Sep
19
2017
Maximum Operating Frequency and Category Requirements in Cat 3 – 7 Copper Cables
With many variables in play, it can be very trick to know what to do, and what not to do when you work with network cables and design. To work through all the possible p
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Aug
24
2017
Intro to Screened Twisted-Pair (ScTP) and Screened Shielded Twisted-Pair (S/STP or S/FTP)
Screened Twisted-Pair (ScTP)   Screened twisted-pair (ScTP) cabling is recognized by the AN 51 / TIA-568-C standard. This is a hybrid of
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Aug
18
2017
Intro to Shielded Twisted-Pair (STP)
Shielded Twisted-Pair (STP)     IBM first made shielded twisted-pair (STP) cabling popular when they introduced data cabling type classifications. Although STP cos
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Jun
16
2016
Connectors for UTP cable termination
In the beginning of telecommunication era it was common for cable to be terminated directly at component inside workstation or equipment closet. Nowadays this approach cannot be taken - it is against
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Apr
12
2016
UTP cable are still used widely in last mile access
Even though there are solutions like "Google Fiber" that offer direct optical signal from Internet provider directly to the customer, it is more of the exception than a rule. Most of modern solutions
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