Part # AWG  Stranding  Construction Type  # of Elements  Shielding  Jacket Diameter  Temperature Range  Voltage  Applicable Specifications 
78242 20  19/32  PAIR  Ind/Overall Foil  0.237  -40 to 80  300  CA Prop 65, CE, CSA - FT1, CSA AWM I A/B, REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006), ROHS - RoHS Compliance, UL - VW-1, UL AWM 21460 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 2 X 1 PAIR 
a) Conductor 20 (19/32) AWG Tinned Copper 0.040
b) Insulation 0.007" Wall, Nom. Modified Polyphenylene Ether-PE 0.054
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code A
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 BLACK-RED 2 BLACK-WHITE 
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 8.0 Twists/foot (min) 
Individually Applied:
d) Shield: Foil Free Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
(1) Foil Direction Foil Facing In 
(2) Drain Wire 20 (7/28) AWG Tinned Copper 
2) Cable Assembly 2 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 4.0 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Orientation: Components to be arranged from INSIDE LAYER to OUTSIDE LAYER 
c) Core Wrap Nonwoven Polyester Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing In 
b) Drain Wire 20 (7/28) AWG Tinned Copper 
4) Jacket 0.015" Wall, Nom.,Modified Polyphenylene Ether-PE0.237 (0.248 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Ripcord 1 End 810 Denier Nylon 
c) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 78242 2PR 20 AWG
ECOCABLE(R) MINI RU AWM 21460 80C 300V VW-1
C(RU) AWM I A/B FT1 80C 300V
CE ROHS (SEQ FOOTAGE)
* = Factory Code
1) UL AWM/STYLE 21460 80°C / 300 VRMS
 VW-1 
2) CSA International C(RU) AWM I A/B FT1 80°C / 300 VRMS
3) Other Halogen-Free 
 NFPA 79 - 2015 Compliant 
4) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/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-40 to 80°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 64 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Mutual Capacitance43 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
3) Ground Capacitance77 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Characteristic Impedance38 Ω
5) Inductance0.15 µH/ft, Nominal
6) Conductor DCR9.5 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) Component Shield DCR9.2 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
8) OA Shield DCR8.2 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 12 x 12 x 3.5 Continuous length
b) 100 FT 6.5 x 4 x 2.5 Continuous length
c) Bulk(Made-to-order) 
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

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EcoCable® Mini is the next generation of 300 V cables. By combining better performance and minimum environmental impact, EcoCable Mini uses its mPPE insulation and jacketing to provide all of the advantages in a smaller, lighter cable.

EcoCable Mini Features 

  • Recyclable mPPE jacket and insulation    
  • -40°C to +80°C temperature range
  • RoHS and REACH Compliant
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  • Over 250 Standard Constructions available

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  • Up to 32% smaller than PVC
  • Up to 44% lighter than PVC
  • Up to 92% lower outgassing than standard 300 V PVC cables
  • Halogen Free
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