How To:  Reterminate an IDC Connector
Aug 18, 2022

How To: Reterminate an IDC Connector

Sometimes when you terminate an Ethernet cable, the termination just doesn’t turn out right. Maybe it fails a test, or...
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Terminating Cat6A Shielded Direct Burial Ethernet for Performance
Jul 28, 2022

Terminating Cat6A Shielded Direct Burial Ethernet for Performance

4K HDBASE-T and 10G Internet over coaxial is here, and you should be ready for it! Up until now, our...
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Commercial Bonding and Grounding of Ethernet Cable Systems
Jul 14, 2022

Commercial Bonding and Grounding of Ethernet Cable Systems

Bonding and grounding. Of all the subjects that come up when installing Ethernet cable, this one has to be at...
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How To:  Terminating a Cat6-6A Standard Load Bar Unshielded RJ45 Connector
Jul 07, 2022

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 RJ45 Connector
Jun 02, 2022

Selecting the Correct RJ45 Connector

All Ethernet cable must be terminated at both ends. One way is to use a RJ45 connector...
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Terminating Pass-Through RJ45 Connectors onto Solid Copper Ethernet Cable  --  A Really Bad Idea?
May 26, 2022

Terminating Pass-Through RJ45 Connectors onto Solid Copper Ethernet Cable -- A Really Bad Idea?

A question that keeps coming up is “Do pass-through RJ45 connector plugs not work as well as the standard solid...
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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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How To: Universal RG6 Compression F Connector on Quad Shield Coaxial Cable
Mar 31, 2022

How To: Universal RG6 Compression F Connector on Quad Shield Coaxial Cable

One would think that RG6 F-Connectors on coaxial cable would have been totally sorted out by now. Considering this technology...
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Cat6A 3-Way Unshielded Field Termination Plug: Have it Your Way!
Mar 10, 2022

Cat6A 3-Way Unshielded Field Termination Plug: Have it Your Way!

Field termination plugs are a key way of achieving good performance when you need a male plug end as opposed...
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