Cat6 Cable FAQ – 22 Frequentley Asked Questions

  Cat6 Cable FAQ Below is a list of Cat6 cable FAQ that we have commonly been asked during enquirers and installation of various Cat6 cabling projects. For further information, our project team is happy to help or arrange an on-site survey for further assistance. What is Cat6 cable? Cat6 cable is a data cable

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Cat5e Cable FAQ – 19 Frequently Asked Questions

Cat5e Cable FAQ We are obviously asked alot of questions about our data cabling installations. Below are the most common Cat5e cable FAQ that we receive. For further information or project team are happy to answer or arrange a free survey to assist further. What is Cat5e Cable? Cat5e cable is a data cable that

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CPR regulations for data cables

What are the CPR regulations for data cables Building and construction cables manufactured after July 1, 2017, are subject to the Construction Product Regulation (CPR). So what are the CPR regulations for data cables? The CPR covers all construction products, including power cables, to classify them by fire response. In addition any product on the

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Cat5e FTP vs UTP

Shielded or Unshielded Cat5e? The majority of standard installations for cat5e and Cat6 are undertaken with UTP data cabling. However, there are certain situations and certain manufacturers who specify that shielded cabling should be used.  Common questions are as follows  Shielded or unshielded cat5e?  Do I need a shielded CAT5e cable?  When should I use

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DVR VS NVR What’s the difference

DVR VS NVR What’s the difference A DVR or NVR are options in a security system you have to make before setting up a video observation system. Deciding what price, installation, and best video excellence you can expect makes a big difference. Now scroll down to find out what you need to know about DVR and NVR, including

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Is Cat7 backward compatible?

Is Cat7 backward compatible? With ever changing technology and cabling requirements many businesses are looking to future proof there cabling. However they are not always ready to go to a full on high specification system. Rather they want to be ready for when the technology requires it. Therefore a common situation is installing the main

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Why is structured cabling important?

Why is Structured Cabling Important? So why is structured cabling important? A structured cabling design for your infrastructure allows all linked hardware to work over a common data cabling system. Thus, it builds a complete telecommunications' infrastructure. You can then use this infrastructure for your telephone services, transmitting data through your computer network, or for

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What affects WiFi speed

What affects WiFi speed In a business or enterprise, there may be various factors regarding what affects WiFi speed. Furthermore, performance, coverage, or connection speed. Some are easy to fix, others require troubleshooting or a high, technical level of investigation. Wi-Fi is now the way of the world and it is a necessity in the

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What is a Fiber Backbone?

What is a Fiber Backbone? A fibre optic backbone is a link between two different locations that are on the same network. However, what is a fiber backbone and where is it used The following are examples where a fibre optic cable could link together two separate locations Linking the main comms room to cabinets on different

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What is Copper Backbone cabling?

What is Copper Backbone cabling? Copper backbone cabling supports the installation of data cabling when served from more than one single location. Therefore, what is copper backbone cabling? Ethernet or structured cabling refers to ways that connect computers to a local network or LAN. The basic idea of its design is that most computers have

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What cables do I need for Wi-Fi?

What cables do I need for Wi-Fi? Types of Internet Cables for Wi-Fi There are a few choices of cabling when looking at supply WiFi devices. The choice of cable will depend on the speed requirements and the type of Wi-Fi product chosen. Firstly we have a look at the types of internet cables for

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What are Floor boxes?

What are Floor boxes? Floor boxes are boxes made of stainless steel and plastic, designed for floor installation. They come in a variety of sizes and there are different boxes for different types of floors. This will depend on the depth of a false floor void or if it is to be set in the concrete

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