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7.02 ribbon cable

Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by TTman, Jun 12, 2013.

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  1. TTman

    TTman Guest

    In this day and age of super small is good, does anyone know where to source
    7.02 ribbon cable? minimum I need is 8 way, preferably from EU, but USA is
  2. WTF 7.02 ?

  3. piglet

    piglet Guest

    I think TTman means 7 strands of 0.2mm dia which is common EU size roughly equivalent to 24awg
  4. If that is the case, then Element14 or Future Electonics should carry
    it in the EU.

    I assume it is 1.27mm pitch then at that awg.

  5. TTman

    TTman Guest

    Added comments :-
    It's a rare thing and 1.27 pitch is too small for that gauge wire....I used
    to use it years ago as hook up wire, not for clamping in IDC connectors,
    even though it was in a 'ribbon'. 24 awg stranded would do....the 'regular'
    1.27 ribbon is too fragile for this application and circular ( which is easy
    to source) is not an option- it has to be flat. We've tried 8 core flat
    telecoms cable but that is equally fragile, but better as it has an overall
  6. TTman

    TTman Guest

    Found some at Newark for a sensible price...
  7. TTman

    TTman Guest

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