
2.8224 MHz1.37 dB/100ft
3.072 MHz1.44 dB/100ft
4.096 MHz1.67 dB/100ft
5.6448 MHz1.89 dB/100ft
6.144 MHz1.96 dB/100ft
8.192 MHz2.26 dB/100ft
11.2896 MHz2.59 dB/100ft
12.288 MHz2.71 dB/100ft
24.576 MHz3.73 dB/100ft
Max. Delay SkewNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
76 ns/100m1.3 ns/ft76 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]
0.384 MHz
0.7056 MHz
0.768 MHz
1.024 MHz
1.4112 MHz
1.536 MHz
2.048 MHz
2.8224 MHz
3.072 MHz
4.096 MHz
5.6448 MHz
6.144 MHz
8.192 MHz
11.2896 MHz
12.288 MHz
24.576 MHz
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.0 Amps per conductor @ 25°C ambient
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
CMP300 V

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 150°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C to +150°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 53 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 165 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.5 in


NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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 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: NFPA 262 Plenum Flame Test (UL910)
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Item #ColorUPC
89705 0081000Gray612825221098
89705 008500Gray612825221104
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.257 Revision Date: 05-27-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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