Free Webinar: Selecting the Best Cable For The Job
Sep 23, 2021

Free Webinar: Selecting the Best Cable For The Job

Are you a gamer looking to install a network to better stream 4k & HDR content? Or maybe you’re a new network technician...
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How To: Terminate an Unshielded Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Jul 30, 2021

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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What is an RJ45 Connector?
Jul 16, 2021

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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Selecting the Correct Connector
Jun 28, 2021

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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Load Bar Staggered RJ45 Connectors: Do They Increase Ethernet Cable Performance?
Jun 21, 2021

Load Bar Staggered RJ45 Connectors: Do They Increase Ethernet Cable Performance?

Companies selling staggered RJ45 8P8C modular plugs often state in the product description that this new fangled attachment “improves cable...
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How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat5e Internal Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Apr 26, 2021

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat5e Internal Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat5e Internal Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector Written by Don Schultz, Technical Expert, Fluke Networks Versiv &...
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Slaying the Dragon: RJ45 Termination of Cat6 Shielded Direct Burial Ethernet
Apr 09, 2021

Slaying the Dragon: RJ45 Termination of Cat6 Shielded Direct Burial Ethernet

If you want the biggest challenge of all when terminating Ethernet cable, then take on our Cat6 Shielded Direct Burial cable and...
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How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat6/6A External Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector
Mar 12, 2021

How To: Terminate a Shielded Cat6/6A External Ground Pass Through RJ45 Connector

Bar none, one of the most challenging Ethernet cable terminations globally, is the shielded Cat6 or Cat6A RJ45 connector. We're...
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What Does a Bad Termination Look Like?
Oct 08, 2020

What Does a Bad Termination Look Like?

What makes an Ethernet cable termination bad?  Excessive untwist of the twisted pair conductors? Crossed wires? Nicked conductors? Bad electrical contact? Some...
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