Rack Building and Wiring Fundamentals

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Date: Nov 24, 2017

Location: CEDIA Training Centre, St Neots

Racks are now an itegral element of many custom installations. Pre-planning and standardisation are essential for a tidy and serviceable solution.

This course will provide clear, structural methodology for rack building from planning through to future servicing. Incorporating best practices, the importance of wiring choices and standardisations which can be applied to projects of all sizes.
Attendees can expect to gain a deeper understanding into the different types of racks and how to apply the correct knowledge for overcoming issues with equipment placement, wiring, connectivity and rack build as a whole.

Topics covered include:

  • Rack elevations, kit spacing and ventilation including best practices
  • Cable tray, rear rack strip and lacing bars
  • Tails, rear panels and hardwiring
  • Cable and signal paths
  • Service loops and cable lay
  • Cable ties - tightness, flush cut, spacing and flow
  • Lacing pre-made cables

By the end of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the best practices for loading, kit spacing and ventilation
  • Recognise the use of different cable colours for different signals and the separation of signal paths
  • Identify how to space ties for neatness
  • Understand how to connect rack wiring to site wiring

The class will aim to bring all students to the level required to pass the scientific elements of the ESC-T exam.  

Spaces Available: 11

Booking options:
(CEDIA members only)

Cost:202.80 GBP

Cost:286.80 GBP

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