Cables / Wires
Cable assemblies for high-speed data transmission
HARTING has introduced a new range of high-performance QSFP+ and SFP+ cable assemblies which can support data-transmission speeds of up to 40 Gbit/s. In addition to standard cable assemblies with cable sizes from AWG 24 to AWG 30, HARTING offers customised solutions including units with EEPROM programming.
Elecom Launch Ultra-thin Portable Micro-HDMI Cables in Japan for Smartphones using Active HDMI technology from RedMere
RedMere has partnered with Japanese electronics firm Elecom Co. Ltd to announce the launch of the new Ultra Thin Micro HDMI cable. Available in retail outlets throughout Japan, these super-slim HDMI cables come in various lengths from 0.5 to 2.5 meters and are ideal for digitally connecting smartphones, tablets or notebook PCs to a big-screen HDTV.
Micro Coax Cable Assemblies from GTK
The micro miniature coax a href=http://www.electronicspecifier.com/Cables-and-Wires>cable assembly range from GTK can be used in a diverse range of applications including: WLAN radios and access points, handheld computers, PDA's, test equipment, wireless security, metering and GPS tracking products.
MIYOSHI CORP Using Technology from RedMere, Launch the Most Portable Mini-HDMI Cable for Cameras and Camcorders in Japan
RedMere has partnered with MIYOSHI CORP to announce the launch of Ultra Slim High Speed HDMI Cables with Ethernet. Suitable for use with digital pocket cameras, DSLRs, camcorders, smartphones and tablets, this is the first time an active and therefore ultra-portable Mini-HDMI cable has been launched in the retail market in Japan.
Alpha Wire Unveils Latest in Environmentally Friendly Hook-up Wire
Alpha Wire has launched a new extension of its popular EcoWire line tailored for more industrial applications. Offering all the environmental benefits and abrasion resistance characteristics of the original EcoWire, EcoWire Plus also resists oils, fuels, solvents, and other hazardous liquids. EcoWire Plus meets the fluid resistance requirements of ISO 6722 for thin-wall and ultra-thin-wall wire, making it an eco-friendly and cost-effective replacement for XLPE-insulated wire.
Quadrax Contact: Ethernet and broadband networks for harsh operating Environments
Souriau has developed and released gauge #8 quadrax contacts which have demonstrated in an operational environment that they are compatible with communication protocols requiring up to category 6. These protocols include those for the flagship quadrax application which is, of course, Ethernet in harsh operating environments.
High density HD video cabling for outside-broadcast vehicles and flight-case systems
HARTING has introduced a range of connectivity solutions for higher-density cabling for HD video signal-transfer applications in outside-broadcast vans and production trucks as well as modular flight-case flyaway suites and de-rig systems.
Apex tops for London hospital electrical wiring contract cure
Significant benefits for multi million pound PFI scheme. UK market leader Apex Wiring Solutions has won the contract to supply a modular wiring system for the redevelopment of St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts) in London. The move is part of the second phase of London NHS Trust's PFI funded redevelopment of hospital and healthcare facilities across the capital and follows the installation of an armoured wiring system at Whitechapel's Royal London Hospital.
USB to Digital Level Interface Cabling Solutions from FTDI
USB solutions specialist Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) has added two new cables to its USB to digital level serial interface portfolio. The new C232HM-DDHSL-0 (3.3 V output power) and C232HM-EDHSL-0 (5V output power) USB 2.0 Hi-Speed to Digital Level Multi-Protocol Synchronous Serial Engine (MPSSE) cables - which form part of its expanding 'Instant USB cable' line - offer a fast, simple way to connect devices with 3.3 V logic level interfaces to USB. Both support the USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480Mb/s) standard.
Nexans to build Extra High Voltage cable plant in US
Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has announced its intention to build a plant for the manufacture of underground Extra High Voltage (EHV) cables and possible extension to submarine HV activities, in the United States. Nexans is investing in the new plant to capitalize on the significant investments expected in EHV cables in North America in the coming years.
Atlona - Professional Line 4x1 and 4x2 High-Speed HDMI Switchers
Atlona Technologies announced that the company has introduced new 4x1 and 4x2 high-speed HDMI switchers to its newly branded Atlona Professional line of digital connectivity solutions. The perfect solutions for home theater and multimedia systems with limited display input options, the switchers provide a high-digital-performance connection between four HDMI sources and one (AT-HD4-V41) or two (AT-HD4-V42) HDMI video displays without signal loss.
Using RedMere’s Technology, PNY has Launched an Ultra-Thin and Portable Active High Speed Cable with Micro Connector Incorporating HDMI Technology
RedMere®, a leading supplier of smart active cable solutions has announced that top Consumer Electronics brand PNY, using its cable technology, has launched the new Active High Speed HDMI® Micro Cable into the US Consumer Electronics market. This is the latest addition to PNY's line of Active Cables with HDMI, which currently use RedMere's technology to become ultra-thin and portable. PNY's Active High Speed HDMI Micro Cable allows for easy and convenient access to videos, photos, presentations, web browsing, e-books, and more - direct from a portable device right to a projector, monitor, or HDTV and will help transform the way consumers now use their tablets and smartphones.
HUBER+SUHNER - Fibre Optic cable gains approval for use throughout London Underground
HUBER+SUHNER, recognized by many as the leader in fibre optic connectivity, announces that its latest fibre optic cable has been authorized for use throughout the London Underground (LUL) Network by meeting the fire, smoke and toxic fume requirements of LUL's 1-085 standard.
Precision 26.5 GHz Phase Stable Cables Offer Accurate RF and Microwave Measurements
Test grade cables are a must for RF applications. The test cables serve as the extension of the equipments' test ports. They provide flexibility for measuring cable assemblies or other microwave devices. It is vital to system performance that they remain stable when subjected to environmental or mechanical stresses.
Gore Adds Rugged Cable Assembly To Reduce Cost Of High Throughput RF Test Applications
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has added a rugged 18 GHz cable assembly to its GORE PHASEFLEX Microwave/RF Test Assemblies line. This rugged cable assembly is specifically engineered for high throughput production test applications in the wireless infrastructure market. The increased durability of this assembly reduces total costs for testing because it lasts longer, decreasing the frequency of cable assembly replacements. Its stable performance ensures precise measurements and repeatability, which reduces the risk of testing errors and the need for time-consuming troubleshooting and system calibration. In addition, the ergonomic design of this cable assembly eliminates the need to use a torque wrench to connect and disconnect accurately, which increases throughput on the manufacturing line.
Prysmian FP approved by London Underground
Prysmian's FP200 Gold, FP600S and FP400 are all approved for use in the London Underground, perhaps the most onerous environment for any cable product. This means that Engineers and Contractors can specify and install FP200 Gold, FP400 and FP600S with confidence throughout the London Underground network and stations, above and below ground.
Extensive range of Van Damme A/V and data cables now available from Rapid Electronics
Rapid Electronics has introduced Van Damme's highly respected range of audio and video, data and network cabling to its product portfolio.
Alpha Wire unveils Pro-Tekt European Cable System, specifically designed for the needs of the industrial European marketplace
Alpha Wire, a leading supplier of advanced solutions and service in wire, cable and tubing, has announced the launch of a new cable line, Pro-Tekt, specifically designed for the needs of the industrial European marketplace.
Volex To Provide The Majority Of High-speed Sfp Cable Assembly Requirements To ZTE's Far East Market
Volex Group plc, the preferred global partner for customised electrical and optical interconnect solutions, has been selected by ZTE, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, as a major cable assemblies supplier to its Far East market via Volex's Suzhou factory.
Alpha Wire Unveils Chinese-language Website
Alpha Wire has launched a Chinese-language version of its website designed to make AlphaWire.com available to an increasingly diversified customer base. Chinese-speaking customers are now able to access all existing website functions, including product filters, data sheet searches, sample requests, and product brochure downloads, in their native language.
Mirror plants enable AWS Electronics to deliver top quality, best price cable assembly service
AWS Group – one of the UK's leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) providers – has developed mirrored cable assembly operations in Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK and Namestrovo, Slovakia, enabling the company to deliver fast turn around, full production run and low cost manufacturing services.
Oki Electric Cable Introduces New Wire for Wire-type Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) to Achieve 30% Faster Cutting Speed
OKI Electric Cable announced the launch of OS-UZ Wire, a zinc-plated wire for Wire-type EDM(*1). Sales and shipment of OS-UZ Wire starts in April.
Neurology Centre protected by FP PLUS
12,000 metres of FP PLUS from Prysmian have been installed in the upgraded fire alarm system at the Southampton General Hospital Neurology centre. This New Generation FP PLUS cable with Insudite insulation offers excellent resistance to damage whilst also being approved for fire detection and fire alarm critical signal paths to BS 5839-1:2002+A2:2008 for enhanced applications.
LUL approved trackside communication cable from Aerco
Now available from Aerco is a range of cables covered by G7621/2/3 specifications from B3 Cable Solutions that meets the exacting standards required by London Underground Limited (LUL) and can be used in rail environments including stations and platforms.
CW1600 cable from Aerco meets BT specs
Now in stock at Aerco is CW1600 cable from B3 Cable Solutions. This internal grade Limited Fire Hazard (LFH) multi-pair telephone cable is similar to CW1308, B3 Cable Solutions' standard indoor telephone cable, but with the addition of a halogen-free flame retardant sheath. It is mainly used for internal applications within buildings where the need to protect people and equipment from smoke and fumes is paramount.
Afumex LSX range expands
Prysmian has expanded its Afumex LSX range to include Three Core 6mm² and Four Core 6mm². The range is designed for power and lighting circuits where a screened, low smoke, halogen free and reduced flame propagation cable is required. Developed and manufactured by Prysmian near Southampton for over twenty years, the ever popular Afumex LSX cable continues to be the choice of installers, designers and clients.
Speedfoam HT cable in stock at Quadrant
Quadrant stocks a wide range of high performance cable and wire products from Habia that are designed for rugged and demanding applications including Speedfoam 240 HT and 400 HT low loss, high power RF coaxial cable, both of which carry MoD approval.
Prysmian wins contract worth more than € 90 m from INELFE (REE/RTE) for a new electrical interconnection between France and Spain
Prysmian Cables & Systems, a leading worldwide player in the energy and telecommunications cables industry, has been awarded a contract worth in excess of € 90 million for a new electrical interconnection between France and Spain. The link will be realised for INELFE, a 50:50 joint venture between the Spanish grid operator, Red Electrica de España (REE), and the French grid operator Réseau de Transport d'Électricité (RTE).
Prysmian/Ravin JV to target 10% market share in India’s cables sector
Prysmian, a leading worldwide player in the energy and telecommunications cables industry, and Ravin Cables Ltd, its Indian JV subsidiary, today presented their development strategies and growth objectives for the Indian market.
Volex Supplies Cables For Next Generation Hospital Beds
Volex Group plc, the global designer and manufacturer of high-performance interconnect solutions and power cords, is working with one of the healthcare industry's leading hospital bed manufacturers, to provide an engineered cabling solution for its latest bed offering.
Tyco Electronics Releases Small Pico Switching Coax Connectors
With miniaturization as a continuing trend in the production of mobile devices, there has been increasingly strong demand for smaller connectors that are compatible with high frequencies used in mobile terminals.
Crystek Introduces New Line Of Armored 18 Ghz Low-Loss RF Coaxial Cable Assemblies
Crystek has ruggedized its LL142 low-loss RF cable assemblies by incorporating a spiraled stainless steel casing, along with extra fortification provided by heavy-duty adhesive strain relief with a Neoprene jacket. This added measure of protection eliminates the failures commonly caused by cable flexion and compression. At 18 GHz, the new Armored LL142 assemblies feature attenuation of 0.36 dB/ft. and VSWR characteristics of <1.3.
Tyco Electronics Introduces The First Long Reach Cable Assembly Certified By VESA
Tyco Electronics (TE) has introduced a long-reach, passive cable assembly that complies with the DisplayPort version 1.1a Reduced Bit Rate (RBR) specification. This assembly is the first of its kind to be certified by VESA (Video Electronics Standards Association), a certification program that enables consumers to easily identify cable adaptor products that have been tested and certified for proper operation via the DisplayPort Certified Logo on adaptor product packaging.
Speciality Cabling Scoop Top Award
Beating off all the competition, Brand-Rex Speciality Cabling Solutions won a top Business accolade at the North of England Business Excellence Awards on 24th September. Judged as the best Private Sector Business (under 250 employees), a group of staff accepted the award, presented by the Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP, at the annual awards dinner at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.
Ruggedised, high-density cabling for theatre, concert and AV installations
The HARTING Han-Modular series of industrial connector inserts allows event installers in the theatre, concert and AV sectors to create high-density connectivity and cabling solutions with total signal handling flexibility - including audio, video, communications, data and power - in a range of rugged IP65/67 hoods and housings suitable for harsh handling conditions.
Tyco Releases Active SFP+ Direct Attach Copper Cable Assemblies
Tyco Electronics announced the release of SFP+ active direct-attach copper cable assemblies – high-speed, cost-effective alternatives to fiber optic transceivers and MPO cables in 10Gb Ethernet, 8GB Fibre Channel and InfiniBand applications. This active design offers signal amplification and equalization in cable assemblies with low power consumption of 500mW per cable end. Active cables also incorporate Rx LOS and Tx Disable functionality. Tyco Electronics offers these cables in standard lengths from 0.5 through 15 meters.
W. L. Gore - Lightweight RG coaxial cable for aircraft communication and navigation systems
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has introduced a new, lighter-weight RG coaxial cable for aircraft communication and navigation systems, providing significant weight savings without compromising performance. When compared to standard RG coaxial cables, these new cables reduce operating costs because they are as much as 20 percent lighter with a 15 percent smaller diameter. This smaller and lighter profile coaxial cable still meets the stringent electrical and mechanical requirements of MIL-T-81790 and EN 3475-503. The cables engineered for electrical impedance of 50Ω and 75Ω also exceed the electrical requirements of MIL-C-17G.
Prysmian launches free guide to BS8519 cable selection
Prysmian now has available a free printed guide to the selection of cable types in accordance with the recommendations of BS 8519:2010. To obtain your free guide to cable selection, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
RedMere announces the launch of Japan’s first ever smart ultra slim HDMI cable with embedded booster at BUFFALO KOKUYO SUPPLY INC
RedMere has partnered with BUFFALO KOKUYO SUPPLY INC, to launch the new High Speed Slim 1.4 HDMI cable for use in home theatre, PC's, PC peripherals, satellite box and gaming high definition and 3D TV applications.
HUBER+SUHNER (UK) Adds To Semi-Rigid RF Cable Assembly Capability With Custom Automatic Forming Machine
HUBER+SUHNER (UK), an industry leader in the design, manufacture and testing of high quality RF cable assemblies, has made a significant addition to its semi-rigid RF cable production capability with the installation of a fully automatic custom cable forming machine at its Bicester facility.