Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Material  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
5905C Pair  FOIL  300  22  PVC  0.273  CA Prop 65, CSA CMG, CSA FT4, UL AWM 2464, UL CM, UL VW-1 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 4 X 1 PAIR 
a) Conductor 22 (SOLID) AWG Tinned Copper 0.025
b) Insulation 0.013" Wall, Nom. PVC 0.051
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code K
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 BLACK-RED 3 BLACK-GREEN 
2 BLACK-WHITE 4 BLACK-BLUE 
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 8.0 Twists/foot (min) 
2) Cable Assembly 4 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 4.0 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Orientation: Components to be arranged from INSIDE LAYER to OUTSIDE LAYER 
c) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing In 
b) Drain Wire 22 (7/30) AWG Tinned Copper 
4) Jacket 0.032" Wall, Nom.,PVC0.273 (0.288 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 5905C 4PR 22 AWG
SHIELDED 75C (UL) TYPE CM OR AWM 2464 OR C(UL)
75C TYPE CMG FT4 CE ROHS
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL AWM/STYLE 2464 80°C / 300 VRMS
 CM 75°C
 VW-1 
2) CSA International CMG 75°C
 FT4 
3) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
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. Consult Alpha Wire's web site for RoHS C of C.
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. For up-to-date information, please see Alpha's REACH SVHC Declaration.
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 46 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Mutual Capacitance30 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
3) Ground Capacitance54 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Characteristic Impedance70 Ω
5) Inductance0.2 µH/ft, Nominal
6) Conductor DCR17.2 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) OA Shield DCR11.8 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 16 x 11 x 8 Continuous length
b) 500 FT 12 x 10 x 5 Continuous length
c) 100 FT 12 x 4.5 x 3.5 Continuous length
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

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