Cables for alarm systems, CCTV and data network: the new catalog Elan 2016

From February 2016 Elan, a cable manufacturing company for alarm systems, fire alarm systems, CCTV and data network, provides the new cables Catalogue 2016. The catalog reflects the new corporate image and the new communication strategy undertaken by Elan in 2015 for its 25 years of activity. The catalog is divided by destinations [...]

Wired or wireless alarm and video surveillance system. Which one to choose?

In the installation of an alarm system, the choice of type of technology has to be adopted is undoubtedly the most important. To eliminate any doubt, we can say that there is not absolutely a better technology than the other. The alarm system must be efficient and installed in an appropriate manner, whatever the choice [...]

Why choose a PVC cable for alarm systems

The polyvinyl chloride or PVC is the material most commonly used for the insulation of cables for alarm systems and security systems. Characterized by versatility, the material can meet various requirements of use. Depending on the formulation of a PVC insulation cable it can normally be used at a temperature ranging from 70 ° C [...]

Elan cables and batteries at IFSEC 2016 Fair in London

ELAN renews the appointment with the International Exhibition IFSEC 2016 which will be held in London in June from 21 to 23. IFSEC is the point of reference for over 40 years in the security industry, and fire fighting systems. Every year, thousands of customers and suppliers meet to discuss the latest technologies and [...]

Deductions on alarm and video surveillance: security package on Stability Act 2016

New in the Stability Law 2016: born the "security package bonus" of 2.6 million Euros with the aim to promote public safety and prevent thefts in house, in a period when security is undoubtedly very sensitive. Bonus Security 2016 provides a tax credit in favor of private citizens that will support expenses for home protection [...]

All about CEI UNI 36762

Today we want to do some 'clarity on the CEI UNI 36762 regulations governing the old category 0 (low voltage cables) with category 1 (power cables). This legislation sheds light on the insulation characteristics that must be respected, so that the signal cables and power cables can be laid in the same channel. This legislation [...]

Coaxial cables and connectors for HD-SDI signals: Rakson’s case

As part of the implementation of CCTV systems, we can say that a good system is as important as the use of high quality coaxial cables equipped with HD specific connectors. Never use standard or general connectors because it could affect the transmission quality. This is what happened to a fitter, customer Rakson, a Elan [...]

BIGBAT, extraordinary batteries

Bigbat is the famous brand of rechargeable lead batteries (VRLA) that ELAN produces and distributes all around the world. The production for installers and retailers in the industry offers essentially two main types of batteries:  BIGBAT Standard and BIGBAT Long Life. BIGBAT Standard and BIGBAT Long Life find application in the field of safety and [...]