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9641 - IEEE-488, #26-6pr+10c, #24-1c, SR-PVC, O/A Foil+Braid, PVC Jkt, CMG

Computer EIA RS-488 Cable, 26 AWG stranded (7x34) and 24 AWG stranded (7x32) tinned copper conductors, semi-rigid PVC insulation, overall Beldfoil® (100% Coverage) + Tinned copper braid shield (90% Coverage), drain wire, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: IEEE 488 interface; computer communications; low voltage analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); low voltage digital control (24v, …); line level audio; panel wiring

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of ConductorsNo. of Pairs
267x34TC - Tinned Copper6
26TC - Tinned Copper10
24TC - Tinned Copper1
Conductor Count: 23
SR-PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride (Semi-Rigid)
Color Chart
1 26AWG PairBlue & White/Gray
2 26AWG PairPurple & White/Black/Brown
3 26AWG PairGray & White/Black/Red
4 26AWG PairWhite & White/Black/Orange
5 26AWG PairWhite/Black & White/Black/Yellow
6 26AWG PairWhite/Brown & White/Black/Green
7 26AWG ConductorBrown
8 26AWG ConductorRed
9 26AWG ConductorOrange
10 26AWG ConductorYellow
11 26AWG ConductorLt. Green
12 26AWG ConductorWhite/Orange
13 26AWG ConductorWhite/Yellow
14 26AWG ConductorWhite/Green
15 26AWG ConductorWhite/Blue
16 26AWG ConductorWhite/Purple
17 24AWG ConductorWhite/Black/Blue
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%TC - Tinned Copper267x34
BraidTinned Copper (TC)90%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterSeparator Material
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.35 inPolyester Tape

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
ElementNominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
24 AWG23.3 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft
37.3 Ohm/1000ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
0.6 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC (26 AWG)
1.1 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC (24 AWG)
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2464)

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C (UL AWM Style 2464)
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 71 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 140 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.5 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMG
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG
UL AWM Style Compliance: 2464 (300 V 80°C)
CSA AWM Compliance: AWM I A
IEEE Compliance: 488

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): 2005-10-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2464)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
9641 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825256861
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.303 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2005-10-01
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