Security & Sound, 3 Conductor 20 AWG BC, Shielded, Riser

Security & Sound Cable, 3 Conductor 20 AWG solid bare copper conductors with polyolefin insulation, Beldfoil® shield, Riser, PVC jacket with ripcord.
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Intercom/PA Systems, Sound/Audio Systems

Construction Details
Element Number of Element Size Stranding Material
Conductor(s) 3 20 AWG Solid BC - Bare Copper
Element Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
Conductor(s) PP - Polypropylene 0.007 in (0.18 mm) 0.046 in (1.2 mm) Black, Red, White
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 24 AWG (7x32) TC
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter Ripcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.017 in (0.43 mm) 0.137 in Yes

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.137 in

Electrical Characteristics
Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield) Max. Current
10.2 Ohm/1000ft 38 pF/ft (120 pF/m) 65 pF/ft (210 pF/m) 3.75 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.
1.37 in (34.8 mm) 1.37 in

Max. Pull Tension

45 lbs (20 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

17 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 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: 0.392 Revision Date: 12-20-2022

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC
5421FE 008U1000 Gray UnReel 1,000 ft 612825425700
5421FE 008Z1000 Gray ReelTuff Box 1,000 ft 612825162797
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