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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


Benefits of a Wired Home Network

Individuals that are renovating a home or upgrading a network should never overlook the advantages of a wired home network. They can be quite significant, ranging from performance boosts to increased security. Those benefits make a wired network an appealing option for many homes, and it's fairly easy to install a wired network to take advantage of them.

, April 26, 2017


Are All-In-One Cables All They Claim To Be?

No matter the type of functionality you are looking to achieve, all-in-one cables serve as connectors, power sources, and efficient ways to transfer data. Gone are the days where you had to buy multiple cables to set up a connection between devices, fill a room with sound, and display your presentation from a projection screen.

, April 25, 2017


Split Screen Gaming – Here’s What You Need

Online gaming may be the most common way of handling multiplayer, but split screen gaming remains popular. All of the players are in the same place, so it offers a degree of friendliness and social interaction that simply isn't possible in other forms of multiplayer.

, April 20, 2017


Cable Clutter and VR: Here’s What to Do About It

Virtual reality is an incredible technology. It promises advancements in education, gaming, and every other type of media. That having been said, the current VR devices do have one major problem. They need a huge number of cables. They often need five or six cables of their own, along with all of the cables that are needed to support a reasonable powerful computer or other device that attaches to the VR headset.

, April 16, 2017


How to Pick Cables for Your Home Network

Picking cables for a home network is one of the first steps towards installing it. There are a few different options to choose from, so the decision is more complicated than it first appears. Most of the cables will look superficially similar, but their inner workings show significant variety that has a major impact on how they perform.

, April 12, 2017


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