SHEER WIRE INTRODUCES COMPONENT VIDEO AND CAT5E HYBRID CABLE AT CEDIA 2006

Cable Solves Hi-Res Distribution for IP-Addressable Devices and Displays

DENVER CO, SEPTEMBER 14, 2006 - Sheer Wire (formally Sheer Sound), the industry leader in home theater and automation wire and cable products, introduces its Component Video & Cat5E Hybrid series of cables at CEDIA 2006 (Booth #527). The Sheer Wire Component Video & Cat5E Hybrid Cables are intended for video applications that require the distribution of high -resolution component video with Cat5E for IP -addressable devices or displays. This new series is available in two types: a six coax with one category 5E version and a six coax with two category 5E version.


The video elements of the Component Video & Cat5E Hybrid Cable are 25 gage solid miniature HDTV coaxial cables, which feature low attenuation, 3GHz bandwidth, gas -injected dielectric, dual foil and braid shield, and are 100% swept test to meet or exceed industry standards. The Category 5E four -pair element(s) has a 350MHz bandwidth and features electrical specifications that exceed TIA/EIA 568 -B.2 requirements and is ETL verified.

Sheer Wire's Component Video & Cat5E Hybrid Cables have a flexible and low -friction UL -rated outer jacket that is easy to install and suitable for permanent installation. In addition to the standard version, plenum versions are also available.

"The rapid growth and increasing complexity of A/V infrastructure wiring requires new solutions," stated Scott Fehl, Sheer Wire's Director of Marketing. "With the Component Video & Cat5E Hybrid Cable, Sheer
Wire achieves a solution to both high -resolution component video distribution and the increasing number of IP addressable devices."

Sheer Wire encompasses a complete line of wire and cable products dedicated to home theater installations; in -wall and outdoor audio speaker runs; high -resolution analog and High Definition digital video; residential prewiring structures (future proofing); touch panel control systems; and lighting power and control. For more information, visit the Sheer Wire Web site at www.sheerwire.com.

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