Smart Building

An Approach to Avoid ‘Spaghetti Installation’

Ron Tellas

In the past, it hasn’t been uncommon for installers to avoid using patch panels and patch cords for AV installations. But as smart buildings become more prolific – and we take on more and more connected devices – using this approach can offer several benefits, including:

  • Scalability
  • Improve cable management
  • Potential cost savings
  • Fast maintenance

It also helps avoid the use of long cable pieces that connect equipment to end devices without any patch panels or patch cords.


Belden’s REVConnect® Connectivity line makes using patch cords and patch panels in AV installations even easier, with core technology that utilizes one termination method for every component, from displays to access points. Learn more by reading the blog in its entirety here!