Communication Cables

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In operating a wind or solar system, there is a necessity for trouble-free operation. There are many options for system control and monitoring. Wireless communication may be possible but often, especially where the data is of high value, a wired solution may be best. In this case it is important to use the proper cables for reliable data communication.

Communication

Cat5e cable is used for computer networks.

LIYCY cable is used for RS485 monitoring for distances up to 1200m. Two twisted shielded pair 0.22 sq mm conductors. An armoured UV resistant cable is available for outdoor use.

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Product Code Description Retail Price
(ex VAT)
C5-50M Cat5e Patch Cable - 50m £43.12
LIYCY-1 Cable for RS485 communication (inside use only) £0.52
LIYCY-A Cable for RS485 communication (armoured) £1.74

RJ45 UTP Cables

RJ45 UTP (unshielded twisted pair) cables for network communications.

Blue Coms Cable
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Product Code Description Retail Price
(ex VAT)
C5-UTP1 RJ45 UTP cable 1 metre blue booted £1.44
C5-UTP2 RJ45 UTP cable 2 metre blue booted £1.78
C5-UTP3 RJ45 UTP cable 3 metre blue booted £2.37
C5-UTP5 RJ45 UTP cable 5 metre blue booted £4.08
VCS-RJ45UTP0.5 RJ45 UTP Cable (0.5 metre) blue £1.36
VCS-RJ45UTP1 RJ45 UTP Cable (1 metre) blue - if 0 use C5-UTP1 £1.40
VCS-RJ45UTP5 RJ45 UTP Cable (5 metre) blue, if 0 use C5-UTP5 £4.08
VCS-RJ45UTP10 RJ45 UTP Cable (10 metre) blue £7.60

Communication Cables for LG Chem RESU Battery

Cat5 communication cable ideal for communication between SMA Sunny Island or Victron inverter/chargers and LG Chem battery.

Yellow Coms Cable
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Product Code Description Retail Price
(ex VAT)
C5-STPCW-1 Comms cable for LG Chem battery (Victron) 1 metre £6.90
C5-STPCW-2 Comms cable for LG battery (Victron) 2 metre £7.63

Screened Twisted Pair Communication Cable

Screened 3 twisted pair comms cable suitable for use with the Tesla Powerwall battery for communication with SMA Sunny Boy Storage and SolarEdge StorEdge Interface.

  • Suitable for RS232 communications
  • 24AWG (0.2sqmm) tinned copper wire
  • Low Smoke and Fume (LSF) outer sheath
  • Colour: Grey
  • Temperature Rating : -20°C to +70°C
Screened Twisted Pair Communication Cable
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Product Code Description Retail Price
(ex VAT)
C-STP2403 Screened 3 twisted pair 24AWG cable (grey) £0.60