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9880 - Thicknet 10BASE5, #12 BC, FPO, Duobond IV, PVC Jkt, CM

IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Thicknet 10BASE5, DEC p/n 17-00451-00, 12 AWG solid .086" bare copper conductor, foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond IV® quad shield (100% coverage), PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Thick Ethernet

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
12SolidBC - Bare Copper0.086 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.243 in
Outer Shield
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Tinned Copper (TC)94%
Tape3Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid4Tinned Copper (TC)90%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.405 in
0.25 in
Weight: 0.25 lbs

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
1.42 Ohm/1000ft1.52 Ohm/1000ft1.52 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
26 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.065 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic ImpedanceNominal Characteristic Tolerance
50 Ohm± 2 Ohm
Max. Delay SkewNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 ns/100m1.3 ns/ft78%
High Frequency
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
1 MHz0.19 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.37 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.52 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.2 dB/100ft
100 MHz1.7 dB/100ft
200 MHz2.55 dB/100ft
400 MHz3.9 dB/100ft
700 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
900 MHz6.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.9 dB/100ft
1500 MHz8.5 dB/100ft
2000 MHz10.1 dB/100ft
2500 MHz11.5 dB/100ft
3000 MHz13 dB/100ft
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
UL AWM 147830 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: UL AWM 1478: 30 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temperature Range: -40°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 122 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 255 lbs
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4.25 in


Customer Reference Document: DEC Part No. 17-00451-00
NEC/(UL) Compliance: CL2, CM
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CM
UL AWM Style Compliance: AWM 1478 (30 V 60°C)
CPR Euroclass: Eca
IEEE Compliance: 802.3 10Base5

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 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

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 89880

Related Part Numbers

Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
9880 004500YellowReel500 ft612825259961
9880 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825259947
9880 0041640YellowReel1,640 ft612825259954
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Ringband stripes every 2.5 meters to aid users in tap placement.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.346 Revision Date: 04-08-2022
Date: 2004-01-01
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