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085 Size Family

The .085" size cable is often used where tight routing or high cable density is encountered.  Most assembly lengths are short to minimize loss. The cable matches well when terminated with SMA, 2.4mm 2.9mm and other sub-miniature connectors. Large connectors such as Type N or TNC should be avoided due to cable center conductor to connector pin diameter mis-matches.  Using a thick wall design, an SMA plug will perform well up to 26 GHz.

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Quick Specifications

Cable Code Semi-Rigid RG405 Semi-Rigid 405TP Semi-Rigid AL085
MIL Number M17/133-RG405 M17/133-00001 M17/133-00013
Diameter 0.086 0.086 0.086
Frequency, Max (GHz) 60 60 60
Loss @ 5 GHz (dB) 46 46 47
Electrical Data      
Impedance, nominal (Ώ) 50 50 50
Velocity of Propagation (%) 69.5 69.5 69.5
Shielding Effectiveness, 1 GHz (dB/ft) >100 >100 >100
Capacitance (pF/ft) 29.4 29.4 29.4
Delay (ns/ft) 1.46 1.46 1.46
Mechanical Data      
Weight (lbs/100ft) 1.53 1.53 0.73
Temperature Range (˚C) -55 to +125 -55 to +125 -55 to +125
Minimum Bend Radius (inch) 0.17 0.17 0.25
Construction Data      
Inner Conductor Solid SCCS Solid SCCS Solid SCCS
Dielectric Solid PTFE Solid PTFE Solid PTFE
First Outer Shield n/a n/a n/a
Second Outer Shield n/a n/a n/a
Third Outer Shield n/a n/a n/a
Jacket Bare Copper Tin Plated Copper Tin Plated Aluminum