7916A

DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BC, Quad Shield, CM

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Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond®; aluminum braid shields (60% and 40% coverage), PVC jacket (black or white).
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Specifications
Product Overview

Suitable Applications

HDTV, DBS, Broadband CATV, Cable Modem

Physical Characteristics (Overall)
Conductor
AWG Stranding Material Nominal Diameter No. of Coax
18 Solid BC - Bare Copper 0.04 in 1

Conductor Count

1

Insulation
Material Nominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam) 0.18 in

Table Notes

Gas Injected

Outer Shield
Type Layer Material Material Trade Name Coverage [%]
Tape 1 Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
Braid 2 Aluminum 60%
Tape 3 Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
Braid 4 Aluminum 40%
Outer Jacket
Material Nominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.298 in
Electrical Characteristics
Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR Nominal Outer Shield DCR Outer Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft 4.8 Ohm/1000ft 4.8 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss
Frequency [MHz] Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5-1000 MHz 20 dB
1000-2250 MHz 15 dB
2250-3000 MHz 10 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz] Nom. Insertion Loss Nom. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 MHz 0.5 dB/100ft 30 dB
55 MHz 1.4 dB/100ft 24 dB
211 MHz 2.6 dB/100ft
500 MHz 4.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz 5.1 dB/100ft
862 MHz 5.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz 6 dB/100ft
1450 MHz 7.8 dB/100ft
1800 MHz 8.6 dB/100ft
2250 MHz 9.8 dB/100ft
3000 MHz 11.3 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal Delay Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft 83%
High Frequency
Frequency [MHz] Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz 0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz 1.6 dB/100ft
211 MHz 3.05 dB/100ft
500 MHz 4.66 dB/100ft
750 MHz 5.65 dB/100ft
862 MHz 6.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz 6.55 dB/100ft
1450 MHz 8 dB/100ft
1800 MHz 8.8 dB/100ft
2250 MHz 10 dB/100ft
3000 MHz 11.9 dB/100ft
Screening
Frequency [MHz] Shield Effectiveness
5 MHz
50 MHz 110 dB
50 MHz
1000 MHz
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range

-40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight

33 lbs/1000ft

Max. Pull Tension

104 lbs

Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis

3 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Compliance

CATV, CM

CEC/C(UL) Compliance

CM

RG Type

6

Series Type

6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space

Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)

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

Suitability - Indoor

Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability

UL1685 UL Loading

UL voltage rating

300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N)

No

Plenum Number

7916AP

Footnote

C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.375 Revision Date: 09-10-2021

Part Numbers
Item # Color Put-Up Type Length UPC
7916A 010500 Black Reel 500 ft 612825191124
7916A 010U500 Black UnReel 500 ft 612825191148
7916A 0101000 Black Reel 1,000 ft 612825191117
7916A 010U1000 Black UnReel 1,000 ft 612825191094
7916A 0105000 Black Reel 5,000 ft 612825191087
7916A 009500 White Reel 500 ft 612825191049
7916A 009U500 White UnReel 500 ft 612825191100
7916A 0091000 White Reel 1,000 ft 612825191070
7916A 009U1000 White UnReel 1,000 ft 612825191056