Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Material  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
M2490 Pair  FOIL_BRAID  300  28  PVC  0.292  CA Prop 65, CSA CM, UL AWM 2919, UL CM 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 5 X 1 PAIR 
a) Conductor 28 (7/36) AWG TC 0.015
b) Insulation 0.0145" Wall, Nom. Polyethylene, Foam 0.044
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code M
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 BLUE/WHITE - WHITE/BLUE 3 GREEN/WHITE - WHITE/GREEN5 SLATE/WHITE - WHITE/SLATE
2 ORANGE/WHITE - WHITE/ORANGE 4 BROWN/WHITE - WHITE/BROWN 
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 9.6 Twists/foot (min) 
2) Cable Assembly 5 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 4.4 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.,PVC0.292 (0.308 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Ripcord 1 End 810 Denier Nylon 
c) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N M2490 5PR 28 AWG
EXXXXXX SHIELDED 75C CM (UL) C(UL) OR
AWM 2919 LOW VOLTAGE COMPUTER CABLE
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
 CM 75°C
2) CSA International C(UL) TYPE CM 75°C
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. 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 19.1 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Characteristic Impedance 120 Ω
3) Mutual Capacitance 11 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Ground Capacitance 20 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
5) Velocity of Propagation 78 %
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
d) Bulk(Made-to-order) 
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]
Notes:
a) Stripe Type: Ring Band.

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