We all know the rise in copper prices has made it difficult for SME to compete with larger corporations. Having received feedback from our clients, we’ve had an extensive look
TIGHT-BUFFERED CABLE VS LOOSE TUBE GEL FILLED
Tight-buffered cable was considered best for indoor applications whilst loose-tube cable was best for outdoor applications. Many places avoiding using them as alternatives due to their material features. Despite this,
POTENTIAL DISRUPTIONS TO ORDERS
Unfortunately, due to circumstances outside of our control; we regret to inform you that there will be delays to the lead time of our orders. The primary factor for this
AWG CONVERSION GUIDE
American Wire Gauge or AWG is the US standard measure for the diameter of cable electrical conductors. This AWG chart is based on the number of dies originally required to
HOW ARE TWISTED PAIR CABLES TERMINATED?
The process of terminating twisted pair cable may seem simple on the surface, however, issues involving unproperly terminated solutions can arise, specially within today’s High-Performance LANs. With so many ways
A GUIDE TO LAN CABLE
Despite the many advancements in fibre optic cable and newer builds taking advantage of this technology, LAN cable is pretty much used everywhere. LAN AND LAN CABLE LAN stands for
USES OF OPTICAL DISTRIBUTION FRAME (ODF)
With fibre optic installations becoming increasingly more popular, the management of optical transmissions has networks has become more difficult. As discussed in our previous blog, many factors need to be
BANDWIDTH IN CABLES
Bandwidth in cables refers to the range of frequencies used to transfer information through data cables. The broader the bandwidth, the more data can be carried respectively. The bandwidth in
CABLE ATTENUATION EXPLAINED
When attenuation is used by networking professionals it refers to loss of signal strength due to [x] factors. This can be either internal or external. Below we will see what
WI-FI VS ETHERNET – WHICH IS FASTER?
As technology develops we are seeing a rise in wireless connectivity. Most cities are now adapting free Wi-Fi hotspots helping both local as well as international visitors stay connected. Our
RJ45 CONNECTOR: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DOES IT DIFFER FROM RJ11?
Since the old days of analogue telephones and faxes, cables and connectors have been an integral part of a network communication. By now, everyone has seen an RJ45 connector, it’s
WHY ARE CABLES BRAIDED?
When ordering a cable you may be tempted to consider whether or not to have it braided. Cables are braided for either of these reasons: To electrostatically screen the cable
CABLE BENDING RADIUS- SHOULD I BE CONCERNED?
You’ll often see ‘bending radius’ on our cable product datasheets and wonder what we’re referring too. The cable bending radius is a measurement of the smallest diameter a cable can