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Riser Security Alarm Cable, 16/4 AWG, CL3R, Stranded (19 Strand), Unshielded, 1000ft, Gray

SKU: ASC-1895/164
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16/4 CMR Unshielded Residential & Commercial Security Systems Alarm Cable


Our bulk security alarm cables, commonly known as alarm wire, are specifically crafted to satisfy the installation requirements of alarm systems. This riser alarm cable comprises four 16-gauge bare copper conductors, each with 19 strands. Made in the USA, this security cable is intended for applications in security systems, intercom systems, power-limited controls, and sound/audio systems.

Product Quality

We stock a wide variety of high quality alarm cables to meet all your needs. Our bulk security cables come with both riser and plenum rated jacket. Be sure to check the building code requirements before purchasing alarm cable. The alarm cable also include print legends to allow for quick identification of each cable's application. Time is precious and the convenience of the cables at installation makes our security alarm cables the choice for multiple applications.


A broad range of applications exist for bulk riser security alarm cabling. It is widely used with security systems, intercom systems, sound/audio systems, and power-limited controls in commercial settings such as schools, universities, hospitals, airports, government buildings, train and transportation centers, stadiums, and arenas. This security cable is an excellent choice for home alarm systems as well. Since this alarm cable has multiple conductors under one jacket, the preparation, set up, and termination time is shorter. The riser alarm cable is rated to be utilized in floor to floor applications in multi-story buildings.



  • 16 AWG 4 Conductors
  • CL3R, Riser Rated
  • 19 Stranded Bare Copper Conductors
  • PVC Insulation
  • Unshielded
  • Gray PVC Jacket
  • Sequential Footage Marking
  • CL3R/FPLR Rated
  • ETL Listed
  • RoHS Compliant
  • NEC Articles
    • 22-16 AWG: FPLR/760, CMR/800, CL3R, CL2R/725
    • 14-12 AWG: FPLR, CL3R
  • Conductor Jacket Color
  1. Black
  2. Red
  3. White
  4. Green

Residential or Commercial Applications:

  • Security Systems
  • Intercom Systems
  • Sound/Audio Systems
  • Power-Limited Controls



Physical Construction

Inner Conductor Stranded Bare Copper
Conductor Size 16 AWG
Insulation PVC
Nominal OD 5.49mm
Outer Jacket Diameter .38mm
Jacket PVC
Jacket Color Gray
Number of Strands 19
Conductor Insulation 1.2mm PVC

Electrical Characteristics

Temperature 75°C
Voltage Rating 300V

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • Security Alarm Cable - Riser (CMR) - 16/4 AWG, CL3R, Stranded (19 Strand), Unshielded, Gray
  • 1000 Ft