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9708 - Speaker Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG, High Conductivity, Siamese

Speaker Cable, 18 AWG stranded (16x30) ETP high-conductivity copper conductors, PVC insulation, parallel: (1) tinned, (1) bare.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Speaker Cable

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
1816x30TC - Tinned Copper (High Conductivity)1
1816x30BC - Bare Copper1
Conductor Count: 2
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.032 in
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.11 x 0.22 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
6.48 Ohm/1000ft
Nominal Inductance
0.22 µH/ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
4.2 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temperature Range: -20°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 19 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 50 lbs
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in


CPR Euroclass: Eca

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

IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2


Plenum (Y/N): No

Related Part Numbers

Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
9708 368500Clear, TransparentReel500 ft612825257134
9708 368U500Clear, TransparentUnReel500 ft612825257172
9708 3681000Clear, TransparentReel1,000 ft612825257165
9708 368U1000Clear, TransparentUnReel1,000 ft612825257141
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.322 Revision Date: 04-08-2022
Date: 2004-01-01
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