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9842LS - RS-485, 2PR #24 Str TC, PO ins, F/B, LSNH Jkt, 300V, SWA

RS-485, 2 Pair AWG 24 Tinned Copper - Stranded, Polyolefin (PO, PE, PP) insulation, Foil + Braid(s) shielding, LSZH / FRNC jacket , 300V, SWA

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RS-485 Instrumentation and computer cable; For EIA RS-485 data transmission applications

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
247x32TC - Tinned Copper2
Conductor Count: 4
Total Number of Pairs: 2
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- Tolerance
PE - Polyethylene1.73 mm0.05 mm
Color Chart
Pair 1White/Blue & Blue/White
Pair 2White/Orange & Orange/White
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil® (Z-Fold®)TC - Tinned CopperAWG24/7
BraidTC - Tinned Copper90 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialColorNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen flame retardantChrome (RAL 7037)8.65 mm1.1 mm
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen flame retardant13.1 mm1.35 mm

Construction and Dimensions

2 pairs and 2 fillers twisted to cable corePolypropylene (2x) (White, 2.87 mm)
Type of ArmorMaterialThickness of Armoring WiresCoverage Percentage
Steel Wire ArmoringGalvanized steel wire0.9 mmMin. 95 %

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
78.7 Ohm/km7.2 Ohm/km
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
42 pF/m75.5 pF/m
Frequency [MHz]Nominal Characteristic Impedance
1 MHz120 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz1.97 dB/100m
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
520 ns/ft66 %
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
Conductor2.1 A
Voltage Rating [V]
300 V

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -15°C To +80°C
Storage Temp Range: -45°C To +80°C
Operating Temp Range (Flexible Install): -15°C To +80°C
Operating Temp Range (Fixed Install): -45°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Oil Resistance: IEC 60811-404
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 196.5 mm


CPR Euroclass: Eca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50290-2-27

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor - Euroclass Eca
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-01-01


Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2 and IEC 60332-3-24
Amount of Halogen acc. to IEC 60754-1 & EN50267-1: Zero

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthEAN
9842LS.00152BlackReel152 m8719605023094
9842LS.00500BlackReel500 m8719605023124
9842LS.01500BlackReel500 m8719605023162
9842LS.001000BlackReel1,000 m8719605023056
9842LS.011000BlackReel1,000 m8719605023131
9842LS.001200BlackReel1,200 m8719605023063
9842LS.001280BlackReel1,280 m8719605023070
9842LS.001500BlackReel1,500 m8719605023087
9842LS.011500BlackReel1,500 m8719605023148
9842LS.002000BlackReel2,000 m8719605023100
9842LS.012000BlackReel2,000 m8719605023155
9842LS.002600BlackReel2,600 m8719605023117
9842LS.02500GreenReel500 m8719605023186
9842LS.03500GreenReel500 m8719605023193
9842LS.021000GreenReel1,000 m8719605023179


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.171 Revision Date: 05-26-2020
Date: 2005-01-01
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