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  • Bus Cables

    Bus Cables

    Nov 12, 2019

    Prior to bus systems being developed each switch, sensor, detector or contact needed wiring back to the process controller via its own pair or cable. Due to the high transmission rates and data flow requirements in evolving industrial applications...

  • FSC Adds Tree Cable to BMS Cable Range

    FSC Adds Tree Cable to BMS Cable Range

    Nov 06, 2019

    FS Cables now stock an all-in-one Tree cable designed for Loxone system - whether that’s motion sensors, switches or LED spots. Available on 100m, 200m and 500m reels as well as cut to length and all available in stock for next day delivery...

  • Tree Cable Designed For Loxone System

    Tree Cable Designed For Loxone System

    Nov 01, 2019

    FSC Global now stock the all-in-one Tree cable, designed for use for Loxone Tree devices - whether that’s motion sensors, switches or LED spots. Available on 100m, 200m and 500m reels as well as cut to length and all for next day despatch...

  • 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 FSC Global (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..

  • Special Manufacture - Custom & Prototype Cables

    Special Manufacture - Custom & Prototype Cables

    Oct 08, 2019

    Despite the phenomenal range of specialist cables available on the market today a significant amount of our business still comes from cables designed to meet the customers' exact requirements. It makes a lot of sense to buy a cable that fits your needs...

  • Home Automation & Building Control Cables

    Home Automation & Building Control Cables

    Sep 27, 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...

  • Fibre Optic Cables

    Fibre Optic Cables

    Sep 16, 2019

    As the cost of fibre optic cabling continues to fall it’s now a viable option for an increasing number of telecommunications and data networking applications, and as a result, fibre optics are now in widespread use...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • DALI Lighting Control - See the Light!

    DALI Lighting Control - See the Light!

    Aug 02, 2019

    What is DALI? DALI stands for Digital Addressable Lighting Interface and is part of IEC 60929, an international standard for dimming and digital lighting control communication that’s been around since 2002. DALI is very easy to install, extremely...

  • Coaxial Cables - What you Need to Know

    Coaxial Cables - What you Need to Know

    Jul 25, 2019

    The first known patent granted for coaxial transmission line was a British patent in 1880 to Oliver Heaviside, a self-taught British electrical engineer. Heaviside’s coaxial cable was a copper tube, which formed the outer of the line...

  • LSF vs LSHF (LSZH) - There is a Difference!

    LSF vs LSHF (LSZH) - There is a Difference!

    Jul 08, 2019

    The main problem facing specifiers and contractors is the confusion over terminology and standards. Is LSHF (Low Smoke Halogen Free) the same as LSF (Low Smoke and Fume)? These terms are all widely used within the cable industry and we still encounter...