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Cable management best practices for the AV industry

It will be no surprise to returning blog readers that we like our cables at Cheqroom. More specifically, we like our cables to stay organized, easy to use, and lasting a long time, so that's why we created cable management best practices for the AV industry.

This blog bundles some best practices for cable management that we learned from our specialist customers in the AV industry.

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Don’t get entangled! Label your cables

But perhaps you and your organization are not easy to please and have even more specific demands. They come in a variety of colors, so you can color label them by length or type. What’s best, you can choose if you want them with unique codes or non-unique, so you can track them individually or in bulk. O, the burden of choice.

Speaking of barcodes, adding a barcode to your cable doesn’t hurt since it makes your cables easy to track if you’re using equipment management software such as Cheqroom. Scan the label and see all the details about this cable immediately.

You could also bundle the cable with other equipment to ensure it stays together and that nothing gets lost.

Just remember that new hires or new equipment users need a color legend attached to your equipment rack, for example, to find what they need.

Storage and transportation

Transporting cables in bulk is best done with a flight case divided into different sections. Mark every section with a color that corresponds with the length of the cables you’ll contain in it and the cable type.


Buying your cables on cable reels is excellent if you’re going to use very long cables. You could also buy cable reels separately if you already own said cables. Cable reels are very tidy and make rolling and unrolling those long cables way easier and quicker. Time is money, after all.

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Written by Hana Belbecir Sep 01, 2021

Meet Hana Belbecir, our dynamic content marketer. She infuses creativity and strategic vision into the core of our brand. Hana, passionate about storytelling and has a keen eye for market trends, is devoted to creating a unified brand identity for Cheqroom. Her favorite part? Working & brainstorming with different creatives.