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Data Cable Specs, Substitutions and Maximum Wire Lengths

For a full and comprehensive listing (which is searchable), please see our Cable Cross Database located here.

Other wire substitutions may be acceptable, but must be confirmed by contacting ETC Applications Engineering.

Wire Length Maximums

Protocol Maximum Length
DMX 1640ft / 500m
BlueSystem 747ft / 225m
Unison / SmartLink / EchoConnect / Paradigm Total length not to exceed 1640ft / 500m
Network: UTP and ETCNet 328ft / 100m
Network: Fiber 550m for 50μm


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