IEC 61196-5:2018


Language: EN Coaxial communication cables - Part 5: Sectional specification for CATV trunk and distribution cables


Language: EN IEC 61196-5:2018(E), which is a sectional specification, applies to coaxial cables for analogue and digital one- and two-way signal transmission, e.g. for cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services in accordance with IEC 60728-1, IEC 60728-1-1, IEC 60728-101, IEC 60728-10, ISO/IEC 11801-1 and ISO/IEC 11801-4. This includes also the transmission of BCT signals provided by a CATV, MATV or SMATV cable networks. This document specifies the test procedures and requirements for trunk and distribution cables for temperatures between −40 °C and +65 °C and in the frequency range of 5 MHz to 2 000 MHz. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition: a) 1 Scope: revised, frequency range extended to 2 000 MHz; b) 4.3 Dielectric: life expectancy of the dielectric is proved by oxidative induction time (OIT) test before and after ageing according to IEC 60811-410; c) Annex A: Table A.1, Cable types added.

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TC 46/SC 46A
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