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What Cable Do You Need for Your Application?

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With so many different types of cables on the market, it can be a challenge to find the perfect cable for your application.  With some knowledge of your application’s demands, however, you can quickly narrow down your options and find the ideal solution for you company. To simplify your search, we’ve covered some of the […]


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When Is Cable Customization Necessary?

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In our digital age, nearly every device needs to be powered with some type of cable or wire. With such a diverse set of gadgets, appliances, and tools at our fingertips, however, it’s hardly surprising that there isn’t a single cord or cable for all of our electronic devices. That’s where custom cables can make […]


How to Source Cable Assemblies With Fewer Purchase Orders

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Custom-designed cable assemblies serve as critical components in many different applications, including commercial and home electronics, appliances, medical equipment, aerospace and military projects, telecommunications, automotive products, and industrial equipment. Designing cable assemblies to ensure optimal performance is a tough enough job on its own. Having to make multiple purchase orders throughout the process only adds […]


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Choosing the Right Power Cord

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Power supply cords play a critical role in nearly every industry, including the electronics, telecommunications, appliance, hand tool, toy, industrial, and medical sectors, to name just a few. When selecting a power cable for your unique application, its intended use should always be top of mind. Other key considerations include end finishing, cord set put-up, […]


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The Ultimate Guide to USB Cables

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In 1994, Compaq, DEC, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Nortel collaborated to develop the Universal Serial Bus (USB), a cable designed to standardize the connection between computers and peripheral devices such as keyboards, printers, network adapters, cameras, and storage equipment. USB was created to address usability issues [1], simplify software configurations, and permit greater data rates […]


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Our New Portfolios Showcase Our Custom Wire and Cable Capabilities

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Through nearly a century of business, Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable has served a multitude of industries and applications, which has provided us with the experience necessary to fully understand our customers and their electronic wire and cable needs. This understanding has significantly contributed to the design and construction of our custom cable solutions and has allowed us to manufacture the best […]


Your Ultimate Source for Retractile Cords

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Retractile cords are essential to countless applications and industries, so it is vital that your cord is high quality, flexible, adaptable, and offers maximum strength. At Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable, our breadth of experience and commitment to our customers ensures our products meet these exact characteristics. Our newest resource, The Retractile Cord Capabilities Guide, illustrates Consolidated […]


American Wire Gauge and Your Next Project

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Evaluating the needs of a particular project and familiarizing yourself with gauging systems and the qualities of particular gauges can help to ensure the right wire selection. American Wire Gauge (AWG) is the official United States standard method for measuring round, solid conductors. The measure, or gauge, denotes the cross-sectional areas of a wire and […]



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Coax Cable FAQ Series: What is RG Cable?

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Coaxial cables are a classification of cables equipped with two conductors on a shared axis, one surrounding the other, separated by a dielectric insulator. The inner pieces of the cable are wrapped together with a metallic shield and synthetic outer jacket. Also known as coax cables, they are commonly used for high-frequency signal transmission in […]

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