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TRIBUTARIES Debuts Custom Installation Wall-Plate System

Innovative design reduces installer inventory requirements and minimizes on-site delays.

Orlando, FL–August 15, 2006–TRIBUTARIES Cable, an established leader in wire and cabling for high-performance home theater and audio/video systems, is debuting an innovative, inventory-efficient concept in installation cabling hardware. The Florida firm’s new Totally Modular Connector Insert System allows custom installers to cut down dramatically on small-parts inventory and jobsite complications, while maintaining the very high quality and reliability of connections and terminations for which Tributaries is known.

Formerly, preparing installers for any combination of RF/cable/satellite, audio, and video connector-termination work in any of just the four commonest housing colors (white, ivory, almond, black), required, at a minimum, no fewer than 64 separate component items at a minimum. But now, Tributaries’ Totally Modular system strips this down to just twelve inventory items, dramatically reducing capital-tie-up, storage, and install complexity.

The Totally Modular concept breaks down wall-plate install elements into three basic units: connectors (gold- or nickel-plated); connector-housings (white, almond, ivory, or black), and standard or Decora wall plates, (standard in the same four colors, Decora in ivory or white only), each in a range of openings and/or single or dual-gang layouts.
Totally Modular elements assemble rapidly and easily, using installers’ existing, standard-format crimping and stripping tools–and each terminal accepts a colored-coded O-ring, available in a broad range of hues, to identify and track functions, feeds, or channels.

The installers simply preps the wire or cable, crimps on the color-coded connector housing, the connector itself, and then snaps together connector-housing, and wall-plate to form a finished termination, frequently in under a minute.

Totally Modular Connectors: RG6, RG59; F-type (gold- or nickel-plated); RCA: (gold- or nickel-plated) accepts color-coded O-rings; BNC: (gold- or nickel-plated) accepts color-coded O-rings

Totally Modular Connector Housings: White, Almond, Ivory, Black.

Totally Modular Standard Wall Plates: Almond, Black, Ivory, White, in single, double, triple, quad and hex openings

Totally Modular Decora Wall Plates (two-part, frame + insert): Ivory, White in single-gang and dual-gang; single-, double-, triple-, and quad-openings.

All components of Tributaries’ Totally Modular Connector Insert System are available immediately.

Established in 1991 in Orlando, Florida, TRIBUTARIES Cable is an acknowledged leader in the design, production and distribution of high-quality audio and video interconnect cables, speaker wires and electronics. The company prides itself on its customer service, and has won the CE Industry magazine “Inside Track” Supplier Loyalty Awards a total of nine times in the past ten years.

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TRIBUTARIES Cable is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gordon J. Gow Technologies, Inc.

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