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LMR Cable Assemblies are the most suitable selection
for interconnect applications up to 5.8 GHz.
The offer low loss and high shielding at very reasonable
costs. Typical connector types are SMC, TNC, N, BNC.
Electrical Data
Frequency, Max (GHz) 5.8
Impedance, nominal () 50
Velocity of Propagation (%) 85
Shielding Effectiveness, 1 GHz (dB/ft) >90
Capacitance (pF/ft) 23.9
Delay (ns/ft), (ns/meter) 1.2 3.94
Attenuation k1 (db/100ft) @ 23 deg C 0.12229
Attenuation k2 (db/100ft) @ 23 deg C 0.00026
Mechanical Data
Weight (lbs/100ft), (Kg/100m) 6.80 10.22
Temperature Range (C) -40 to 85
Minimum Bend Radius (inch), (mm) 1.00 25.40
Construction Data
Inner Conductor (inch) A Solid 0.108 Bare Copper Clad Aluminum
Dielectric (inch) B 0.285 Foam Polyethyene
First Outer Shield (inch) C 0.291 Aluminum Tape
Second Outer Shield (inch) D 0.320 Tinned Copper
Third Outer Shield (inch) E
Jacket (inch O.D.) F Extruded 0.405 PE Color Black
(dB per 100 feet) *CW Power in watts at sea level and 23C
QUICK SPEC
Max Frequency Loss @ 5 GHz
5.8 GHz 0.405"
Cable Diameter
11 dB
Attenuation (typical) at any Frequency
=k1 x SqRt (FMHz) + k2 x (FMHz)
Shielding Effect.
>90
LMR-400 Cable Specifications CABLE-LMR-400
Attenuation vs Frequency
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Standard Connectors:
Cable Connector Series Gender Type C-Nut Body Body Loss Frequency
Code Code Style* Material* Finish* per GHz Max GHz
L400 NMS Type N (Male) plug Straight HK B N 0.013 5.8
L400 NMR Type N (Male) plug R/A H B N 0.020 5.8
L400 NFBS Type N (Female) Bulkhead Straight NA B N 0.015 5.8
L400 NFS Type N (Female) jack Straight NA B N 0.015 5.8
L400 SMS SMA (Male) plug Straight H B N 0.020 5.8
L400 TMS TNC (Male) plug Straight H B N 0.013 5.8
L400 TMR TNC (Male) plug R/A H B N 0.020 5.8
L400 BMS BNC (Male) plug Straight H B N 0.015 4
* C-Nut Style: H=Hex Nut, K=Knurled, HK=Hex Nut & Knurled
* Body Materials: B=Brass, SS=Stainless Steel, BE=Beryllium Copper
* Body Finish: N=Nickel, S=Silver, G=Gold, P=Passivated, T=Tri-Metal
Sex of the connector is determined by center pin.
Standard Options:
Cable Option Option Description Option Details
Code Code
L400 A Armorized Protective Covering SS interlock armor
L400 W Weatherized Protective Covering Polyolefin shrink tube cover
L400 N Weatherized Protective Covering Neoprene shrink tube cover
Standard L400 assemblies are RoHS compliant per EU directive 2002/95/EC
Custom Options:
The above connectors and options the most common types used. Florida RF Labs offers a wide range of cables,
connectors and options. If you do not see what you need please consult the factory.
QUICK SPEC
Max Frequency Loss @ 5 GHz Cable Diameter Shielding Effect.
5.8 GHz 11 dB 0.405" >90
LMR-400 Cable Specifications CABLE-LMR-400