Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG BC, CMR

Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG solid bare copper conductors with polyolefin insulation, CMR rating, PVC jacket with ripcord.
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Ballast Wiring and Connection, Addressable Fire Systems, Data Circuits, Monitor/Detection, Control Circuits, Initiating Circuits, Notification Circuits

Construction Details
Element No. of Elements Size Stranding Material
Pair(s) 1 18 AWG Solid BC - Bare Copper
Element Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
Pair(s) PP - Polypropylene 0.007 in (0.18 mm) 0.0545 in (1.38 mm) Purple & Gray
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter Ripcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.017 in (0.43 mm) 0.143 in Yes

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.143 in

Electrical Characteristics
Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Max. Current
6.4 Ohm/1000ft 23 pF/ft (75 pF/m) 5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
75°C -20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
1.43 in (36.3 mm) 1.43 in

Max. Pull Tension

39.2 lbs (17.8 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

15 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor - Riser, Indoor

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

UL1666 Riser, FT4

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CMR

CEC / C(UL) Compliance


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)

APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Plenum Number



Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.82 Revision Date: 02-15-2024

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC
2285R 008500 Gray Reel 500 ft 612825407973
2285R 0081000 Gray Reel 1,000 ft 612825407966

Compliance Documentation