A hybrid cable containing single-mode fibre optic and copper cores, meeting the SMPTE311M standard for HDTV camera connections. It handles video, audio and control signals plus powering between camera and base units. It is suitable for use with the special hybrid connectors produced by manufacturers such as Canare and Lemo. The robust but flexible PVC/rubber hybrid outer sheath version, is suitable for OB and studio floor use.
||Four cores 19/0.2mm (0.6mm sq.) tinned copper wire, insulated with HDPE, two black, two white.
||Two cores 7/0.2mm (0.22mm sq.) tinned copper wire, insulated with HDPE, red, grey.
|Fibre optic cores:
||Two cores single-mode fibre 9 micron diameter, cladding 125 micron diameter, with UV-cross-linked acrylate coating and 0.9mm diameter thermoplastic outer; blue, yellow.
||One galvanised stranded steel wire reinforcement (1.6mm diameter), insulated with thermoplastic (2.1mm diameter), laid centrally.
||Conductors and fibre laid up around steel wire, packed with fibrilated polypropylene, wound overall with paper tape. Tinned copper wire braid screen, 95% optical coverage.
||PVC/rubber hybrid compound ("PTC"), 9.2mm OD, black.
Canford offers an in-house, fibre termination service. See SMPTE 311M cable assemblies.