KnockOut 16 AWG 2-Conductor Speaker Cable

  • 65-strand annealed bare copper conductors
  • Semi-rigid PVC insulation
  • Twisted, unshielded
  • Flame rated PVC jacket
  • NEC CM, CEC CMG FT4 Audio Only, RoHS compliant
  • 1000 foot spools, cool spool boxes
  • Speaker level audio, home theater grade
  • Best applications below 50 feet
  • Class 2 and 3 low voltage power


PDF Spec Sheet

Product Line:   16-2C-KO+
Description 2 conductor 16 AWG stranded, twisted, and unshielded cable NEC type CMR and CEC type CMG FT4. Product manufactured compliant to the requirements of UL444 for installations and applications in accordance with NEC articles 725 and 800.
Conductor 16 AWG
65-strand annealed bare copper conductors
Diameter: 0.059" | 1.49mm
Electrical DC resistance: 4.02 Ω / 1000’ | 13.18 Ω/KM
Mutual capacitance: 31.0 pF/FT | 101.68 pF/M
Impedance: 72 Ω
Inductance: 0.16µH/FT | 0.52µH/M
Velocity of Propagation: 55%
Voltage rating: 300V
Maximum current: 6.25A@25°C
Insulation Semi-rigid polyvinyl chloride
Wall thickness: 0.016" | 0.41mm
Diameter: 0.0906" | 2.3mm
Regulatory NEC: CM 75°C
EU RoHS-2 2011/65/EU Compliant
Color Code Black, Red
Packages Reel: 1000’ | 305M
Reel: 500’ | 152M
Weight: 35 Lbs/1000’ | 53 Kg/KM
Assembly 2 conductors twisted
Lay length: 3.0" | 80mm
4.0 twists per foot | 12.5 twists per meter
Installation Pull Tension: 42 Lbs | 187 N
Bend radius: 2.31" | 59mm unloaded
Bend radius: 4.62" | 118mm loaded
Construct Ripcord under jacket
Applications General purpose speaker level audio
General purpose 70V commercial speaker audio
General purpose Class 2 and 3 power
Shield N/A
Performance Speaker level audio to 50 feet
Jacket Flame rated polyvinyl chloride
Colors: White, Light blue
Wall thickness: 0.025" | 0.635mm
Diameter: 0.231" | 5.87mm
Final Outside Diameter (inches) 0.231

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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including DINP and/or DEHP, which are known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to or our information page: California Proposition 65.

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