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9538 - RS232, #24-8c, SR-PVC, O/A Foil, PVC Jkt, CMG

Computer EIA RS-232 Cable, 24 AWG stranded (7x32) tinned copper conductors, semi-rigid PVC insulation, overall Beldfoil® shield (100% coverage), 24 AWG stranded tinned copper drain wire, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RS-232 Applications; Computer Communications; Low Voltage Analog Signals (4-20mA, 0-10V, ...); Low Voltage Digital Control (24V, …); Line Level Audio; Panel Wiring

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)824 AWG7x32TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessColor Code
Conductor(s)SR-PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride (Semi-Rigid)0.011 in (0.28 mm)Black, White, Red, Green, Brown, Blue, Orange, Yellow
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.032 in (0.81 mm)0.224 in (5.69 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.224 in (5.69 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Max. Current
Conductor(s)25 Ohm/1000ft (82 Ohm/km)33 pF/ft (110 pF/m)65 pF/ft (210 pF/m)1.5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMG), 300 V (UL AWM 2464)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
60°C (UL CMG);80°C (UL AWM 2464)-30°C to +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.7 in (69 mm)2.7 in (69 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 50 lbs (23 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 31 lbs/1000ft (46 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 FT4 Loading, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMG
AWM Compliance: AWM 2464
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.360 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EAN
9538.0030ChromeReel30 m8719605021953
9538 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825255345
9538.00U152ChromeUnReel152 m8719605021960
9538.01152ChromeReel152 m8719605021984
9538.00U305ChromeUnReel305 m8719605021977
9538.01305ChromeReel305 m8719605021991
9538 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825255369
9538 060U500ChromeUnReel500 ft612825255338
9538 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825255352
9538 060U1000ChromeUnReel1,000 ft612825255321
9538.011000ChromeReel1,000 m8719605186683
9538 0605000ChromeReel5,000 ft612825255376
Date: 2005-04-01
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