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Home Automation HD Media Composite Cables

TruHome – HA Composite Cables

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 building control cable in a single jacket, these media composite cables are far less likely to get kinked or damaged which can make installations much easier.


DALI Lighting Control – See the Light!

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 versatile and a cost-effective solution but still has great flexibility and functionality.


LSF vs LSHF

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 confusion from contractors surrounding the difference between LSF and LSHF cables.


Cable Screening Options Explained

Screened Ethernet cables were designed for use in environments where electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) are present. Examples include manufacturing, automation and Industrial control applications where motors, generators, transformers and other noise emitting industrial machines are in use or where you may be concerned about interference from other cables in the area.


TruHD HDBaseT Recommended Data Cables

As a member of the HDBaseT Alliance, FS Cables offers the perfect cabling solution to ‘future proof’ modern buildings.

HDBaseT is the leading standard for distribution of uncompressed HD media over a single cable, with runs up to 100m. The HDBaseT standard allows distribution of HD video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, power and control across a single cable, delivering full HD, 3D and 4K video. High quality audio formats including Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD-Master Audio are all supported. Ethernet distribution, control and up to 100W DC power (PoE) are also delivered across the same cable.


Essential Install Live South 2017

For the sixth year running, CEDIA trade supplier FS Cables will return to Sandown Park for the Essential Install Live exhibition. Located on Stand 25, the FS team will be available to chat about your home automation & building control cabling requirements. You can also find out more about the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and how it will affect you.


TruHD – CPR Compliant

What is CPR?
The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) has been around for many years. CPR covers the fire performance and other aspects of various products used in construction.
The idea is that people involved in the design and construction of buildings will be able to make more informed decisions about the potential spread of fire of the products they choose. Cables are the latest products to be regulated this way.


ISE 2017, Amsterdam RAI – Show Review

FS Cables are back from another successful week at Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam. Having attracted its biggest crowd to date, ISE continues to lead the way as the world’s largest AV and systems integration tradeshow.


Large Range of Lighting Control Cables

FS Cables supply cables for many leading intelligent lighting control systems including Crestron™, Lutron™, Simmtronic™, Thorn™, Control 4™ and KNX®. These systems can create the perfect living or working space, offering the end user substantial energy and cost savings.


ISE 2017, Amsterdam RAI

CEDIA trade supplier FS Cables will be exhibiting at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), 7th-10th February 2017.

Held at the world-leading Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands, ISE is the world’s best-attended trade-show dedicated to professional AV and electronic system integration.


ISE 2016, Amsterdam RAI – Show Review

FS Cables exhibited at Integrated Systems Europe exhibition this February in Amsterdam. Having attracted a record of 65,686 attendees, ISE is officially the world’s largest AV and systems integration tradeshow.


Integrated Systems Europe 2016

CEDIA trade supplier FS Cables will be exhibiting at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), 9-12 February 2016.

Held at the world-leading Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands, ISE is the world’s best-attended tradeshow dedicated to professional AV and electronic system integration.


Home Automation Composite Cables

The TruHome series of home automation composite cables has been upgraded to include the popular TV100 coaxial cable.

Developed with the future in mind, these composite cables are designed for media distribution around the home. The standard RG6 coax has been replaced with the TV100, which is compatible with the F-Type Self Install connector.


TruVision – High Speed HDMI Leads

FS Cables now stock a range of standard and Ultra Thin HDMI leads, designed to distribute full HD 1080p and 4K video.

As part of the Tru range, these HDMI leads have been manufactured to the highest quality to ensure the best possible connection, while meeting requirements for the current HDMI standard. Both cables feature gold plated contacts and connector body as well as oxygen free conductors/cores, providing the best possible audio visual experience.


HDBaseT Recommended Cat 5E & Cat 6 – Stocked In a Range of Colours

As a member of the HDBaseT Alliance, FS Cables are offering large stocks of HDBaseT Recommended Cat 5E & Cat 6 cables in a range of different colours.

Available in either PVC or LSHF and in 305 metre pull boxes for your convenience, these cables are offered in black, blue, red, white, grey, violet, pink, orange, yellow and green for easy identification.


New – Online Pricing & Ordering

Sign up at www.trucables.com/register for full access to pricing and technical information and placing orders.

We have hundreds of products to browse through from data, HD Media and lighting to security, audio visual and networking. As well as downloadable technical datasheets, users will have access to live pricing information on all of our products where they can build their own quotes.


Pricing & Ordering Online

FS Cables has launched its new online quoting tool to the website – www.trucables.com

Customers can now access pricing information on hundreds of cabling products for home and building automation control. The new tool will enable users to build, save and manage quotes for their jobs and place orders online at any time of day.


Essential Install Live Southern Show 2015

FS Cables will be exhibiting at Essential Install Live South this June for the fourth year running.

Held at the Sandown Park Race Course on 9th June – 10th June, Essential Install Live is the only event in the South of England to deliver everything the install industry has to offer under one roof.

AS a CEDIA trade supplier, FS will be showcasing a variety of new products as well as our Tru range of high performance cables for home automation and building control.


Tru Cables & Connectors Catalogue Issue 2

Issue 2 of the ‘Cables & Connectors’ catalogue from Tru is now available.

The latest issue features technical data for hundreds of products for home and building automation cabling.

Increased to 48 pages and remaining A4 in size, this cabling guide will provide you with all the up-to-date information on our Tru range of high performance cables. This includes products from data, security, HD Media and lighting to security, audio visual and networking.


CEDIA Market Research Survey

As a CEDIA trade supplier – FS Cables have been asked to help contribute to their research into the residential custom installation market in the UK.

CEDIA, through market research company Park Associates are conducting a survey which they would like you to participate in.