Posts Tagged ‘Cable and Structured Wiring’

Wrap, Clamp and Keep the Cords in One Spot

February 12, 2012 Leave a comment

AVB Cable ES-PET-175-BK 1 3/4 Inch Hook-Loop PET Wrap Cable Sleeve, Black - 100 Feet



The AVB Cable Hook-Loop PET Wrap Cable Sleeve is a simple cable management solution that is durable and easy to use. It is designed with a .25 millimeter monofilament, which gently constricts around the diameter of your hoses, wires and odd shaped connectors. The expandable sleeving is an exceptionally durable, reliable, solution that is ideal for the organization, wrap and protection of a wide assortment of wires and cables. Use this lightweight product as a jacket to protect and organize wires, cables assemblies or industrial hoses. All you need to do is separate the hook and loop fasteners along the edge of the sleeve and slip the entire length of wrap around whatever cables or hoses you are trying to organize. Then, simply seal the hook and loop along the edges to secure your cables in one place. And for additional security, this sleeve has Velcro along its side that will also keep your cables together and organized in this sleeve. Read More

Safely Run this Fire-Rated Video Cable Inside Walls

February 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Swann SWPRO-30MFRC 100' Fire Rated BNC Cable




  • Fire rated for in-wall installations
  • BNC and DC barrel connectors on each end
  • Comes with BNC female/female connector


Did you know normal wiring can burn inside your walls? Especially when oriented vertically, the plastic insulation can burn vicisouly and threaten your home. This video/power cable is rated for use inside walls or plenums by UL and meets the FT4/CMR standard. There are both a video coax and 2-conductor power cable “Siamesed” together for easy and neat installation, and the cables can also be easily pulled apart if more separation is needed. This cable is built to the latest industry standards so you can easily and reliably extend the range of your camera’s video and power signals. Run images from your surveillance camera farther without the loss of signal thanks to the improved shielding within the cables. Comes with a female to female BNC adapter making joining cables a breeze.  Read more

Travel-Sized Surge Protector Offers Three Grounded Outlets and Two USB Ports

January 28, 2012 Leave a comment

The Flipit! Travel Surge is a mini-surge protector that provides peace of mind when traveling. Three surge-protected outlets are provided along with 2 USB charging ports for portable devices.

The Flipit! Travel Surge is the perfect product to accomodate all your charging needs while traveling. Most hotel rooms offer very little in the way of convenient available outlets and virtually none offer surge protection. Now you can charge a combination of devices from one outlet and have the peace of mind that they are protected from power surges.   Read more

Ideative PP0321W Flipit! 2 USB 3-Outlet Travel Surge Protector



  • AC power plug folds down for convenient easy travel
  • Includes 3 surge-protected power outlets and 2 USB ports
  • Simultaneously charge multiple portable devices including the iPhone, iPad, PC, Etc.
  • Surge protector protects your devices up to 612 Joules

Determine How Much Moisture is Lingering Inside Wooden Items

December 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Extech Instruments MO220 Moisture Meter

-8 calibration scales for measuring up to 170 wood species
-Includes a heavy-duty remote probe for use on hard surfaces
-Also includes a temperature probe for automatically temperature compensated readings
-Adjustable auto power off settings
-Low battery indicator

This moisture meter can measure the amount of moisture located in wood materials. It also includes a remote handpress moisture probe for use on hard surfaces. A temperature probe increases accuracy by adding automatic temperature compensation (ATC) to your measurements. The meter automatically calibrates itself so you will get correct readings every time. Its memory contains eight wood groups with calibrations for 170 wood species. Readings are clearly displayed on the LCD display. Two AAA batteries (included) are required for operation. A low battery indicator informs you when battery level gets low. The meter also features adjustable automatic off times to prolong battery life.

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Smart Tips for Outdoor Holiday Lighting

December 2, 2011 Leave a comment

1.Clear your gutters of debris
Gutter Cleaner Wand

Nothing is worse than a fire caused by holiday lights. Keep your home safe by properly preparing your home before you decorate with lighting. Also be sure to decorate during the day when the weather is clear. This heavy-duty hose attachment has a telescoping wand that extends from 41.5 inches to 68.5 inches to get to those hard-to-reach spots along your roof.

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2. Use solar-powered lights to avoid increased energy costs
Flipo SOL-50LED-MULT 50 LED Solar Powered String Lights - Multi-Color

Enjoy the look of string lights without the mess of electric cables or stress of increased energy costs.  LEDs typically stay illuminated between 8 and 12 hours, depending on lighting conditions. A built-in photo cell measures the amount of available sunlight. If it senses there is not much sunlight left, the string lights will automatically turn on. When ample light is detected, the string lights will automatically turn off.

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3.Not using solar-powered lights? Use a timer to manage your lighting usage
SkylinkHome PA-318 Remote Controllable Indoor/Outdoor Plug-In On/Off Control Module, 1,500 Watts

SkylinkHome’s Indoor/Outdoor PA-318 was designed to operate a 1,500 watt load at 120 volts of alternating current (120VAC) for either lights or small apliances. This plug-in dimmer can be paired to a max of 8 transmitter controllers. To use this device simply plug the PA-318 into an Indoor/Outdoor AC outlet, then plug in the device you wish to control.

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4.Use a long, sturdy ladder
Little Giant 15700-001 Type 1A MicroBurst Fiberglass Ladder - Model 4

The all-new Little Giant MicroBurst is designed to be versatile and durable, yet folds down to a super-slim 3-1/2 inch storage and carrying profile.  Stability is key with any ladder. That’s why Little Giant developed the patent-pending StableLock Spreader System. The high-strength steel alloy spreader bars lock into place creating a solid A-frame structure with no room for shifting or walking. For added stability, the MicroBurst features an extra-wide flare on both sides of the ladder. The added flare significantly increases lateral stability when working near the sides of the ladder.

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5.Keep you extension cords neatly wrapped up
Stanley Electrical 33958 All-Weather 4-Outlet Cord Reel, 20 Feet

Stanley Electrical’s All-Weather 4-Outlet Cord Reel is a great power extension for all outdoor applications. Each receptacle is grounded. The 20 foot black power cord extends out of the yellow durable casing and winds back up for neat storage. It features a carrying handle on the top of the case for easy mobility and an On / Off switch directly on the side of the case that can quickly power down all four outlets. When finished with use its compact size allows you to store the four outlet cord reel almost anywhere.

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