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Black Cat Business Services (Cables) Ltd

Unit 14, Chiltern Trading Estate
Earl Howe Road
Holmer Green
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP15 6QT
United Kingdom

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  • Mr Paul Martins - Managing Director

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Black Cat Business Services (Ltd) have witnessed and have been a part of many major developments in networking, since their inception in 1979. Based on Data, Voice and Broadcast, Black Cat have amassed a wealth of experience in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of cable assemblies for Networking, Telecoms and A/V Broadcast markets. Black Cat have supplied their cables and other products to most sectors, including Networking, Telecommunications, Educational, Local Government, TV / Film,   Retail, Military, Healthcare, Transport, to name just a few. 


Black Cat's dual operation of supply and manufacture of many types of cabling, connectors and associated products, has set them apart within the field of communications supply. For instance, Black Cat offers one of the largest selections of Cisco cables in the UK, even supplying cables that Cisco are unable to stock. This is because Black Cat are able to manufacture cables to your required length, and understanding the need for longer cables, always have a good stock of longer lengths, offering 5m, 10m, 15m, 20m, and 25m for immediate dispatch. Having supplied and custom built Cisco cables going back to 1998, experienced and highly knowledgeable staff can provide all the advice and technical support you could possibly need when it comes to Cisco cables. 


Black Cat's expertise goes well beyond 1998 and the supply and manufacture of Cisco cables. Since 1979, Black Cat have been designing and manufacturing custom cables to industry standards, including Broadcast, Visual and Audio Cables to BBC and Sony specifications for use by professional camera and audio systems. Telecommunication cables are all made to British Telecom (BT) specifications making them universally applicable for the UK network. Our current Managing Director, a military man for 12 years, added another specialism to our portfolio, of Military, Defence and Aerospace Cabling. Black Cat's most recent specialism has been the manufacture and supply of Fibre Optic cables in various forms and any custom length to meet your requirements.  


Black Cat manufacture all their custom products to the highest possible standards, valuing the need for long lasting and reliable cables, they have been a member of the first Structured Network Cabling in the UK, Excel, since its creation in 1999. This accreditation and certification of their highly skilled engineers means any installations they carry out guarantees the installation and manufacture of their product for 25 years, giving you peace of mind that you are making a worthwhile investment in your network infrastructure. It doesn't stop there, Black Cat are dedicated to you, their customer for the long term, so will be happy to take on any job, no matter what the size, offer you advice, technical support, design and manufacture from prototypes right through to lengths of thousands of metres. 


You can find a comprehensive range of products on the Black Cat website. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff, who will be able to find you a solution from our stock or if you require, will be able to design and manufacture custom products for your requirements. 


Cisco Cables

We have one of the largest selections of Cisco Cables in the UK because we supply standard length cables from stock (5m,10m, 15m, 20m, and 25m) and manufacture cables to any length you require, including hybrid cables not stocked by Cisco as standard (MC and FT types ie Male DCE, and Female DTE). We also stock the extended X.21 cables for the CAB-X21MT and CAB-SS-X21MT. We have been manufacturing and supplying Cisco compatible cables since 1998 and can offer you our advice and technical support.

Custom Cables

We use our expertise to custom build bespoke cables for our clients from one-off prototypes right through to batches of thousands of metres. Quality Assurance is the most important element of the production process, we want to make sure that any cable we produce for you meets our and your stringent standards and functions properly for the task it is required. Therefore, we produce all custom cables in-house under our watchful eye and employing our highly skilled and trained staff. To further ensure the highest quality cables possible are produced we source our materials from other experts within their field, such as 3M and Molex.

Broadcast Camera and Audio Visual cables

The quality production of Black Cat cables has made them ideal for use by high end professional camera systems by world class production companies, with some cables produced to BBC specifications. Numerous other cables are produced to Sony, Ikegami, Hitachi, Panasonic, JVC and Cannon specifications. The most popular cable formats include the Sony Microphone, HDMI, XLR, Lemo Triax and Fibre Optic Camera cables. 


Black Cat also produce high quality and durable XLR Multicore Drums and Stage Boxes, AV Wall Outlets and a variety of connectors for the professional cables and systems. 

Fibre Optic Cables

Staying ahead with cutting edge technology, Black Cat have created an extensive range of Fibre Optic cables and peripherals, with which they can lend their expertise.

  • Standard Fibre Optic Patch Cords are supplied in lengths between 0.5m and 30m and are individually bagged with a test report detailing Inseption loss. 
  • Black Cat supply Toslink cables - a registered trademark of Toshiba - to any required length. Their primary function is audio streaming and they are found in CD and DVD players and some Games Consoles.
  • Pre Terminated Multicore Cables are supplied in a handy drum making them ideal for quick and easy installation underfloor, in ceilings and ducts, for all your backbone, campus and horizontal fibre optic cabling requirements. 


Telecoms Cables

All of Black Cat's telecommunication and voice cables, and additional equipment are made to British Telecom (BT) specifications, making them universally applicable within the UK. Black Cat manufacture:


  • Telco BT226 25 Pair Cables, Telecom Coax Cables and Lucent/Avaya Siemon Style S110 Patch Cables
  • Type 43 Coax Connectors: Standard, High Density and Ultra High Density.  
  • Pre Terminated Krone panels, Voice Panels RJ45 Presentation, Balun Panels and Single Baluns.
  • ADSL Cables and ADSL Microfilter/Splitters.
  • RJ45 to LJU Telephone Adaptors
  • Telephone Line Cords (black, grey or white) and Telephone Adaptors. 

Network Cables

The Black Cat warehouse stocks the very popular and commonly found Cisco type cables for immediate dispatch, and as a UK based manufacturer can offer custom made lengths for 95% of the Cisco range of copper and fibre cables. To avoid the problems that occur when joining up cables that are too short, Black Cat have standard lengths that are considerably longer than those available elsewhere, including the very popular X.21 cables, which Cisco stock in 3m lengths, Black Cat offer in 5m, 10m and 15m from stock, as well as being able to manufacture any other length you require. 


Black Cat stock a full range of other popular and specialist cables. Please don't hesitate to enquire about stock and manufacturing of your chosen cables from our knowledgeable staff on 01494 711820 or sales@blackcatcables.com. 

  


Coaxial Cables

Black Cat use the most up to date automatic cable stripping machines, which are capable of high-precision, multi-step stripping (up to 9 Stripping steps) of coaxial cables in one single operation.


Black Cat offer hundreds of different General Coax Cables and Connectors, see the website if you know which variation you require or contact us directly for advice on what you will need. 


They can also offer the following, 

  • Type 43 Coax Connectors, standard, high density and ultra high density. 
  • Compatible Wireless Cables for well known wireless routers: Cisco, 3Com, Nortel, Netgear, D-Link, Linksys, Belkin and Buffalo. 
  • Full Range of Strain Relief Boots.
  • General Dual Shotgun Cables
  • Antenna Feeder Cables for Microwave, Satellite and Mobile Communications Masts. 
  • GPS MMCX and MCX Cables. 

Power Cords

Black Cat manufacture all types of power cords here in their UK factory staffed by highly trained and skilled operatives. This allows them to guarantee high quality and 100% safety tested power cords to your specifications of any length and connector. The range is not limited to UK domestic connectors, they are able to produce European and International Power Cords along with Industrial Power Cords, including 16 AMP. Black Cat also stock an extensive range of power adapters including Camping Adapters and Travel Adapters. 


More specialist power cords and adapters are available on the website, such as "Hospital Property" High impact resistant Red 13A Plugs ASTA. 

Juniper Network Cables

Serial Interface Cables for the 2-Port Serial PIM are available to purchase separately. Black Cat stock and can supply all the available serial cables, which are listed below. 
  • JX-CBL-EIA530-DCE EIA530 cable (DCE) 10 feet, 3 meters Female
  • JX-CBL-EIA530-DTE EIA530 cable (DTE) 10 feet, 3 meters Male
  • JX-CBL-RS232-DCE RS232 cable (DCE) 10 feet, 3 meters Female
  • JX-CBL-RS232-DTE RS232 cable (DTE) 10 feet, 3 meters Male
  • JX-CBL-RS449-DCE RS449 cable (DCE) 10 feet, 3 meters Female
  • JX-CBL-RS449-DTE RS449 cable (DTE) 10 feet, 3 meters Male
  • JX-CBL-V35-DCE V.35 cable (DCE) 10 feet, 3 meters Female
  • JX-CBL-V35-DTE V.35 cable (DTE) 10 feet, 3 meters Male
  • JX-CBL-X21-DCE X.21 cable (DCE) 10 feet, 3 meters Female
  • JX-CBL-X21-DTE X.21 Cable (DTE) 10 feet, 3 meters Male

Installations

Black Cat started trading and gained many years experience prior to the establishment of the first Structured Network Cabling System in the UK, Excel, which we promptly became accredited by and now ratifies the installations our certified and experienced network cabling engineers carry out. All of our installations and products carry with them an Excel 25 year warranty. 


The Excel range is extensive and includes:

  • Excel Structured Network Cabling
  • Excel Fibre        
  • Excel Wall Cabinets and Excel Floor Standing Cabinets
  • Excel and Planet Ethernet hubs and switches

Our Engineers are highly skilled specialists, so will make sure that any work complies completely with whichever industry standard they are working within, of which there are many we can offer including IBM. 


Black Cat and our Engineers follow the same high standards and devote their full attention in all jobs regardless of size. 


Our services include, 

  • Network Cabling Health Check
  • Fault Location Internal / External
  • Overhead PLOH work, Telegraph pole and Catinery 
  • UG and Ductwork cable installation                                                    
  • Disaster Recovery, Fast Tempory Network Set Ups
  • Adds Move and Changes
  • Stripping out of old cabling
  • Domestic telephone cabling from extra extension anywhere in the home to re-routing of Internal/External cables.



Connectors

We supply V.35 Connector Kits, with 34 position connectors for use in CCTV V.35 interface applications. The Black Cat Kits are supplied with a moulded insulator and shielded hood fitted with the male and female jackscrews, at the very competitive price of £9 each. 

Military Cable Assemblies and Harnesses

Our Managing Director served 12 years in the British Army, Royal Corps of Signals., so military cables are a major part of Black Cats cable portfolio, and subsequently we  have become a leading UK manufacturer of custom military cables and electronic wire harnesses for Military, Defence, and Aerospace applications. 

IDC Flat Ribbon Cable

Black Cat offer a wide range of 100% tested IDC cable assemblies available in 2.54mm, 2.0mm and 1.25mm pitches.  We offer a complete IDC cable assembly service to meet customer requirements. 


IDC Ribbon Cables have been used universally within personal computers to connect floppy, CD, DVD and Hard Drives to one another and the motherboard. In some older machines they have been used for external connections. 

Special Offers

From time to time we have the opportunity to offer you our high quality and specialist products at a special discounted price.  


Our current Special Offers:          

1) AA0018063 10x  Nortel Networks DB44 Male to X.21 DB15 Male original Grey Moulded at 15ft   - £10.00p ea.
2) 2x  ADC/Krone 120 Ohm to 75 Ohm Balun Conversion Panel - £55.00p ea

SCSI & HSSI Cables

Black Cat manufacture Small Computer Serial Interface (SCSI & HSSI) cables to any length so long as your requirement meets the technical specifications of the format. We can also supply  HP and IBM compatible SCSI cables at a fraction of the OEM price.


Black Cat's large stock of components means they can produce custom SCSI cables designed and manufactured by their experts in 2-3 days.  

Contact Us

For more information, Free Quotation or questions about our products & services, please contact one of our knowledgeable and friendly staff by phone on 01494 711820, fax on 01494 711833 or by email, 

Sales:  sales@blackcatcables.com Accounts: accounts@blackcatcables.com 

Website: www.blackcatcables.com

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UK Branches: Holmer Green, High Wycombe (Office)

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Monday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday Closed
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