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External Cable Management - anything I need to know?

Dravinian
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Like a lot of people I am working from home.


I have power cables for two monitors, two laptops, a desktop PC.  HDMI/DisplayPort cables running between all of them to the screens.  Two ethernet cables running.  Speaker power cables and speaker audio cables, along with cables running from Desktop/Laptop to the speakers.


As you can see, this is a lot of cables, and I want to manage them a bit better.  I have some sleeves and some tweezers.

 

Should the ethernet not be zip tied to the power? Should the sound cables be separated away from the others? Is interferance a thing that I should be worried about? Is over heating a thing I should be worried about? (the power brick on the LG screen is quite toasty)

 

Is there a convential wisdom surrounding cable bundling that I should know about?  Anyone got any advice on this, I haven't really seen anything spoken about it anywhere previously.

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3 minutes ago, Dravinian said:

Like a lot of people I am working from home.


I have power cables for two monitors, two laptops, a desktop PC.  HDMI/DisplayPort cables running between all of them to the screens.  Two ethernet cables running.  Speaker power cables and speaker audio cables, along with cables running from Desktop/Laptop to the speakers.


As you can see, this is a lot of cables, and I want to manage them a bit better.  I have some sleeves and some tweezers.

 

Should the ethernet not be zip tied to the power? Should the sound cables be separated away from the others? Is interferance a thing that I should be worried about? Is over heating a thing I should be worried about? (the power brick on the LG screen is quite toasty)

 

Is there a convential wisdom surrounding cable bundling that I should know about?  Anyone got any advice on this, I haven't really seen anything spoken about it anywhere previously.

todays cables have proper shielding to defend against interference so it doesn't matter

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Ideally yes. In reality it won't make a difference. Just give you a little extra space at the termination and some slag around moving axis like the height adjustment. 

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Just avoid tight kinks and such. Like said, modern cables have good shielding for interference and they have always really proper rubber/plastic housing to avoid any melting.

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