Whirlwind Announces The Data Snake

The Data Snake features two lines of Cat 6 inside multipair cable.

By PSW Staff December 23, 2010

A Data Snake with 6 channels of audio and 2 lines of Cat 6.

Whilrwind USA has announced the introduction of the Data Snake which features two lines of Cat 6 inside their multipair cable.

The Medusa Cat 6 offers the same features as Medusa Standard series with the addition of 2 lines of certified Cat 6 bundled within multipair cable, ideal for use with digital consoles, or as a sub snake for mic inputs along with digital distribution.

Each Data Snake comes in multiple lengths with SnakeSkin on the fanouts for ultimate fanout protection, metal chassis mount XLR connectors, Neutrik Ethercon inline and chassis connectors and a Pig Bag to protect the fanouts during storage or when not in use.

Medusa Cat 6 features include:

• Heavy duty powder coated steel stagebox with Metal Whirlwind connectors and integrated handle.

• 2 lines of Cat 6 bundled within our legendary multipair cable (available in 6 or 12 pair) .

• Whirlwind by Belden NEC CM rated multipair cable, heavy duty, flexible, multipair cable. Each pair contains two twisted
24GA 7×32 polyethylene insulated conductors with 100% foil shield and 24GA drain wire.

• Fanouts with multiple layers of rugged heat shrink at the most critical points.

• Fanouts feature Whirlwind connectors with engraved numbers and letters.

• Genuine Kellems wire mesh hanger to support the fanout at the board.

• Genuine Kellems strain relief and grip with internal cable clamp.

• SnakeSkin on the fanouts for ultimate fanout protection

• Pig Bag to protect the fanouts when not in use.

Standard fanout lengths are:
• 3 ft. – up to 28 channels

• 4 ft. – 28 channels and up

All Medusas are available with integrated cable reel.

Whilrwind Website


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