Belden 7916A Coax Cable

Belden 7916A cable

The Belden 7916A coax Series 6 cable has an 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® with aluminium braid shields (60% and 40% coverage), PVC jacket (black or white). It is suitable for HDTV, DBS, Broadband CATV and cable modems.

Cable Construction

Number of Coax Cables: 1
Number of Conductors: 1
Series Type: 6
AWG: 18
Stranding: Solid
Conductor Diameter: 0.04"
Conductor Material: Bare Copper
Cable Insulation: Gas injected Foam Polyethylene (FPE)
Insulation Diameter: 0.18"
Outer Shield Type: Duobond® IV Tape / Braid / Tape / Braid
Layer 1: 100% Duofoil ® Bonded Aluminium Foil-Polyester Tape - Aluminium Foil
Layer 2: 60% aluminium braid
Layer 3: 100% Duofoil ® Aluminium Foil / Polyester Tape / Aluminium Foil
Layer 4: 40% Aluminium Braid
Outer Shield Coverage: 100%
Outer Jacket Material: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Overall Nominal Diameter: 0.298"
Operating Temperature Range: -40°C To +80°C
Storage Temperature Range: -40°C To +80°C
Installation Temperature Range: -30°C To +80°C
Bulk Cable Weight: 32 lbs/1000 ft.
Max. Recommended Pulling Tension: 104 lbs.
Min. Bend Radius (Install): 2"
NEC/(UL) Specification: CATV, CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliant: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date: 01-01-2004
Flame Test: UL1685 UL Loading
Sweep Testing: 5 MHz - 3 GHz
Plenum: N
Plenum Number: 7916AP

Electrical Properties

Nominal Characteristic Impedance: 75 ±3 Ohms
Nominal Inductance: .097 μH/ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield: 16.2 pF/ft
Nominal Velocity of Propagation: 83%
Nominal Delay: 1.2 ns/ft
Nominal Conductor DC Resistance @ 20°C: 6.4 Ohms/1000 ft
Nominal Outer Shield DC Resistance @ 20°C: 4.8 Ohms/1000 ft
Typical Structural Return Loss: Start Frequency: 5MHz
Stop Frequency: 1000MHz
Typical Structural Return Loss: 30dB

Start Frequency: 1000MHz
Stop Frequency: 3000MHz
Typical Structural Return Loss: 24dB
Minimum Structural Return Loss: Start Frequency: 5MHz
Stop Frequency: 1000MHz
Typical Structural Return Loss: 20dB

Start Frequency: 1000MHz
Stop Frequency: 2250MHz
Typical Structural Return Loss: 15dB

Start Frequency: 2250MHz
Stop Frequency: 3000MHz
Typical Structural Return Loss: 10dB
Nominal Attenuation at 5 MHz: 0.5 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 55 MHz: 1.4 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 211 MHz: 2.6 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 500 MHz: 4.1 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 750 MHz: 5.1 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 862 MHz: 5.5 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 1000 MHz: 6.0 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 1450 MHz: 7.8 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 1800 MHz: 8.6 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 2250 MHz: 9.8 dB / 100ft
Nominal Attenuation at 3000 MHz: 11.3 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 5 MHz: 0.67 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 55 MHz: 1.60 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 211 MHz: 2.87 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 500 MHz: 4.48 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 750 MHz: 5.59 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 862 MHz: 5.98 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 1000 MHz: 6.54 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 1450 MHz: 8.00 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 1800 MHz: 8.80 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 2250 MHz: 10.0 dB / 100ft
Maximum Attenuation at 3000 MHz: 11.9 dB / 100ft
Maximum Operating Voltage UL: 300 V RMS
Shield Effectiveness at 5 MHZ Start / 50 MHZ Stop: 105 dB
Shield Effectiveness at 50 MHZ Start / 1000 MHZ Stop: 110 dB

Shielding effectiveness determined from screening attenuation measurement when testing in accordance with IEC 61196-1

Cable Ordering

Order No. Description Cable Length (ft) Shipping Weight (lbs) Sheath Colour
7916A 0091000 #18 LDPE /GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC 1000 35 White
7916A 009500 #18 LDPE / GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC 500 19.5 White
7916A 009U1000 #18 LDPE / GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC U1000 36 White
7916A 009U500 #18 LDPE / GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC U500 18.5 White
7916A 0101000 #18 LDPE / GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC 1000 35 Black
7916A 010500 #18 LDPE / GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC 500 19.5 Black
7916A 010U1000 #18 LDPE / GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC U1000 36 Black
7916A 010U500 #18 LDPE/GIFHDLDPE DBSH FRPVC U500 18.5 Black

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