ETC's Standard Cable Recommendations
(standard cable recommendations and cable substitutions are always subject to change)
DMX: Belden 9729
LinkConnect/EchoConnect: Belden 8471(data), 2ea. 16ga stranded(aux power) and 1ea. 14ga stranded(ESD ground)
BluesSystem: Belden 28082A (refer to the cable length chart for your specific application)
Ethernet: Belden 1583A (Cat5e), Belden 2412(Cat6) **
** ANY CERTIFIED CATEGORY 5E OR BETTER CABLE IS APPROVED AS A BELDEN 1583A SUBSTITUTE FOR ETHERNET
Below are several examples that show how to filter your search by entering one or more comma separated keyword values. Partial keywords can be entered but please note this will expand the search. When All keywords match(AND) is selected on the right side ALL keywords entered will need to be present within the record for a result to be returned. When Any keywords match(OR) is selected ANY of the keywords can be present within the record for a result to be returned. In addition, you can click each column header to further sort the list as well.
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Search for all approved, non-plenum, DMX cables:
Search for all approved, plenum, Paradigm cables:
Notice that the top results (1st image below) show a mix of plenum and non-plenum cables. Simply click the Jacket Type column twice and all plenum cables will filter to the top of the list (2nd image below).
Search for all submersible & direct burial cables:
Notice that the top results show a mix of of approved and non-approved cables(1st image below). Click the approved status column twice and the approved cables will filter to the top of the list (2nd image below).
Search for all approved low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) cables: