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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...

  • Tree Cable Designed For Loxone System - Now to CPR Class B2ca

    Tree Cable Designed For Loxone System - Now to CPR Class B2ca

    Feb 08, 2021

    FS Cables stock the all-in-one Tree cable & jumper wires, designed for use for Loxone Tree devices - whether that’s motion sensors, switches or LED spots. Available on 100m, 200m and 500m reels all for next day delivery, the cable is CPR certified to B2ca

  • External Speaker Cables

    External Speaker Cables

    Jan 04, 2021

    To complement the range of TruSound high performance speaker cables, FS Cables have a weatherproof 16AWG speaker cable. Ideal for external applications, this cable has been designed to prevent water and moisture from damaging equipment.

  • Wired vs Wi-Fi

    Wired vs Wi-Fi

    Sep 23, 2020

    Way back in 2003 the UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) came up with the following definition for a smart home: "A dwelling incorporating a communications network that connects the key electrical appliances and services, and allows them to be...

  • TruSound Multicore Speaker Cable to CPR Class Cca

    TruSound Multicore Speaker Cable to CPR Class Cca

    Aug 11, 2020

    We’ve added to our range of CPR class Cca with these professional grade speaker cables. It's extremely flexible due to the high rate of twist and the insulation / jacket materials used. Ideal for winding on and off drums, it also remain flexible at low...

  • Jumper Wire Added to Tree Cable for Loxone System

    Jumper Wire Added to Tree Cable for Loxone System

    Jul 06, 2020

    The twisted-pair jumper wire is used for connecting equipment inside a control panel, such as the Loxone Miniserver and Extensions of a Loxone Smart Home System. The jumper wire comes in three different colours for easy identification, is rated at 500V...

  • 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

  • KNX Certified Cable In Stock For Next Day Delivery

    KNX Certified Cable In Stock For Next Day Delivery

    Jun 09, 2020

    When you are looking to buy KNX cable, look for the KNX logo. All KNX certified equipment has been tested and certified to meet this high standard and only equipment meeting this can carry the logo.

  • KNX Cable - Now Available to CPR Class Cca s1a, d1, a1

    KNX Cable - Now Available to CPR Class Cca s1a, d1, a1

    Oct 10, 2019

    The CPR class Cca KNX cable from FS Cables (also known as TP1 cable) features two twisted pairs of solid conductor with a foil screen and tinned copper drain wire with a distinctive Low Smoke Halogen Free (LSHF) green jacket. It’s been tested and certi...

  • Home Automation & Building Control Cables

    Home Automation & Building Control Cables

    Sep 26, 2019

    As our lifestyles are becoming increasingly digital, the devices and equipment we use to consume digital media are becoming more integrated into the home. No longer a dream of tomorrow, the ‘connected home’ is now very much a reality with more and more...

  • Home Automation HD Media Composite Cables

    Home Automation HD Media Composite Cables

    Sep 09, 2019

    Developed with the future in mind, the FSC Tru series of home automation composite cables have been designed for HD media distribution around the home. By combining individual elements such as digital coax, HDBaseT Recommended Cat 5E & Cat 6, fibre, and b

  • Security Cabling - Putting You in the Picture

    Security Cabling - Putting You in the Picture

    Aug 08, 2019

    Some years ago the security world was inundated with ‘wireless’ radio frequency security products ranging from detectors to cameras. So why twenty years on are cables still so important? The short answer is that in the majority of cases cable is simply