Adding and Removing Cables

Adding Cables Now comes the easy part! Grasp the inside arm with one hand. Push the cable against the outside arm until you can press the cable into the capture area. Optional: Stand back and ask “whoa…where’s the cut tie-wrap?”   Removing Cables Here’s where it gets impossible for tie-wraps… Separate the cable you want to remove from the others in the bundle. Grasp the outside arm with one hand. Push the cable against the inside arm until there’s enough room between the arms to pull it out. Do NOT throw wasted tie-wraps in the garbage…since there are none. CAUTION: …

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How much can 4CELNK-YR flatBack Clips Hold?

The cable area for the small 4CELNK-YR flatBack clips is designed to hold about 4-5 typical “SVT” power cords (UL-Type SVT, 3C/18AWG 300V, ~6mm in diameter), but as you can see, when you get them in there, it will hold 8-ish. Are you SERIOUS? The cable area for the large flatBack clips is, well, BIG. It was partially designed for those cases where there’s just a mass of cables, and you’d rather get them restrained now, and deal with the organization later. If you do plan to put that many in, be sure you don’t overload whatEVER adhesive you’ve got …

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Warnings & Cautions

Please keep the following in mind when using 4CELNK-YR cable clips: Watch for damaged, worn, frayed or otherwise dangerous cables, and replace all that are unsafe. Dangling, partially-secured cords beneath desks, tables, and in shelving can in some instances present electrocution and strangling hazards. Be wary! The 4CELNK-YR arms are closely spaced, and there is spring tension holding them together. Use with care to avoid getting pinched or struck by the arms. 4CELNK-YR Cable Clips are not UL-Listed, they are not specially plenum-rated, nor are they flame-retardant. 4CELNK-YR Cable Clips are not a “safety device”. 4CELNK-YR Cable Clips are not …

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Made to Fit standard thin-walled EMT

EMT is one type of tubing normally used to carry electrical wires. The three types are, from lightest to thickest: Electrical-Mechanical Tubing (EMT), InterMediate-(weight) Tubing (IMT) and Rigid Metal Conduit (RMC). They all have their own standard sizes, which is to say they are not the same as what they’re called. A one-inch EMT is actually more than an 1/8th larger than 1″ on the outside: it’s 1.167″! So…. IMPORTANT: Be sure of the type and diameter you will be attaching to before ordering! Opened packages will not be accepted for return. EMT is used in picnic and event canopies …

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Setting the 4CELNK-YR Holding Tension

The clips should stay in place and adequately hold the cables that you plan to use. 3 is typical, going to 5 or more when the clip is full. If you need to later change the number of bands, just pull any captured cables out, add the other bands, then put them all back in again. Easy, with Zero Waste! Some users report not needing to use any bands at all; that will work well for few shaker cables, or just a couple USB cables. Add more bands for larger bunches, or where you want the bundles to stay in …

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How many EMT clips will I need?

If you’re running 1-2 lightweight, say Cat5 cables, you can get away with 4-5 feet between clips. At the maximum capacity of ~8 Ethernet cables, you’ll want to put them more like 2-3 feet depending on the situation. The smaller 0.5 and 0.75 EMT clips are made to hold more like 3-4 cables each, owing to the lower strength of the EMT it’s being attached to. With the lower strength and fewer cords, you can estimate 2-3 feet between clips in those sizes as well. For example, this photo is the EMT 1.0 clip easily holding 9 x CAT5e Ethernet …

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How much can 4CELNK-YR Rack Clips Hold?

The cable areas in the clips for 1.0 inch diameter tubing are designed to hold 8 typical “SVT” power cords (UL-Type SVT, 3C/18AWG 300V, ~6mm in diameter), as shown here. The area available on the 0.25 clips, that fit over the shelf racks, is about 6-7 SVT cords, while the 0.25 Large Capacity clips can easily hold 10-12 SVT cords. The Large Capacity clips are more intended for tubes you might find in a hydroponic or laboratory setup. “Well yeah, but my cables are HEAVY!” The thing to remember is that no component is ever infinitely strong, nor will anything …

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Adding and Removing Cables from 4CELNK-YR Rack Clips

Adding and Removing Cables from the 1.0″ post clips Adding Cables Now comes the easy part! Grasp the inside arm with one hand. Push the cable against the outside arm until you can press the cable into the capture area. Optional: Stand back and ask “whoa…where’s the cut tie-wrap?”   Removing Cables Here’s where it gets impossible for tie-wraps… Separate the cable you want to remove from the others in the bundle. Grasp the outside arm with one hand. Push the cable against the inside arm until there’s enough room between the arms to pull it out. Do NOT throw …

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Installing 4CELNK-YR Rack Cable Clips

Adding clips to the 1″ posts Yes, it’s true. It’s really simple. Warming them slightly (to ~130F / 54C ) can help ease them over. NOTE: When doing this, the clips may make “crackling” noises, and there might be discoloration of the plastic on the inside edge. This is actually normal for this kind of 3D-printed part; see our longer explanation farther down on this page. IMPORTANT: Don’t spread the arms out too far! The wider and farther you bend them, and the more often you do that, the more they will lose their “spring” over time. Yes, they can …

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Made to fit oZone and R3volution sim rigs

Finally! Gaming rig cable management that’s easy to put on, easy to change, and easy to live with.¬†Imagine: no more cutting and replacing wire-ties. No more scratching the rig. Now you can have your rig look put together, yet change it instantly with No Tools and No Waste. The 9-piece Base Kit is the ideal starting point for cabling your rig. You get a total of six clips for the larger 1.25 inch tubes (including two extended-capacity clips), and three smaller clips for the 1.0 inch mouse-platform vertical riser tube. The 9-pc Base Kit is available in black or white. …

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