CHAPTER 6

Cable Essentials

In this chapter, you will learn about

    •   Identifying cables and connectors

    •   Plotting a cable route and pulling cable

    •   Conduit capacity

    •   Terminating cables

 

System fabrication involves rack building, mounting equipment, and wiring the rack in preparation for an audiovisual (AV) installation. Before wiring a rack, you will need to know how to install cable. Every piece of wired AV equipment depends on its cables. Without the cables that feed it power and AV signals, the most cutting-edge piece of AV equipment is nothing more than an expensive paperweight. Having the skill to judge which cable you need for a particular application and then being able to plan for the pull will allow you to ...

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