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DX Engineering Doubles the Number of Options for Ordering Custom Cable Assemblies Online

DX Engineering announced the addition of seven new types of coaxial cables that Hams can choose when using the company’s Online Custom Cable Builder.

Available at DXEngineering.com, the Online Custom Cable Builder provides a convenient, step-by-step way for customers to select and order their cables by type, length, and specific connectors on both ends. This latest expansion brings the total of available cables to 14.

“Coaxial cable is a critical component of Amateur Radio station performance. It’s why we’re committed to making it as easy as possible for our customers to get the exact high-performance cables they need,” said Scott Jones, N3RA, DX Engineering Sales Manager. “Many Amateur operators simply go to our website and, with a few clicks, customize their assemblies and have them shipped to their door. It takes minutes to order. And now there are many more choices.”

New Online Custom Cable Builder Options

  • DX Engineering RG-214 Double Shielded 50-ohm Coaxial Cable: RG-214 is a tough yet flexible coax with 12-gauge silver-plated stranded copper center conductor, solid polyethylene dielectric, and two layers of silver-plated braided copper shields for exceptional RF isolation performance and superior power handling.
  • Times Microwave LMR-600, LMR-600UF (UltraFlex) and LMR-600DB (Direct Bury): LMR-400 and LMR-600 are UV-resistant, polyethylene-jacketed cables designed for 20-year service in outdoor use. LMR-400 (0.405 inch jacket O.D.) and LMR-600 (0.590 inch jacket O.D.) feature copper shield and multi-ply bonded foil outer conductor rated conservatively at greater than 90 dB.

The above options have been added to the original lineup of DX Engineering brand coaxial cables:

Once ordered through the Online Custom Cable Builder, cables are…

  • Expertly assembled in-house by DX Engineering personnel
  • Hi-pot and continuity tested
  • Finished with a weather-seal heat shrink for durability

DX Engineering also sells cable by the foot, in bulk spools up to 1,000 feet, and in premade assemblies of various lengths. In addition, customers can use the Online Custom Cable Builder to order specific lengths of DX Engineering tinned copper braid available in 1/2, 3/4, and 1 inch widths.

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