Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Material  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
3498C Pair  FOIL_BRAID  300  28  PVC  0.326  CA Prop 65, CSA CMG, CSA FT4, UL AWM 2919, UL CL2, UL VW-1 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 8 X 1 PAIR 
a) Conductor 28 (7/36) AWG TC 0.015
b) Insulation 0.013" Wall, Nom. Polypropylene, Foam 0.041
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code M
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 BLUE/WHITE - WHITE/BLUE 4 BROWN/WHITE - WHITE/BROWN7 ORANGE/RED - RED/ORANGE
2 ORANGE/WHITE - WHITE/ORANGE 5 SLATE/WHITE - WHITE/SLATE8 GREEN/RED - RED/GREEN
3 GREEN/WHITE - WHITE/GREEN 6 BLUE/RED - RED/BLUE 
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 12.0 Twists/foot (min) 
2) Cable Assembly 8 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 3.7 Twists/foot (min) 
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing Out 
b) Drain Wire 28 (7/36) AWG TC 
c) Braid TC,65% Coverage, Min. 
4) Jacket 0.035" Wall, Nom.,PVC0.326 (0.344 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 3498C 8PR 28 AWG
SHIELDED 75C (UL) C(UL) TYPE CMG OR AWM 2919
LOW VOLTAGE COMPUTER CABLE FT4
CE ROHS
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL AWM/STYLE 2919 80°C / 30 VRMS
 CMG 75°C
 VW-1 
2) CSA International CMG 75°C
 FT4 
3) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
1) CE: EU Directive 2011/65/EU(RoHS2), EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS3):
 This product complies with European Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS Directive) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 and the amending Directive 2015/863/EU of 4 June 2015 . No Exemptions are required for RoHS Compliance on this item.
2) REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006):
 This product does not contain Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed on the European Union's REACH candidate list in excess of 0.1% mass of the item.
3) California Proposition 65:Exempt from warning labels based on the Consent Judgment. Please see Alpha's CA Prop 65 Statement for more information.
Physical & Mechanical Properties
1) Temperature Range-20 to 80°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 30 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Inductance 0.24 µH/ft, Nominal
3) Mutual Capacitance 12 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Ground Capacitance 20 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
5) Conductor DCR 67 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
6) OA Shield DCR 2.8 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)

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