Wire And Cable
By Robert Archer · July 5, 2019 • The Ideal Networks LanTEK IV cable tester is designed to help integrators test a variety of connections quickly and easily.
By Jason Knott · June 24, 2019 • Two bills in the Texas legislature would require any wiring carrying more than 50 watts to be pulled by a licensed electrician only. UPDATE: Both bills stuck in committee as Texas legislature adjourned.
By Jason Knott · March 19, 2018 • Long-time OEM Chromis Fiberoptics moves to the forefront with its own branded GigaPOF active optical cables with tight bend radius and 100lb pull strength.
By Robert Archer · March 16, 2018 • Legrand's Active Copper HDMI cables support the transmission of formats such as 4K, HDR and Audio Return Channel as far as 50 feet.
By Jason Knott · February 2, 2018 • Monster is paying millions for a 60-second Super Bowl commercial featuring the life of founder Noel Lee to launch a new line of headphones and speakers. Rock, pop, country and hip hop artists are featured.
By Jason Knott · January 17, 2018 • At CES 2018, FIBBR unveils Ultra 8K, an ISF-certified fiber optic HDMI cable, claiming 56Gbps bandwidth up to 50 meters.
By Robert Archer · December 20, 2017 • Metra Home Theater Group's new Ethereal MHX and MHY cables employ new design concepts that enable the products to carry 4K signals over longer distances.
By CE Pro Editors · December 18, 2017 • Installers can strip virtually any wire, no matter the gauge, with a single hand using the new self-adjusting Minim and Maxim wire strippers from Platinum Tools.
By Jason Knott · December 1, 2017 • Calling some manufacturers claims ‘flat-out lies,’ Metra Home Theater Group addresses HDMI cable length for transmitting 4K signals in white paper and video.
By Robert Archer · November 29, 2017 • HDMI 2.1 spec calls for 48Gbps bandwidth supporting HDR, wider color gamut, 8K @ 60Hz, 4K @120Hz and 10K for commercial applications.
By CE Pro Editors · December 29, 2016 • Wireworld Cable Technology unveils six levels of HDMI 2.0 cables in lengths ranging from 1 foot to 65 feet.
By Jason Knott · September 1, 2016 • New HDMI 'Alt Mode' for USB Type-C connectors enables delivery of native HDMI 1.4 signal to 4K/UltraHD displays with no adapters or dongles.
By Jason Knott · August 26, 2016 • Future Ready Solutions brings together a Dream Team of connectivity experts from Cleerline Technology Group, Kordz, Celerity, Transparent Audio and others to assist technologists with wire, cable and fiber solutions.
By Jason Knott · August 5, 2016 • SCP purchases architectural loudspeaker manufacturer Current Audio, which will maintain its brand name. Principals Sean McDermott and Ron Maurer will continue to oversee sales. Products will be shipped and administered via SCP's headquarters in Florida.
By Steve Crowe · June 19, 2014 • For this edition of Throwback Thursday, look back at photos of the worst wiring jobs after they've been cleaned up and see how they turned out.