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. Available in three jacket versions. The robust but flexible polyurethane (PU) outer sheath version is suitable for OB and studio floor use, the PVC sheathed version is flexible and suitable for studio applications, and the low-smoke, halogen-free (FRNC), low fire hazard (LFH) version meets or exceeds IEC 60332-1, IEC 60754-2. for building installation.
||Four cores 19/0.2mm (0.6mm sq.) tinned copper wire, insulated with HDPE, black, white, black/white and white/black.
||Two cores 7/0.2mm (0.22mm sq.) tinned copper wire, insulated with HDPE, red, grey.
|Fibre optic cores:
||Two bend-insensitive cores (to ITU G.657A) 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 stranded stainless steel wire reinforcement (1.6mm diameter), insulated with HDPE (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, 80% optical coverage.
||Polyurethane (PU), PVC or FRNC Low Fire Hazard (LFH); 9.2mm OD, black.
Canford offers an in-house, fibre termination service. See SMPTE 311M cable assemblies.