Microphone Cable, Star Quad, 4 C #20 Str TC, Rayon & 85% TC Braid, Cotton Serve, EPDM Jkt, Flexible

Microphone Cable, Star Quad, 4 Conductor 20 AWG (26 x 34) Tinned Copper (High conductivity), EPDM Insulation, Rayon® Braid, 85% Tinned Copper Braid Shield, Cotton Serve, EPDM Jacket
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Ruggedized, deployable microphone for studio or live performance; Balanced analog audio

Construction Details
Element No. of Elements Size Stranding Material
Conductor(s) 4 20 AWG 26x34 TC - Tinned Copper (High Conductivity)
Element Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
Conductor(s) EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer 0.023 in (0.58 mm) 0.083 in (2.1 mm) Black, White, Red, Green
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage
Braid Rayon® 85%
Braid Tinned Copper (TC) 85%
Outer Jacket
Separator Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter
Cotton Serve EPDM - Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer 0.036 in (0.91 mm) 0.294 in (7.47 mm)

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.294 in (7.47 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Element Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Characteristic Impedence Nom. Velocity of Prop. Max. Current
Conductor(s) 10.2 Ohm/1000ft 47 pF/ft (150 pF/m) 52 Ohm 52% 3.2 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Voltage Rating
600 V
Mechanical Characteristics
-50°C to +90°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
2.9 in (74 mm) 2.9 in (74 mm)

Max. Pull Tension

87 lbs (39 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

61 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor

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)

Product Notes


Quad connection scheme: The black and red wires (or wires directly opposite one another) are connected together to form one conductor, and similarly the white and green wires (or remaining wires) are connected together to form the second conductor. Outer Shield Separator Material: Cotton Wrap


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.465 Revision Date: 01-20-2023

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC Footnote
8424 010100 Black Reel 100 ft 612825206606
8424 010250 Black Reel 250 ft 612825206620 C
8424 010500 Black Reel 500 ft 612825206583 C
8424 010U500 Black UnReel 500 ft 612825206804
8424 0101000 Black Reel 1,000 ft 612825206613 C