What is an RJ45 Connector?
Nov 30, 2020

What is an RJ45 Connector?

What is an RJ45 Connector? How does it work? What do you do with it? We've answered all these questions...
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How To: Terminating a Cat5e Standard Push On Unshielded RJ45 Connector
Nov 20, 2020

How To: Terminating a Cat5e Standard Push On Unshielded RJ45 Connector

This combined video and written blog will show you how to put on one of the most challenging styles of...
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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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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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ETL Listed Mark: ETL vs UL
Oct 22, 2020

ETL Listed Mark: ETL vs UL

When you're wiring a home or business for network access, it’s not the speed of the network that’s most important...
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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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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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Obey the Bend, Calculating Wire Bend Radius
Sep 10, 2020

Obey the Bend, Calculating Wire Bend Radius

A long time ago when I was first running Ethernet cabling, I was told by an older installer that the...
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What Does RoHS Mean to Ethernet Cable?
Sep 04, 2020

What Does RoHS Mean to Ethernet Cable?

We unpack the meaning of RoHS and the reason for the implementation of RoHS compliance.
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