27 Jan 2016
Custom Designed Cables ltd win Theo Paphitis’ #SBS competition
It’s official, CDC have joined the #SBS club! For those of you not familiar with SBS, it’s a twitter competition where each week Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis retweets his favourite 6 small businesses! Thousands of hopefuls every week send their tweets to Theo in the hope that they will get recognised…
Here is our winning tweet:
[caption id="attachment_373" align="alignnone" width="300"] Winning tweet[/caption]
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2 Jun 2015
With the gingerly but inevitable transition to Ultra HD 4K happening, it's not surprising that cable manufacturers are eagerly promoting their very own (and more expensive) "4K" HDMI cables.
The question is..... Do you actually need a new HDMI cable to be able to experience the new 4K experience???
In most cases the answer is simple. NO. Seriously. Your current HDMI cable will more than likely be suffice.
If you search the web for "are all HDMI cables the same" you will find countless videos / vlogs / blogs with quite in depth tests a.. Read More
28 Apr 2015
Custom cable demand could be driven forwards in the enterprise and personal computing segments by innovations from hard disk drive manufacturers.
According to electronic components analyst iSuppli, solid-state disks have yet to make major inroads into the storage market, which remains dominated by HDDs. However, as SSDs continue to gain ground through new product launches like Microsoft's Surface tablet system, HDD manufacturers may need to play to their strengths in terms of product innovation.
That may mean focusing on the enterprise co.. Read More
28 Apr 2015
With an ever-increasing number of home entertainment devices to connect, custom cable - from coiled to multicore cables - can all help to keep the wiring under control.
If the distance between two components is known, multicore cables can be used to carry different signals between them in an aesthetically pleasing and clutter-reducing way. For a simple example of that, think of the triple-core video cables in common usage, with red and white composite connectors for stereo audio, and a third, yellow connector for video.
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28 Apr 2015
Fire safety is something most of us take for granted; we all expect public buildings to feature adequate fire safety systems and procedures to ensure our safety should a blaze break out, while we expect fire alarms in our workplace or home to work in case of fire.
However, have you ever considered how fire alarms can continue to operate despite being exposed to fire? While alarms can be built from fire-resistant materials, how do the cables that power a fire alarm manage to not only survive a fire but also continue operating throughout?
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28 Apr 2015
With the environment at a tipping point and the reduction of carbon emissions essential, more and more buildings are employing solar panels as a power source.
Although one might suspect that the British weather doesn’t lend itself to a source of power that comes solely from sunlight, solar panels can provide clean energy to power most commercial and household tasks. However, the deployment of solar panels on a wide range of different buildings has presented something of a problem for the manufacturers of photovoltaic systems – namely, find.. Read More