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Belden & Belden Alternative / Equivalent cable

Eland Cables is a leading supplier of Belden alternative / equivalent cables. This range is designed and manufactured to exacting standards to provide high-speed and high-quality end-to-end data transmission. It covers communication technology applications including data transfer, sound and video communications, signalling and instrumentation providing connectivity in industries as diverse as automation & process control, power generation and data centres.

The range of applications covered by our vast range of Belden alternatives / equivalent cables include those set out in the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) standards EIA 232 (formerly RS232), EIA 422 (formerly RS422), EIA 423 (formerly RS423) and EIA 485 (formerly RS485).

In addition to alternatives / equivalents, we also supply a range of Belden cables.
 

Belden Alternative / Belden Equivalent

Belden Cable applications and standards

Multi-pair (screened data pair and unscreened power pair) cables

Belden 1502R 1502R cable is suitable for use in multimedia control systems


Screened and metallic braid cables suitable for RS232 and RS422 applications

Belden 8102 8102, 8103, 8104, 8105 and 8106 cables have low capacitance properties and are suitable for applications requiring high data transmission rates over extended distances
Belden 8103
Belden 8104
Belden 8105
Belden 8106


Multi-pair screened (double foil layer tape and wire braid screened) cables suitable for RS232 and RS422

Belden 8162 8162 cable has low capacitance properties and is suitable for applications requiring high data transmission rates over extended distances


Low capacitance 24AWG LSF cables suitable for CAD/CAM and RS422 applications

Belden 8163 8163, 9729 and 9730 cables have low smoke fume (LSF) properties and are suitable for security, instrumentation, audio and computer applications where there is a need for protection against cross-talk and electrical interference from external sources
Belden 9729
Belden 9730


Unscreened LSF and LSZH cables

Belden 8205 8205 and 8442 are LSF cables and 8444NH 8471 are a low smoke Zero halogen (LSZH) cable suitable for use in instrumentation, security, data and audio applications where protection against electrical interference is not required
Belden 8442
Belden 8444NH
Belden 8471


Unscreened cables

Belden 8443 8443, 8473 and 9730 are general purpose unshielded multi-pair cables for indoor use in audio, control and instrumentation applications
Belden 8473
Belden 9740


Screened LSF cables

Belden 8451 8451, 8719, 8760, 8761 and 8762 are LSF cables suitable for instrumentation, data and audio applications where protection against electrical interference is required. Cables with polyethylene (PE) insulation such as these present lower signal loss than cables with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulation
Belden 8719
Belden 8760
Belden 8761
Belden 8762


Individually screened LSF cables suitable for RS232 applications

Belden 8723 8723, 8728, 8777 and 8778 are LSF cables suitable for use in instrumentation, control systems, computer and point-of-sale applications where protection against electrical interference and cross-talk between pairs is required.
Belden 8728
Belden 8777
Belden 8778


Overall screened LSF cables suitable for RS232 applications

Belden 8770 8770, 9533, 9534, 9536, 9538, 9540 and 9541 are LSF general purpose cables for applications where protection against electrical interference is required
Belden 9533
Belden 9534
Belden 9536
Belden 9538
Belden 9540
Belden 9541


Multi-conductor screened cables

Belden 8771 8771, 8772, 9302, 9327, 9402, 9515, 9519 and 9525 cables are suitable for use in audio, control and instrumentation applications
Belden 8772
Belden 9302
Belden 9327
Belden 9402
Belden 9515 (suitable for RS232 applications)
Belden 9519 (suitable for RS232 applications)
Belden 9525 (suitable for RS232 applications)


Multi-pair CM rated screened cables

Belden 8774 8774 cables are for general use in CM rated applications, however they are not suitable for CMR/Plenum applications


Paired LSF cables

Belden 9207 9207, 9272 and 9463 cables were originally developed for I/O switching and process control applications. They are now widely used in commercial applications for building management systems.
Belden 9272
Belden 9463


Screened triad cables

Belden 9363 9363 and 9365 are single triad cables used for process control and instrumentation applications
Belden 9365


Low capacitance 24AWG LSF and LSZH cables suitable for RS485 applications

Belden 9841 9841, 9842 and 9843 cables have a high level of screening to ensure interference free performance on applications requiring high speed data transmission
Belden 9842
Belden 9843


Overall screen LSF cables suitable for RS232 applications

Belden 9501 9501, 9502, 9503, 9504, 9506, 9508 and 9510 cables are designed to provide protection against electrical interference. They are suitable for use over long distances where high performance levels and low signal distortion is required. These cables are widely used for instrumentation control.
Belden 9502
Belden 9503
Belden 9504
Belden 9506
Belden 9508
Belden 9510


Multi-conductor low capacitance screened and metallic braided cables suitable for RS485 applications

Belden 9844 9844 are armoured multi-conductor, low capacitance cables used widely for audio, instrumentation, computer networks and for use in electronics. These cables are also used for Controller Area Networks (CANopen solutions) which enable the communication between devices of different manufacturers and guarantees an interchangeability of devices


Multi-conductor low capacitance screened and metallic braided cables suitable for RS232 and RS423 applications

Belden 9927 9927, 9929, 9934 and 9936 are low capacitance cables for high data rates of transmission over extended distances
Belden 9929
Belden 9934
Belden 9936

Belden reference chart

For more information on cable applications and Eland Cables part numbers, please see our Belden Reference Chart. Alternatively, please contact our technical engineers for advice on selecting the most effective Belden alternative / equivalent cable for your specific application.

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