TV goes fibre optics

The technology in the broadcast sector is developing more and more in the direction of fibre optics. Compared to conventional copper cables, fibre optic cables offer more bandwidth and lower attenuation data transmission. The Draka IP MediaLine Fiber based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard provides high-speed data transport over IP networks. The product range includes non-metallic, gel-filled fibre optic central tube cables with two to 24 fibres for indoor broadcast applications. With ... Read more

CABSAT 16-18.05.2023

Take the opportunity and visit us at the CABSAT in Dubai. The fair will take place from 16-18.05. in the Dubai World Trade Center. You will find us in Shk Saeed Hall 1, Booth S1-D20. Learn more about our Studio Broadcast cables. Get your free ticket today at: ... Read more

New DRAKA UC HOME brochure

Communication cables bring digitization into houses and apartments The trend is clear: the importance of cabling in the home continues to grow. At the same time, the requirements for available bandwidth and packing density are increasing significantly. In general, the use of fiber optic cables is increasing. With its Draka "UCHome" product family, the Multimedia Solutions BU of the Prysmian Group offers a broad ... Read more

Backwards compatibility of Single Pair Ethernet to existing 2-wire fieldbus systems

Many of the fieldbus protocols used today in the field of process, building and factory automation use 2-wire cabling systems. The question arises whether the cabling systems of the bus systems standardised in IEC 61158 do not also function with 2-wire single pair Ethernet cabling. The Cable working group of the Single Pair Ethernet System Alliance has developed theoretical ... Read more

Complete success: training event on "fibre optics" at four FAMO locations

Together with our partners FAMO GmbH & Co. KG and METZ CONNECT GmbH, we held a four-day training event on the topic of "fibre optic technology". The training courses took place from 17 to 19 May and 15 June 2022 at the FAMO locations in Bremerhaven, Leer, Aurich and Lübeck. Essentially, they dealt with basics, connector assembly and "fibre-to-the-home" installations. The organisational ... Read more

Passed with flying colours: Draka video cable in test run at EMG Germany

Video cable in everyday use test: EMG Germany GmbH, a TV service company for studio, outside and post-production based in Hürth near Cologne, Germany, put the Draka 75 Ohm HDTV coaxial cable 0.8L/3.7Dz through its paces under real working conditions. The performance measurements focused on interference-free 3G transmissions and length tests in connection with various cables, such as power lines. In the end, the specialist ... Read more

HAMBURG OPEN 2022: DRAKA presents portfolio of broadcast cables

From 1 to 2 June, the Multimedia Solutions BU (MMS) will once again be exhibiting at HAMBURG OPEN, the innovation and networking event for technical and creative professionals in the broadcast and media technology industry. After a one-year pandemic break, the event will once again take place at the Congress Center Hamburg and invites technicians, planners, creatives as well as production and purchasing managers ... Read more

Gel-filled DRAKA universal cable

The Multimedia Solutions BU (MMS) offers a wide portfolio of gel-filled universal cables for indoor and outdoor applications with non-CPR, FCa, System 3 and System 1+ solutions in single-tube or loose tube constructions. The gel inside protects the fibres from water penetration and also makes them extremely robust and resistant to mechanical impact. Micro or macro bending effects due to temperature fluctuations or ... Read more


... a classroom event at our Nuremberg plant. After a long pandemic break, a factory training course finally took place again last week, from 2 to 5 May. We welcomed participants and trainers from the Sonepar technical offensive on communication technology. The guests were employees of our partner Sonepar Deutschland GmbH from all regions of Germany. On site, they took part in intensive training measures, in ... Read more