The Weekend Warrior | trueCABLE's solution to the DIYer's Needs

The Weekend Warrior | trueCABLE's solution to the DIYer's Needs

Below is an aggregate of our most useful blogs to help you on your next weekend warrior project. Now, if you've been in the industry for 5, 10, 15, 800 years, you probably have a seamless process in place. This blog and bundle was designed for the... less experienced. We're talking about the moms and dads who are trying to give their child the coolest media room for their next sleepover or the avid gamer who is ready to take their skill to twitch.

Whatever your networking goal may be, we think this will get you where you need to go. Buckle up and enjoy the ride!

Oh! And remember, we're always here. We have a team of fantastic network professionals and customer support staff that's ready to help you along the way should you run into any hiccups or fires... KIDDING no fires. ;)

 

 

The Residential Ethernet Network Install From A to Z: What to Do and How To Do It

This article will to show you how to construct a small residential network aimed at the active modern person. My definition means people who consume video content from the Internet as their primary entertainment source and may also game online. 

Read the Residential Ethernet Network Install From A to Z: What to Do and How To Do It

Top 5 Things to Consider When Running Ethernet Cable

Unless you have previous experience and the necessary tools, this blog article addresses the biggest items that should be on your mind when planning out your cabling project. Here are the top five considerations:

Read the Top 5 Things to Consider When Running Ethernet Cable

Maximum Ethernet Cable Length

Maximum Ethernet Cable Length

So, you bought the weekend warrior kit, and you're ready to set up that media room you've been dying to get up and running.


But before you do, an Ethernet cable has a maximum length that it can run, and it does not matter what Category it is.

Check out Maximum Ethernet Cable Length Explained

 

 

Troubleshooting Keystone Jacks

How to: Terminate an Unshielded Toolless Keystone Jack

How to: Terminate an Unshielded Toolless Keystone Jack

Many first-time installers will put RJ45 connector plugs onto both ends of the cable. Now, this will work, but it will restrict your installation in one fundamental way: flexibility. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could relocate your equipment around the room by merely buying different lengths of Ethernet patch cable to plug into your Ethernet permanent link? 

 

Read more on how to terminate your Unshielded Toolless Keystone Jack 

Ethernet Keystone Jacks - In the Wild!

Ethernet Keystone Jacks - In the Wild!

This blog and companion video focuses on real-world applications for keystone jacks. You can only understand so much about a technical item before seeing it in operation becomes important.

Check out Ethernet Keystone Jacks in the Wild

 

Tools

How to Use the Cable Stripping & Cutting Tool

How to Use the Cable Stripping & Cutting Tool

 

trueCABLE’s Cable Stripping and Cutting Tool is a truly versatile tool and is something you must have in your tool kit. 

Now go on, learn how to use it! 

 

As always - if you have any questions, you can reach out to us at info@truecable.com or call us at 800.719.8277. 

Happy Networking!