L-com Redesigns Its Bulk Ethernet Cabling Category and Adds More Than 25 New Options

Simplifying the selection and adding more than 25 new options to its lineup.

NORTH ANDOVER, MA - 9/4/13 - L-com, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has updated its bulk Ethernet cabling category of products, simplifying the selection and adding more than 25 new options to its lineup. The redesign sorts bulk cable types in the different Category ratings by four factors: shielding type, jacket rating (if applicable), conductor type (solid or stranded), and jacket material. Many of the cable types are then broken down by jacket color and special conditions such as 2 pair or 4 pair varieties, hi-flex or outdoor rated.


The new cable types are all solid conductor Category 5e and Category 6. Solid conductors are ideal for long, permanent or semi-permanent installations. Horizontal premise cable is generally solid conductor. Solid conductor also terminates easily into standard IDC connectors and panels. These new cables are made to complement L-com's existing line of stranded bulk cables, which are ideal for patch cable use.

"It is my hope that this update will provide a greater array of options for our customers, as well as making those options easier to browse through and identify," said David Gallagher, Product Manager.

In addition to the new products, L-com continues to offer a variety of T1/E1, Category 3, Category 6a, and flat modular ("silver satin"), along with its existing popular Category 5e and Category 6 bulk cables.

L-com®, a global designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, offers a wide range of solutions and unmatched customer service for the audio/video, OEM, military/aerospace, IT, and wireless RF industries. The company's product portfolio includes cable assemblies, connectors, adapters, computer networking components, and custom products, as well as the HyperLink® line of wireless antennas, amplifiers, filters/splitters, lightning protectors, weatherproof enclosures, and much more. Trusted for more than 30 years, L-com, Inc. is headquartered in North Andover, Massachusetts, USA, and is ISO 9001: 2008-certified. For more information, please visit: http://www.L-com.com/

Featured Product

MIDLITE®'s SPEEDPORT Universal Cable Pass Thru, Fastening & Anchor System

MIDLITE®'s SPEEDPORT Universal Cable Pass Thru, Fastening & Anchor System

Use for any Low Voltage Cabling, A/V, Telecom, Data, Networking Ideal for : Sound Bars & Wall Speakers • Home Theater Cabling • A/V Furniture The SPEEDPORT™ is incredibly versatile and is ideal for wall mounted box speakers, sound bars and wireless access devices mounted in ceilings. It can accommodate almost any device needed to be hung on a wall or ceiling with cable pass thru and mounting. The ultra low profile design features a rubber grommet insert for bulk cable pass thru. Two mounting screws are hidden behind the grommet and offer a clean, unobtrusive presentation. Installation is quick & simple using a hole saw and attaches to acoustical ceiling tiles and/or gypsum board. Reducing labor and a whole lot of mess from hand cutting large rectangular holes - Low voltage brackets are no longer needed. Just cut your hole in the desired location, insert SPEEDPORT™ and tighten adjustable mounting arms to fasten securely.