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History of the Power Cord

Nowadays, getting power to your devices really is just as simple as plugging something into a wall outlet, but it certainly took some time and effort to get to that point. Dating back to the 1800s, the invention and further development of power distribution has led us to the world of electrical convenience great inventors like Thomas Edison dreamed of.

, May 25, 2017

Fiber Optic Cables In The Home

Fiber optic cables are in constant use throughout our day-to-day lives, but what exactly are they? While the name may lead you to think these cables are used in specific industries or technological fields, fiber optic cables can be found connected to devices around the everyday home.

, May 25, 2017

5 Uses for Fiber Optics Cables in the Office

Are you currently considering installing fiber optic cables and want to find out how they would benefit you? Fiber optic cables are cables that contain strands of glass fibers inside of an insulated casing. These cables are capable of delivering high performance telecommunications amongst other things. In this article we’ll be taking a look at five uses for fiber optic cables in your office.

, May 23, 2017

4 Symptoms of a failing cable you should know

Nothing lasts forever. The lifespan of a cable depends on how well it gets treated, but all of them will eventually start to suffer from wear and tear. Fortunately, replacing a failing cable is usually quite cheap and easy. The hardest part is recognizing when the cable is starting to break down in the first place.

, May 19, 2017

3 Cables to Check When Troubleshooting Your Home Theater System

Three Cables to Check When Troubleshooting Your Home Theater System Troubleshooting a home-theater system is checking why one speaker or several do not work. Many of us have been in positions where they have placed all the speakers at the right places, connected all the cables meticulously and switched on every piece of the equipment and after doing all that, you switch on the play button, and no sound comes from the speakers.

, May 16, 2017

Wire and Cable Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

Electricity plays an important role in our modern lives, but it can be a dangerous tool when we don’t use it safely. Electrical fires are getting more common in the US, increasing the mortality rate caused by electric wires and cables across the nation. However, the majority of these fires are caused by old outlets and wires.

, May 14, 2017

Cat5 and Cat6: What’s the Difference?

The Similarities and Differences Between Cat5 and Cat6 Cables Cat5 and Cat6 cables are applied in a variety of functions where electromagnetic networks are used. They serve the same purpose, to connect devices to a network, whether internal or to the internet. Generally speaking, Cat5 and Cat6 connections are used to connect servers and computer to modems as network cables, and finally, they also link ISPs.

, May 08, 2017

4 Industrial Uses for Ethernet Cables

Ethernet is just not for the office local area network anymore. Ethernet is finding increasing usage in a production environment. Companies are finding multiple industrial uses for Ethernet cables in their factories and industrial facilities. Production environments are seeing increased reliability, safety, and efficiency with Ethernet.

, May 04, 2017

The Best Cabling Choices for Music

Nothing is more frustrating that anticipating an awesome evening with an epic movie or your favorite band, only to have it sound thin or distorted like a radio from 1923. While many people assume the problem lies with their speakers or with the media itself, often the problems begin with using cheap or inferior cables to connect the system components.

, May 01, 2017

Cable Management Hacks to Tidy Up Your Space

Most people have a tangled mass of cables sitting behind their desk, but it doesn't have to be that way. There are a lot of fairly easy ways to keep cables neat and tidy, even if you have a lot of them. Getting them neat is worth the effort, since it will make things easier when you have to adjust them. In the long run, putting in a little bit of effort to keep things tidy will save time and irritation.

, April 27, 2017

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