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What you need to Know about Testing Cable in the Field

Stu Tisdale

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On July 28th In Wire and Cable
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As our industry continues its growth in the use of IP-enabled products, it is becoming more important for security technicians to be able to fully test Cat5e/6 cables for proper functionality in the field. Cable testing provides a level of assurance that the installed cabling links provide the desired transmission capability to support the data […]

Using the Right Cabling Tools to Reduce Costly Service Calls

Stu Tisdale

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On December 7th In Wire and Cable
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Anecdotal evidence collected over decades in the electronic security business shows that many service calls are a result of problems related to cable/conductor terminations, splices, and connector installations.  The time it takes to troubleshoot for a broken or “swinging” conductor within a cable or panel connection can be very time consuming and expensive. The most […]

The Future of Ethernet

David Motz

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On November 3rd In IP Surveillance Video,Networking,Wire and Cable
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The Ethernet Alliance is a US-based nonprofit organization that works to set the standards for Ethernet communications over networks. This past March they released their 2015 Ethernet Roundup which detailed the future types of Ethernet that are being developed. Ethernet is the world’s most commonly used network technology. Ethernet standards have evolved over the past […]