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  • How to Choose the Right Category of Data Cable

    How to Choose the Right Category of Data Cable

    Mar 15, 2021

    This article looks at the role of Ethernet data cables, how they are designed, and how, today, they are available in several different categories. This should help you in deciding which data cable category (or categories) is/are best for you...

  • Cat 7 External - Now In Stock

    Cat 7 External - Now In Stock

    Jun 18, 2020

    Designed for fixed installations, the duct grade Cat 7 cable uses the original high performance Cat 7 as a base cable but with an additional heavy UV resistant PE (polyethylene) jacket to protect against moisture and give the cable extra strength. (tested

  • New HDBaseT Cat 6A range of colours makes identification easier for installers

    New HDBaseT Cat 6A range of colours makes identification easier for installers

    Mar 01, 2019

    FS Cables have added white and violet colour options to the TruHD range of Cat 6A HDBaseT Recommended cables. Ideal for fast data and media transmission around the home, including 4K video, Cat 6A is a perfect solution for the modern building.

  • Cat 5E UTP Colours - Now in Stock

    May 27, 2014

    FS Cables now stock Cat-5E UTP in a range of new colours. In addition to the standard grey sheath, Cat-5E UTP is now available in red, blue, green, yellow and white for easy circuit identification. Tested to 350Mhz, these cables allow transfer of h

  • Cat 6 Duct Grade

    Oct 16, 2012

    We have recently added the Cat 6 Duct Grade cable to our product range. Featuring a heavy black polyethylene sheath and a flame retardant PVC inner jacket for easy stripping, the Cat 6 offers high speed data transfers where underground duct or a weathe

  • Cat 5 Armoured and Duct Grade in Stock

    Oct 16, 2012

    External data applications for Cat-5 cables are increasing all the time and so are the physical demands that these cables are being asked to cope with. Long gone are the days when cables were simply contained in trunking around offices or under suspended

  • Multipair Cat 3 & Cat 5 cables

    Oct 12, 2012

    Where you need to run large numbers of pairs of Cat-3 or Cat-5 cables over distances multipair versions may be the answer. Cat-3 10, 25, 50, 100 or 200 pair and Cat-5 25 pair are now held in stock on bulk reels so you can order just the cut lengths you n

  • Cat 5 Boxes Now in Stock

    Oct 09, 2012

    Large stocks of Cat 5 / Cat 5E / Cat 6 UTP & FTP boxes are now available from stock in PVC or Low Smoke Halogen Free versions. Boxes contain a metre marked 1000ft (305m) length offering convenience, easy storage and great value.

  • Exhibition Review

    Oct 15, 2012

    IFSEC, the International Fire & Security Exhibition was held in Birmingham NEC for four days in May. The array of products on show was mind-blowing with everything from the humble padlock to the latest in anti-terrorist equipment.