DigitalMedia Cable, non-plenum
High-performance, single-cable wiring solution for DigitalMedia systems.
Crestron DM-CBL-NP cable provides a high-performance, single-cable wiring solution for DigitalMedia (DM) systems. Within a single jacket, DM-CBL-NP contains one high-bandwidth/low-crosstalk shielded 4-twisted pair (STP) cable, one CAT5e unshielded 4-twisted pair (UTP) cable, and one DMNet cable.
The STP "Video Data" cable, which connects to the 'D' port of a DigitalMedia device, is of a specialized construction designed to allow the longest possible cable lengths for transporting high-definition digital video and audio. The Cat5e "Data Management" cable, which connects to the 'M' port, carries high-speed Ethernet and other data, plus 5V DC power. Finally, the DMNet cable carries additional proprietary control signals and 24V DC power.
Wiring a DigitalMedia system using DM-CBL-NP is simple, requiring just one cable to be run to each DM receiver (i.e. Room Controller) and transmitter location. Foot markers are printed on the outer jacket making it easy to determine the exact length of each cable run when commissioning the installed system.
Termination of a DM cable is accomplished using one standard RJ45 (not provided) for 'M', one detachable terminal block (provided with each DM device) for DMNet, and one Crestron DM-CONN shielded RJ45 (sold separately) for 'D'. The DM-CONN connector enables fast and reliable termination of the shielded twisted-pair cable without requiring any special tools.
For plenum applications, use DM-CBL-P.
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010