Top 2 Things to Consider When Running Ethernet and Power Cable
Oct 20, 2022

Top 2 Things to Consider When Running Ethernet and Power Cable

Have you ever wondered about the effects of running Ethernet cable next to power cable? How about running your Ethernet...
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A Brief History of Network Technology
Oct 13, 2022

A Brief History of Network Technology

Computer networking is one of the greatest breakthroughs of our age. Well before the Internet took over our daily lives,...
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Low-Voltage Q&A With Don and Dave
Sep 30, 2022

Low-Voltage Q&A With Don and Dave

We often get asked questions through email, live chat, social media, and over the phone. A lot of times these...
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The Fiber Optic vs Copper UTP Enigma
Sep 15, 2022

The Fiber Optic vs Copper UTP Enigma

Confused between fiber optic & copper cabling? The costs, the strengths, the weaknesses of each? The following article and accompanying...
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Shielded vs. Unshielded Cable
Sep 08, 2022

Shielded vs. Unshielded Cable

Installing data networking cable? Learn the differences and similarities of Shielded vs. Unshielded cable to find which one is the right fit...
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Basic Network Cable Troubleshooting: What Did I Do Wrong?
Sep 01, 2022

Basic Network Cable Troubleshooting: What Did I Do Wrong?

Let me tell you about a recent experience I had…I did a favor for a friend. I would like to...
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Residential Bonding and Grounding of Shielded Ethernet Cable Systems
Aug 25, 2022

Residential Bonding and Grounding of Shielded Ethernet Cable Systems

It is rare to actually need shielded Ethernet cable in a residential setting. Many DIY installers (homeowers) have a perception...
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When Copper is Not Enough
Aug 11, 2022

When Copper is Not Enough

If you have been installing copper twisted pair Ethernet networks for some time you will no doubt have come across...
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Ethernet Cable Lingo
Aug 04, 2022

Ethernet Cable Lingo

Often people who install Ethernet cable use terms they expect others that are “in the know” to understand. What about...
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