Zip Cable

Genesis Zip Cables deliver a simple and cost-effective solution for your next low-voltage project. Easy to install with a pull-apart design, Genesis Zip Cables ensure clear signal transmission for speakers, security systems, and more.

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Genesis®Zip Cable Rated Zip Cable is suitable for installation as follows:

  • Installed in a metal raceway that complies with 300.22(B).
  • Supported by solid bottom metal cable trays with solid metal covers.
  • Within buildings in other than air-handling spaces and risers.
  • Exposed to sunlight.


Select a set of products below for more information:
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) No. of Conductors Stranding No. of Strands Shielding Nominal Outside Diameter (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)
18 AWG 18 AWG
2 2
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
15 23
22 AWG 22 AWG
2 2
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
9 13

Standards & References

Genesis®Zip Cable Rated Zip Cable meets or exceeds the following:

  • UL 1685 - General Purpose Rated
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 - FT4 Rated
  • UL 444 - Communication Cables, Type CM
  • UL 13 - Power-Limited Circuit Cables, Type CL2
  • Sunlight Resistant Rated
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant


Genesis®Zip Cable Rated Zip Cable features the following quality and convenience characteristics:

  • Bare Copper conductors for excellent conductivity and low voltage drop.
  • PVC insulation.
  • Countdown® Length Markings for easy tracking of usage and remaining cable.
  • Rated for 300 Volts
  • Rated for -20 °C to 60 °C.


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