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89901 - Transceiver 10BASE5, #20-4pr, FEP, Isolated Shields, CMP

IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Transceiver 10BASE5, 20 AWG stranded (7x28) tinned copper conductors, plenum, FEP insulation, twisted pairs, overall polyester isolation tape + Duofoil® + tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), drain wire, light gray fluorocopolymer (PVDF) jacket, plenum rated

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: 10Base5 Transceiver

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Data Pair(s)207x28TC - Tinned Copper3
Power Pair207x28TC - Tinned Copper1
Total Number of Pairs: 4
ElementMaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Data Pair(s)FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)0.076 in0.019 in
Power PairFEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.060 in0.011 in
Color Chart
1Gray & White (Data)
2Yellow & Orange (Data)
3Blue & Green (Data)
4Red & Black (Power)
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Data Pair(s)TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil® (Z-Fold®)100 %TC - Tinned Copper227x30
Power PairTapeAlum / Poly100 %
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire AWG
Tape1Alum / Poly / AlumDuofoil®100 %22
BraidTC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessSeparator Material
PVDF - Polyvinylidene Fluoride0.37 in0.016 inPolyester Tape

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10.5 Ohm/1000ft1.5 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
16.7 pF/ft29.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.2 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic ImpedanceNominal Characteristic Tolerance
78 Ohm± 5 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
10 MHz6 dB/100m
Max. Delay SkewNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 ns/100m1.3 ns/ft78 %
High Freq
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
6 dB/100m
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.8 Amps per conductor @ 25°C A
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 150°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +150°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 93 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 201 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.75 in


Customer Part Number Reference Spec: DEC Part No. 17-01319-00
NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
CPR Euroclass: Eca
IEEE Specification: 802.3 10Base5

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 - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262 Plenum Flame Test (UL910)
CSA Flammability: FT6
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 9901
Item #ColorUPC
89901 E4X1000Gray, Light Dec612825221401
89901 E4X500Gray, Light Dec612825221418
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.264 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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