Frequently Asked Questions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT HDMI CABLES
Do HDMI cables go bad?
Cables and connections can wear out or endure damage from heavy use, coiling, and bending or when you roughly connect and disconnect them multiple times. When your video and audio quality begin to suffer, the cable might be the cause. Before you get too worked up about missing the latest episode of your favorite binge-worthy show, you can take a few simple steps to see if your HDMI cable might be the culprit...( read more about do hdmi cables go bad )
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ETHERNET CABLES
What's the difference between a Patch Cable and an Ethernet Cable?
Ethernet is a protocol that describes how information travels through a cable. Ethernet cables are simply wires that comply with Ethernet protocols. These cables are made of copper or optical fiber. Patch cables are simply ethernet cables which have connectors at both ends. So, when comparing Ethernet cables vs. patch cables, whats the difference? ( read more about Patch Cables vs Ethernet Cables )
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT NEMA POWER CORDS
What is a NEMA Power Cord?
A NEMA Power Cord is a power cable where the plug uses AC means of electricity.
What does NEMA stand for in NEMA Power Cords?
NEMA stands for the US National Electric Manufacturers Association (NEMA).
What is the most common NEMA Plug?
NEMA 5-15 Socket is the most common electrical socket in homes across the USA. It is 120v, 15Amp socket.
Frequently Asked Questions About OS2 9/125 Single Mode Patch Cables
Is OS2 Fiber Single Mode?
YES! OS2 and OS1 are standard singlemode optical fiber.
What is the different between OS1 and OS2 single mode fiber?
OS2 Single Mode Fiber is constructed of loose tube or blown cable construction that applies less stess on the optical fibers, whereas OS1 Single Mode Fiber Optice Cable is made of a tight bu ered construction.
What is OS2 Single Mode?
OS2 Fiber is made for outdoor use and loose tube optical cable that is suitable for outdoor applications. Less or no stress to the optical fibers / fibres during installation.
Can you use multimode for single mode?
NO. They are not interchangeable as per compatability, connectors, signal and size are all different.