NSI Industries brands co-debut outdoor cabling, connectivity for 2022 CEDIA Expo

Aug. 22, 2022
Platinum Tools will showcase its latest weatherproof RJ45 coupler housing, alongside TechLogix Networx new MOFO ST Series of armored cables.

NSI Industries brands Platinum Tools, a specialist in products for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, and TechLogix Networx, an expert in audio-visual, security, and datacom systems, announced that the companies will together be showcasing outdoor cabling products during the CEDIA Expo 2022 event, to held in Dallas, Texas from Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.

The annual CEDIA Expo is billed as the "platform where residential technology integrators, designers and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage."

At the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, in CEDIA booth #5035, Platinum Tools will feature its new weatherproof RJ45 coupler housing (p/n 744), and TechLogix will feature its MOFO ST Series of armored cables.

“Ideal for use on outdoor cable extensions, our new rugged housing protects almost any RJ45 coupler from dust and splashes,” said Sean Rothermel, Platinum Tools product manager. “Dual locking lugs keep the housing securely closed while dual center mounting points allow the housing to be secured with screws or cable ties.”

Per the manufacturer, additional weatherproof RJ45 coupler housing (p/n 744) key features include:

  • IP64 rated; sealed against dust and splashing water.
  • Cat 5e/6/6A compatible with appropriate coupler.
  • Full rubber liner and dual locking latches.
  • Center mounting points to secure to a surface.
  • Coupler not included; visit platinumtools.com for compatible CAT5e, CAT6, and CAT6A couplers.

Meanwhile, the TechLogix Networx MOFO ST Series of armored cables come in lengths from five meters to 100 meters, and are available as standard cables or factory-installed on tactical reels. All options include factory-installed weatherproof headshell caps.

Key features of the ST Series, per TechLogix, include the following data points:

  • 5.8mm diameter tactical jacket with internal stainless steel micro-armor
  • 30mm x 19mm metal HDMI headshell supports pulling through 1 inch conduit
  • No power required
  • Completely immune to electrical and RF interference
  • 25mm bend-rating
  • 100lb pull-rating
  • 1,100lb crush rating
  • HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 compatible
  • Native 18G bandwidth support
  • 4K60 4:4:4 HDR compatible

Per the manufacturer's statement, "[The] TechLogix MOFO cables gained popularity by leveraging a true fiber core to deliver unparalleled speed, bandwidth and reliability. Pre-terminated connectors accommodate installations in seconds and the optical construction provides complete immunity to RF, EM and electrical interference."

The MOFO ST Series armored cables are available in HDMI, DisplayPort, and USB configurations.

“Our expanded MOFO line now includes the new ST armored series,” explained NSI VP Cameron Smith. “Unlike their non-armored counterparts, the ST cables feature stainless steel micro-armor and a tactical weather-proof jacket, providing reliable HDMI connectivity in harsh environments.”

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