Magenta Endorses Mohawk Cable

Magenta Research – a manufacturer of equipment for video, audio and serial signal distribution plus switching over UTP cable or fiber – has endorsed Mohawk's Spectrum Low Skew UTP cable for use with its MultiView Series product line.

The approval follows rigorous in-house testing of Mohawk's cable with a wide range of Magenta manufactured signal distribution systems; products that concurrently pass analog video, stereo audio and duplex RS-232 signals on a single cable. The Mohawk cable facilitated the transmission and reception of exceptionally strong and consistent signals, even over a single 2000-foot length of cable.

This latest endorsement continues Magenta's long-standing commitment to offering its customers a cabling choice when implementing long-distance signal transmission over UTP. For situations when cabling is already installed and cannot be changed without a large capital expenditure, Magenta offers an optional hardware delay compensation (Aku Comp II) that is integrated into long distance MultiView receivers.

For applications where cable can be specified ahead of time, the Mohawk cable enables users to forego employing Aku Comp II without compromising signal quality.

Mohawk Spectrum low skew cable is available in plenum (#M58814) and non-plenum (#M58813) versions that fit all categories of application types, from commercial to residential. Both cables also comply with EU-RoHS directive regulations.

"The cable was designed to deliver the uncompromising signal quality and clarity that have been demanded from Magenta's products and the rigorous tests they perform," stated Joe Barry, Mohawk's manager of Specialty Products, who is also the cable's designer. "We know that distance and signal quality are the two most important criteria to the end user to ensure a reliable and versatile installation and that is exactly what these cables provide."

"We ran Mohawk's cable through a battery of tests," explained Magenta chief scientist Chris Miller. "The end result was that it performed exceptionally well with Magenta's MultiView products, even at 2000 feet when used with Magenta's flagship XR-2000 receiver. We endorse the use of Mohawk M58813 and M58814 as a MultiView cabling solution with no hesitations!"

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