3M™'s cables offer faster logic speeds and high signal density with longer run lengths

Image of 3M™'s Cables3M's families of cable and cable assemblies come in a variety of types, including ground plane, shielded jacketed, coaxial, discrete wire, twisted pair, and parallel lay.

The goal of any transmission system is to have the received signal closely approximate to the transmitted signal. Matching the electrical characteristics of the cable to the requirements of the equipment as well as paying attention to the design of shielding and its termination to ensure adequate shielding effectiveness for mandated electro-magnetic compatibility are crucial criteria for selecting the right cable for an application. 3M is a leading brand and a trusted name in cable products.

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Cable Types
  • Ground plane
    • Reduced crosstalk
    • Improved signal density
    • Twisted pair alternative (driven balanced)
    • Minimal EMI and ESD protection
  • Shielded jacketed
    • Very effective for reduction of radiated EMI
    • Very effective in minimizing ESD effect
    • Good cross talk reduction (driven balanced or unbalanced)
  • Coaxial (coax)
    • Good noise immunity
    • Usually driven unbalanced
  • Discrete wire
    • Point-to-point wiring
    • Not a transmission line
  • Twisted pair
    • Good magnetic field immunity
    • Good cross talk reduction
    • Better driven balanced than unbalanced
  • Parallel lay
    • Good cross talk reduction (balanced or unbalanced)
    • Twisted pair alternative (unbalanced drive)
    • Cost effective

D-Shaped Centronics

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionLengthAvailable Quantity
CABLE ASSY MDR 20POS M-M 1.0M14520-EZAB-100-0ECCABLE ASSY MDR 20POS M-M 1.0M3.28' (1.00m)0View Details


ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescription2nd ConnectorAvailable Quantity
D-SUB CABLE - MMM09K/MC10G/XM7PXK-0910JD-SUB CABLE - MMM09K/MC10G/XIndividual Wire Leads28 - ImmediateView Details
D-SUB CABLE - MMM09K/MC10M/XM7PXK-0906RD-SUB CABLE - MMM09K/MC10M/XIndividual Wire Leads0View Details
D-SUB CABLE MML09K/MC10G/MML09KM7NNK-0906JD-SUB CABLE MML09K/MC10G/MML09KPlug, Male Pins0View Details


ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionConnector TypeAvailable Quantity
CABLE MINISAS M-M 1M8US4-AA119-00-1.00CABLE MINISAS M-M 1MPlug to Plug222 - ImmediateView Details
CABLE SATA F-F 500MM5602-11-0000-500CABLE SATA F-F 500MMReceptacle, Right Angle to Receptacle, Right Angle3346 - ImmediateView Details
CABLE SATA F-F 1M5602-22-0000-000CABLE SATA F-F 1MReceptacle to Receptacle0View Details


ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionNumber of PositionsAvailable Quantity
IDC CABLE - MKC10A/MC10G/MKC10AM3CCA-1006JIDC CABLE - MKC10A/MC10G/MKC10A10242 - ImmediateView Details
IDC CABLE - MSC30A/MC34M/MSC30AM3AAA-3006RIDC CABLE - MSC30A/MC34M/MSC30A3052 - ImmediateView Details
IDC CABLE - MKR14A/MC14G/MKR14AM3DDA-1406JIDC CABLE - MKR14A/MC14G/MKR14A14304 - ImmediateView Details

Flat Ribbon

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionNumber of ConductorsAvailable Quantity
CBL RIBN 4 COND SIL 10'SL8803/04-10DN5-00CBL RIBN 4 COND SIL 10'4 (2 Pair)0View Details
CBL RIBN 4 COND SIL 100'SL8803/04-10DN5-00CBL RIBN 4 COND SIL 100'4 (2 Pair)0View Details
CBL RIBN 4 COND SIL 1000'SL8803/04-10DN5-00CBL RIBN 4 COND SIL 1000'4 (2 Pair)0View Details

Multiple Conductor

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable Quantity
MULTI-PAIR 100COND 28AWG 100'3600B/100 100SFMULTI-PAIR 100COND 28AWG 100'0View Details
MULTI-PAIR 100COND 28AWG 25'3600B/100 100SFMULTI-PAIR 100COND 28AWG 25'0View Details
Published: 2012-08-07

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