Overview

RELIABLE 4K VIDEO TRANSMISSION AT 75 OHMS

Our defense customers have told us that they need a dependable coaxial cable operating at 75 ohms while streaming secure video in ultra-high definition. They also want cables to be smaller and lighter to save valuable weight while being more flexible and easier to install in vehicles.

We listened to our customers’ demands and offer GORE Coaxial Cables that operate reliably at 75 ohms with controlled impedance. They’re specifically designed for 4K video interface systems in many types of armored vehicles. Our cables optimize signals and video transmission with ultra-low loss up to 6 GHz in applications like remote-controlled turret cameras. With proven outstanding shielding effectiveness, they also reduce RF interference among vital systems.

ADDED DURABILITY WHILE SAVING WEIGHT

Our 75-ohm coaxial cables feature a specialized fluoropolymer jacket that improves durability for superior protection against difficult conditions that ground forces typically encounter during missions. For instance, heavy snow, arctic temperatures, torrential rain, high heat, humidity and desert regions. These rugged military high-speed data cables also tolerate repeated vibration, high abrasion, hazardous chemicals, harsh contaminants and more.

More durability usually means thicker materials that can take up valuable space in vehicles and make cables stiff to route. But, our cable insulation is thinner and lighter without compromising on durability. They’re also easier and faster to install in overcrowded vehicles because of their smaller diameter that increases flexibility with a tighter minimum bend radius. Our cables exceed stringent industry requirements while also meeting SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) standards.

With complete mechanical and electrical reliability, GORE Coaxial Cables save weight and reduce your operating costs, making them an ideal replacement for legacy RG coaxial cables.

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Engineered fluoropolymer jacket

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Braided shield

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Helically wrapped, silver-plated copper outer conductor 

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ePTFE dielectric

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Applications

PROVEN PERFORMANCE ACROSS MILITARY APPLICATIONS

With proven performance that’s thoroughly tested and qualified before going to market, GORE Coaxial Cables provide trustworthy results in several applications, including:

  • Remote-controlled turret cameras
  • Vehicle camera links
  • Vectronics displays

If you have any questions or to discuss your specific application needs, contact a Gore representative today.

Features & Benefits

GORE Coaxial Cables are engineered with unique features that make them more durable against challenging environmental factors and in-vehicle conditions, including:

  • chemically inert, temperature- and abrasion-resistant, EMI shielding materials
  • lighter weight design with smaller diameters
  • high flexibility and tighter bending capability

Our cables provide vehicle system architects and engineers with many benefits that improve electrical, mechanical and environmental performance such as:

  • optimized 4K signals and video transmission with ultra-low loss up to 6 GHz
  • proven to maintain controlled impedance at 75 ohms
  • outstanding EMI shielding effectiveness for less RF interference among electronics
  • superior protection against extreme temperatures, weather, abrasion, more
  • significant weight savings with smaller, lighter weight construction
  • easier routing with more flexibility and tighter bend radius
  • exceed stringent military requirements and meet SMPTE standards
  • reduced operating costs due to longer product life

For more information about the features and benefits of our cables, contact a Gore representative today.

Properties

These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Coaxial Cables for defense land systems.

Electrical Property Value
Maximum Frequency GHz 6
Standard Impedance Ohms 75 ± 2
Typical Operating Voltage V < 420
Nominal Velocity of Propagation % 83
Nominal Time Delay ns/m (ns/ft) 4.0 (1.26)
Capacitance pF/m (pF/ft) 53.2 (16.2)
Shielding Effectiveness dB through 2 MHz > 420
Nominal Dielectric Constant 1.4
Typical Attenuationa dB/30 m (100 ft)
     at 3 GHz
     at 6 GHz

17.6
31.4
Mechanical /Environmental Property Value
Jacket Material Engineered Fluoropolymer
Jacket Color White (Laser Markable)
Braid Shielding Silver-Plated Copper
Dielectric Material Expanded PTFE
Conductor Plating Silver-Plated Copper
Temperature Range °C -55 to +200

a. Attenuation values are based on the maximum recommended use lengths.

PART NUMBER & DRAWING

We invite you to download our drawing to view cable specifications, like diameter sizes and more.

Part Number AWG Size (Stranding)
CXN3671 22 (19/34)

 

Qualifications

GORE Coaxial Cables for Defense Land Systems have undergone substantial qualification testing to ensure they meet the most current industry coaxial cable standards and our customers’ requirements.

  • EN3475-503: Test Methods for Scrape Abrasion
  • EN4604-003: Cable Characteristics for Signal Transmission
  • FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part I: Flammability
  • MIL-C-17G: Cables, Radio Frequency, Flexible and Semi-Rigid
  • SMPTE 292M: Bit-Serial Digital Interface for High Definition Television (HDTV)
  • SMPTE 424M: 3 Gb/s Signal/Data Serial Interface for HDTV
  • SMPTE 2081-1: 6 Gb/s Signal/Data Serial Interface for HDTV
  • SMPTE 2082-1: 12 Gb/s Signal/Data Serial Interface for HDTV

For more information about the qualifications of our cables, contact a Gore representative today.

More Information

LEARN MORE ABOUT GORE COAXIAL CABLES OR ORDER NOW

Our lightweight coaxial cables at 75 ohms are a proven reliable replacement for standard legacy RG alternatives in 4K video interface systems. For more information or to discuss the specific needs and requirements of your defense land vehicle application, contact a Gore representative today. When you’re ready to purchase our product, contact our trusted distributor for in-stock availability.

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