Friday, July 13, 2012

Is there an equivalent to Belden 6506FE? Yes!

When looking at the technical and data sheet for Belden part number 6506FE it mentions for commercial applications. So we dug into what types of commercial applications has this type of cable been installed by our contractor customers.


Burglar Alarm installations: Is a system designed to detect intrusion -- unauthorized entry -- into a building or area. They are also called security alarms, security systems, intrusion detection systems, perimeter detection systems, and similar terms.

Public Address Systems installations: An electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas.

Intercom Installation: A two-way communication system with a microphone and loudspeaker at each station for localized use.

Telephone Stations Installations: A system of electronic components that connects telephone calls.

Speakers: An electro-acoustic transducer that produces sound in response to an electrical audio signal input. Non-electrical loudspeakers were developed as accessories to telephone systems.

Instrumentation: Electrical, electronic and control system applications.

Now let's take a look at this Belden cable. A 22 AWG bare copper conductor, 8 conductors, overall tape shield and foil side out, drain wire, ripcord. Ladies and Gentlemen we have a match! Tappan Wire and Cable part number 2280AB8M/CMP spec number P20037


This equivalent by Tappan Wire and Cable is made in the USA and will save you a nice chuck of change. With that extra money you should take out that "special lady friend".


"By Mercy Salinas"