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  • Smart homes are going to get smarter

    Smart homes are going to get smarter

    May 30, 2019

    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...

  • Essential Install Live! 2019 - The Smart Building & Home Automation Trade Show

    Essential Install Live! 2019 - The Smart Building & Home Automation Trade Show

    Apr 09, 2019

    Leading cable supplier FS Cables will be exhibiting at this year's Essential Install Live! 30th Apr - May 1st at Farnborough Exhibition Centre. Head to stand 64 for all things cabling and to discover the truth about CPR from the cable experts.

  • External Grade Speaker Cables - Whatever the weather

    External Grade Speaker Cables - Whatever the weather

    Apr 02, 2019

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

  • 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

  • CCTV Cabling - Putting You in the Picture

    Oct 16, 2012

    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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • TruLighting Range of Lighting Control Cables

    TruLighting Range of Lighting Control Cables

    Jan 23, 2018

    Tru Cables has developed a range of high quality lighting control cables for use with all leading intelligent lighting and building control systems. The TruLighting range supports popular systems such as Crestron™, Simmtronic™, KNX®, Control 4™, Thorn™ an