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CANFORD SQM CABLE 8 quads, 13.7mm diameter, black

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CANFORD SQM CABLE 8 quads, 13.7mm diameter, black

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CANFORD SQM CABLE 8 quads, 13.7mm diameter, black


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per metre (ex. VAT)
100+ £9.69
500+ £9.45
1,000+ £9.08
2223 in stock Need more?


Flexible ‘starquad’ multicore cable based on a BBC specification. Suitable for microphone multicores in noisy environments, especially near thyristor controlled lighting. This is an updated version of the original BBC PIF28/1 specification, offering 8 quads, plus a special extra-flexible PVC/elastomer jacket. There is a UK broadcast industry wiring convention for termination onto the 26 pin bayonet lock connector (the BBC convention), details of which are available on request.

Technical Specification:
BBC Specification: PIF28/1M (core construction)
Voltage Rating : 1kV DC
Conductors: 14/0.12mm (0.158 mm sq.) tinned copper wire
Insulation: PVC red, green, blue, white
Screen: 95% cover 0.15mm close lap
Individual quad markers: 1-brown, 2-red, 3-orange, 4-yellow, 5-green, 6-blue, 7-violet, 8-grey
Individual sleeve: Double polyester tape, each lapped with 30% overlap
Overall jacket: Soft semi-matt PVC, 13.7mm OD, black and 16.2mm OD, dark blue
Conductor resistance: 118 ohms/km
Capacitance (nom): 140pF/m
Weight: 31.8kg/100m
Reel length: 500m
Cut lengths: Available in any multiple of 1 metre
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CANFORD SQM CABLE 8 quads, 13.7mm diameter, black Black Stock code: 31-708
2223 in stock Need more?
12 cable oddments available
1+ £12.11
100+ £9.69
500+ £9.45
1,000+ £9.08
per metre
CANFORD SQM CABLE 8 quads, 16.2mm diameter, dark blue Blue Stock code: 31-718
Ordered on demand, available in Call.
1+ £14.28
100+ £11.42
500+ £11.14
1,000+ £10.71
per metre