Visit our other websites:    Consumer IT    On CE    eSP    Mobile Channels    rAVe Europe    Digital Signage News EMEA    iChannels

European Custom Installer

System Integration for the Connected Home

Cables and Accessories

A USB-C to HDMI Adapter for 4K Content

  • PDF

Satechi presents the Type-C to HDMI adapter compatible with 4K displays with a 60Hz refresh rate, allowing MacBook users to push 4K video to other, larger displays.

HDMI adapterFeaturing a brushed aluminium finish, the adapter is compatible with a wide range of USB-C devices other than the latest MacBooks, including the ChromeBook, Lumia 950/950XL, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S, Samsung S8 (at WQHD), HP Spectre, Huawei Matebook, Dell XPS series and Xiaomi notebook 12”. Users simply need to connect an HDMI cable to the adapter, and one has to keep in mind it only supports a direct HDMI-to-HDMI connection.

Also available from the company is the Type-C 4K HDMI cable-- a self-descriptive cable with a USB-C connector on one end and HDMI on the other.

Read more...

Xantech Intros EX Series HDMI Cables

  • PDF

Xantech presents the EX series-- high-speed HDMI cables with X-GRIP technology, allowing them to resist up to 4.5kg of pull force, keeping cables securely in place.

Xantech cableDesigned for commercial installers, the EX series cables support all HDMI features, including HDR, 18Gbps transfer rates, resolutions up to UHD and DCI 4K at 60fps in 4:4:4 Chroma sub-sampling, Audio Return Channel, Dolby Surround and more. The line has a solid aluminium internal EMI shielding jacket encasing the entire connector head overlapping the cable's shielding well.

Read more...

Platinum Tools Ships VDV MapMaster 3.0 Cable Tester

  • PDF

InfoComm sees Platinum Tools launch the VD MapMaster 3.0-- a cable testing tool for  Cat-7, Cat-6A, Cat-6, Cat-5e, Cat-5, Cat-4, and Cat-3 shielded and unshielded cables, voice and coax.

MapMaster“Based on the tremendous success of the award-winning VDV MapMaster 2.0, our 3.0 brings continuity testing, mapping, tone generator, and length measurement to the next level in one easy-to-use unit,” the company says. “Whether your jobs are commercial or residential, the versatility and added features of the VDV MapMaster 3.0 makes it a best value cable verifier for the professional installer.”

The MapMaster 3.0 identifies and maps 20 locations at one time. It also features a large backlit display, glow-in-the-dark keypad, built-in flashlight and audible beep verification to help installers working in the dark.

Read more...

Comprehensive Intros Pro AV/IT HD18 Cables

  • PDF

Comprehensive Connectivity Company launches the Pro AV/IT HD18G series of 4K60 4:4:4 HDMI over fibre plenum cables designed for system integration and other commercial applications.

Comprehensive cableThe cables offer a low smoke and fire-retardant plenum jacket, as well as UHD, 18G 4K 60 4:4:4 end to end performance, with high-speed, plug-and-play HDMI signal transmission in lengths of up to 33m. Active components in the connectors perform electrical-to-optical conversion, drawing power from the HDMI port.

Read more...

Belkin Strengthens USB-C Cable With Kevlar

  • PDF

Belkin announces an addition to the Mixit DuraTek durable cable line-- a USB-C cable featuring Kevlar-reinforced conductors and double-braided nylon shielding on the outside.

Belkin USB cableThe USB-C cable is certified by both the USB Implementers Forum, and includes a 5-year limited warranty. The length is 1.2m, and it comes in pink, gold, silver and black colours. The Kevlar used in the conductors is the same used in a broad range of industrial and consumer products, while longer, flexible strain-relief absorbs stress from bending, avoiding breakage.

Read more...

Wisdom Audio Intros Premium-Quality Interconnects

  • PDF

Wisdom Audio announces standard and custom interconnect cable kits as part of its high-end audio product lineup, with each kit featuring "oxygen-free" high-conductivity copper conductors.

Wisdom Audio cablesThe cables also promise protection from cracking and wear, as well as high-speed transmission, through high-grade foam polypropylene insulation. A Star-Quad design offers maximum protection against electrostatic interference, and each wire is numbered for ease and efficiency of installation.

Read more...

Chord Company Launches Sarum T Cables

  • PDF

Chord Company presents the Sarum T-- an update on the flagship Sarum cable range featuring Taylon insulated conductors for what the company claims is a major performance upgrade.

Chord Sarum TThe Sarum T range covers analogue and digital cables, and consists of a mains power cable, analogue interconnect with RCA, XLR or DIN terminations, digital interconnect (S/PDIF, AES/EBU or BNC) and speaker cable with banana or spade connections. All make use of Taylon, the proprietary insulation material first seen in the ChordMusic portfolio.

According to the Chord Company, Taylon originates from communications cables used in the material. As a high-tech alternative to PTFE it is phase-stable at room temperatures, and preserves critical timing information when used in audio cables.

Read more...