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ActiveConnect Cables Need No Power

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Datapath launches ActiveConnect-- a long-range fibre optic DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 2.0 cable series reaching lengths up to 100m with no need for additional power.

ActiveConnectThe cables measure just 7mm in diameter and are designed to provide direct connection from any graphics card, including the Datapath ImageDP4, to either DisplayPort or HDMI monitors. The cables also handle transmission from media players to Datapath HDMI or DisplayPort capture cards.

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D-Tools System Integrator 2016 Now Available

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D-Tools announces the latest version of the System Integrator (SI) software platform-- SI 2016, adding over 50 productivity features and enhancements within the robust D-Tools Cloud infrastructure.

D-Tools System IntegratorAccording to the company the additions make it aster and easier than ever for residential and commercial AV, higher education and security installers, consultants, tech managers and systems designers to perform key functions of their business, namely estimation, system design and project management.

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InfoComm to Harmonize Cable Labeling Practices

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Cable Labeling

InfoComm presents a new standard (Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems or CLAS) at a free plenary session during ISE 2016.

The new standard defines requirements for labeling cables used in installed AV systems and provides guidance for the easy identification of all power and signal paths in a completed system.

No one can argue with the fact proper cable labeling improves the operation, support, maintenance and troubleshooting of AV systems.

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ESP/SurgeX's Envision at ISE 2016

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The ESP/SurgeX ISE 2016 stand features Envision-- a power diagnostics system allowing installers to measure and record power conditions through detailed data in live or date-stamped reports.

EnvisionDescribed as "the ultimate troubleshooting tool," Envision provides energy data one can use to accurately identify the source of common electrical issues first time around. It comes in 230V/10A (EV-23010 IC) and 230V/16A (EV-23016 IC) configurations and features real-time diagnostic software together with an integrated scope meter.

Installers can use Envision as a pre-installation "electricity health meter" to identify and fix power issues before any installation. It can also be left onsite to analyse and record power anomalies in real-time, with the ESP/SurgeX Remote Portal providing 24/7 recording of all power conditions without need for site visits.

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Audience Intros Au24 SX Cables

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Audience announces the "top of the line" Au24 SX range of interconnects, loudspeaker, phone and digital cables, all promising to exceed the performance of the company's previous Au24 cable lines.

Audience Au24 SXImprovements include XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) dielectric material, higher-purity "six nines" copper and better cable geometry. The cables are also of a heavier gauge than previous Au24 lines, and are more relaxed yet more dynamic sonically, with a richer tonal palette.

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ICE Primal Bulk Cables at ISE 2016

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ICE bulk cartonICE Cable Systems announces the ISE 2016 launch of the Primal bulk wire systems-- an affordable category and speaker cable series offered in a pull-box packaging.

The line consists of Cat 5, Cat 6 and 14-/16-gauge speaker cables. All come in packaging featuring a pull-resistant handles and water-resistant laminate similar to those found in the ICE Big Mout Payout Box (BMP), with REELEX coil and payout technology keeping wire-pulls free from knots, kinks and tangles.

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The Chord Company Intros Clearway Digital

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The Chord Company launches Clearway Digital-- a Tuned Aray digital coaxial cable the company claims is designed to deliver the full potential of high-quality digital music.

Clearway jackAvailable in a wide range of terminations (including silver-plated VEE 3 RCA plugs, BNC plugs and even 3.5mm mono jacks), Clearway Digital cables use an oxygen-free copper conductor combined with a gas-foamed polyethylene insulation and woven copper shield.

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