Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

9842 - RS485, 2 Pr #24 Str TC, PE Ins, OS+TC Brd, PVC Jkt, CM

RS-485, 2 Pair 24AWG (7x32) Tinned Copper, PE Insulation, Overall Beldfoil®+Tinned Copper Braid(90%) Shield, PVC Outer Jacket, CM

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RS-485, POS; Computer communications; Low Voltage Analog Signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); Low Voltage Digital Control (24v, …); Line Level Audio; Panel Wiring; serial communication (RS-485 standard) comprising of PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, motors, RTU, SCADA, etc. within noisy environments over long distance, etc.

Construction Details

ElementNo. of ElementsSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)224 AWG7x32TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Pair(s)PE - Polyethylene0.022 in (0.56 mm)0.068 in (1.7 mm)White/Blue Stripe & Blue/White Stripe, White/Orange Stripe & Orange/White Stripe
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
BraidTinned Copper (TC)90%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.035 in (0.89 mm)0.340 in (8.64 mm)
Table Notes: Jacket OD +/- 0.025
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.340 in (8.64 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Nom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Pair(s)24 Ohm/1000ft12.8 pF/ft (42.0 pF/m)23 pF/ft120 Ohm66%2.1 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Nom. Outer Shield DCR: 2.2 Ohm/1000ft (7.2 Ohm/km)
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
ElementFrequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
Pair(s)10.6 dB/100ft
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM), 30 V (UL AWM 2919)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
80°C-30°C to +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
3.5 in (89 mm)3.5 in (89 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 87 lbs (39 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 49 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1685 UL Loading, IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca; CPR UKCA Class: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CM
AWM Compliance: AWM 2919
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CM
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)
UK Regulation Compliance: UKCA Mark
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): DMX-512
Plenum Number: 82842, 89842
Non-Plenum Number: 9841ZH


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.606 Revision Date: 12-22-2023

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC/EANFootnote
9842.0030ChromeReel30 m8719605023001
9842 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825259510
9842.009999ChromeReel151 m8719605023032
9842.00152ChromeReel152 m8719605022981
9842.00305ChromeReel305 m8719605023018
9842 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825259541C
9842.00500ChromeReel500 m8719605023025
9842 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825259527C
9842.001000ChromeReel1,000 m8719605022974
9842.001525ChromeReel1,525 m8719605022998
9842 0605000ChromeReel5,000 ft612825259558
9842 06010000ChromeReel10,000 ft612825259534
Date: 2004-01-01
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