Basic Network Cable Troubleshooting: What Did I Do Wrong?
Nov 12, 2020

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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How To:  Terminating a Cat6-6A Standard Load Bar Unshielded RJ45 Connector
Nov 05, 2020

How To: Terminating a Cat6-6A Standard Load Bar Unshielded RJ45 Connector

This combined video and written blog will show you how to put on one of the most easy to terminate...
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Selecting the Correct Connector
Oct 30, 2020

Selecting the Correct Connector

All Ethernet cable must be terminated at both ends. One way is to use a RJ45 connector...
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Into the Great Outdoors:  Running Ethernet Cable Outside
Oct 02, 2020

Into the Great Outdoors: Running Ethernet Cable Outside

Direct burial rated means the cable jacket is thicker and therefore tough. It can withstand burial into the ground, either...
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Testing 10 Gigabit Ethernet Over Copper on a Shoestring Budget
Jul 22, 2020

Testing 10 Gigabit Ethernet Over Copper on a Shoestring Budget

Are you ready to take the plunge into 10 Gigabit networking? If yes, the next question is often “How do...
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How To: Terminate an Unshielded Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Jul 17, 2020

How To: Terminate an Unshielded Pass Through RJ45 Connector

Termination means to attach something to the raw end of the cable so it can be plugged into something else...
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How to Choose the Right Cable
Jul 02, 2020

How to Choose the Right Cable

Confused about which cable category is right for you?  Find out if you need Cat6A and if it should be...
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How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat6/Cat6A Standard Load Bar RJ45 Connector With External Ground
Jun 15, 2020

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat6/Cat6A Standard Load Bar RJ45 Connector With External Ground

Just bought yourself a nice outdoor surveillance camera or Wi-Fi Access Point?  But confused around the misinformation out there regarding the...
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T568a vs T568b, Which to Use
May 27, 2020

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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