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Lake Cable manufacturers UL listed Low Voltage Electronic, Industrial, Utility, Custom OEM, and broadcast wire and cable.

Headquartered in Bensenville, IL blocks away from Chicago’s O’Hare airport, Lake Cable is a family owned wire and cable company based on four generations and over 100 years of wire and cable manufacturing experience. With over 500 employees and 5 manufacturing facilities across three states, Lake Cable designs, engineers, and builds wire and cable for a variety of industries.

Lake Cable’s Broadcast/AV division manufacturers audio, video, category, speaker, control, microphone, and hybrid fiberoptic cable.

Lake’s audio cable is manufactured in a variety of copper gauges, in both analog and digital versions, with bonded aluminum foil shields for easy termination. Their 22AWG and 24AWG cables are offered in single channel and multi-channel (4, 8, 12, 16, 24, 28, and 32 pair counts). Dual channel Siamese cable is also available.

Lake’s video cable, including RG59, RG6, Sub-miniature RG59 (23AWG copper) are manufactured in solid and stranded (extreme flex) conductor versions. All three sizes of video cable are available in multipair snakes from 3 channels up to 10 video channels, all under a tactical Thermoplastic Elastomer jacket. Triaxial camera cable is available as well.

Lake’s 4 channel tactical Cat5E snake cable is an ideal solution for portable or remote patching of ethernet networks or digital audio/video formats that utilize Cat5e type interconnects.

Their speaker and microphone cable offerings feature 52-strand, 13AWG speaker cable manufactured with an extra-flexible, durable TPE jacket. Lake’s microphone cable offerings include 20AWG, 24AWG, and 26AWG versions, including the very popular 24AWG StarQuad cable, manufactured with stranded conductors and one of the most flexible, durable jackets on the market.

Hybrid copper and fiberoptic cables, including SMPTE 311 cables, are available in a variety of different sizes and jackets. From the standard 9.2mm cable, to the 12mm and 16mm versions, to Lake Cable’s special Stealth Special Ops™ 7.8mm cable ideal for harsh environments, Lake is on the cutting edge of incorporating industry leading fiber technology in their cables.

Shattuc partners with Lake’s OEM cable division to design and build custom cables to meet our customers’ needs. Through Shattuc’s partnership with Lake Cable, Shattuc can offer industry-leading customization in every aspect. Shattuc offers ground-up wire and cable design and can bring together multiple types of conductors under one jacket to create the perfect custom cable for your application. With short minimum runs, industry-leading leadtimes, and unmatched flexibility, let the team at Shattuc create the perfect cable solution for you.