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Future Proofing Your Network for 10G Internet
Jun 30, 2022

Future Proofing Your Network for 10G Internet

Get ready for it! A recent discussion with a ComCast installation technician revealed some rather interesting news. ComCast, along with other...
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The ANSI/TIA 568 Series of Specifications: What is Most important to Know for Copper
Jun 23, 2022

The ANSI/TIA 568 Series of Specifications: What is Most important to Know for Copper

No doubt you have noticed when shopping for your Ethernet network the usage of ANSI/TIA 568 C.2 Certified or verified....
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WAN vs. LAN: What Is the Difference?
Jun 16, 2022

WAN vs. LAN: What Is the Difference?

LAN and WAN networks are two different types of area networks that we use every day without even realizing it....
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How Do You Install a Keystone Jack Into a Wall?
Jun 09, 2022

How Do You Install a Keystone Jack Into a Wall?

So here we are. You’ve just cleared out that old bedroom. This is your new home office, and you need...
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Selecting the Correct RJ45 Connector
Jun 02, 2022

Selecting the Correct RJ45 Connector

All Ethernet cable must be terminated at both ends. One way is to use a RJ45 connector...
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Terminating Pass-Through RJ45 Connectors onto Solid Copper Ethernet Cable  --  A Really Bad Idea?
May 26, 2022

Terminating Pass-Through RJ45 Connectors onto Solid Copper Ethernet Cable -- A Really Bad Idea?

A question that keeps coming up is “Do pass-through RJ45 connector plugs not work as well as the standard solid...
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Cat6 Ethernet Cable Untwist Performance Compared - Fluke DSX-8000 Test Results
May 19, 2022

Cat6 Ethernet Cable Untwist Performance Compared - Fluke DSX-8000 Test Results

One of the cool things about having a Fluke DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer around is the ability to do “what-if” testing. Although expensive at...
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The Difference Between Cat5e vs Cat6 Ethernet Cable
May 12, 2022

The Difference Between Cat5e vs Cat6 Ethernet Cable

Shopping and a bit confused about the differences between Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cable? You are not alone. They appear...
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The Internet of Things: PoE Lighting
May 05, 2022

The Internet of Things: PoE Lighting

The Internet isn’t just for people anymore.  Nowadays there are actually more devices operating autonomously on the Internet than there...
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