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#1 starmonger1952

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 11:18 AM

What's a good cable-management device.  I've been looking at the Pegasus "line", but would like a couple of suggestions... Thanks !



#2 DLuders

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 11:37 AM

Small Zip-Ties from your local Hardware Store work well.  wink.gif   What do you mean my "managing" cables?


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#3 rgsalinger

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 11:46 AM

First of all, only use zip ties if you really really don't see the need to change anything in your system. I prefer to use velcro ties to allow me to change out a bad cable or move equipment around without having to use a tool and more ties to do so.  I've never had a single velcro tie give out on me. YMMV.

 

Second, read up about Anderson power poles. I make my own power cables using these rather than try to buy power cables. Since I make my own cables, I just use their power distrbution units as well. I'm very happy with my setups. 

 

Third, the Pegasus boxes are an excellent choice. I'm happy with what I do but I started all that up 7 years or so ago! I might buy a Pegusus box myself if I was setting up my systems today. If your budge stretches far enough get the one that has USB as well. Otherwise you really need a high quality USB hub mounted on the OTA for reliable operation IMHO. 

 

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#4 doole

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Posted 14 April 2021 - 11:58 AM

I like these... (they don't even need their own box smile.gif BTW the pegasus stuff all works and is solid as heck, probably. I have one, anyway - upon which I base the judgement.)

 

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