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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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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Temperature's Effect on Ethernet Cable Length
Dec 30, 2021

Temperature's Effect on Ethernet Cable Length

Is it true that temperature can affect how your Ethernet data cable operates? The quick answer is yes. If you...
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Life Easier : ANSI/TIA 570-D Residential Communications Cable Best Practices Explained
Dec 02, 2021

Life Easier : ANSI/TIA 570-D Residential Communications Cable Best Practices Explained

This blog will focus on the main highlights of this residential standard, pointing out the “need to know” items so...
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T568a vs T568b, Which to Use
Sep 09, 2021

T568a vs T568b, Which to Use

Data cabling, it can be confusing sometimes. If you are just getting started on your network, or if you need...
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Ethernet Quality:  Channel Level vs Component Level Rating
Feb 18, 2021

Ethernet Quality: Channel Level vs Component Level Rating

One way we strive to bring this extra level of quality is by component level testing of our keystone jacks...
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What Does Fluke Tested Mean?
Sep 20, 2020

What Does Fluke Tested Mean?

When testing your Ethernet network, you have a few options. The Fluke Networks Versiv CableAnalyzer is the gold standard of...
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The ANSI/TIA 568 C Series of Specifications
Jul 06, 2020

The ANSI/TIA 568 C Series of Specifications

You've heard or saw ANSI/TIA referenced before when shopping around for your Ethernet network, or maybe you haven't - that's...
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Ethernet MHz Speed: Does It Make a Difference?
May 14, 2020

Ethernet MHz Speed: Does It Make a Difference?

Does higher MHz speed matter when it comes to Ethernet cable and it’s Category? Does this equate to higher bandwidth?...
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