Data Cabling

What is Ethernet?

  IT networks are crucial for productivity in the modern world. Connecting a variety of IT devices together allows you to combine technologies for the maximum gain e.g. connecting a PC to storage devices and printers to facilitate data transmission. Such networks, of course, have been in place for decades and one of the simplest

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What is Cat5e Cabling?

What is Cat5e Cabling What is Cat5e cabling? Cat 5e cable is a type of computer cabling. A cat5e cable consists of 8 strands of different colours terminated on either end with an STP or UTP RJ45 connector.  Additionally, the purpose of the Cat5e cables is to carry voice and data signals between hubs, switches,

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What is Cat6 Cabling?

What is Cat6 cabling? Category 6 cable contains four twisted wire pairs and allows frequencies up to 250 MHz. It is used in 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T (Gigabit Ethernet), 10GBASE-T (10-Gigabit Ethernet) applications. Cat6 also supports 10GBASE-T applications over the traditional limits of copper cabling. This is made possible with all four wires working together to handle

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What is a data cable?

What is a data cable? A data cable is a cable that connects two devices for the purpose of transferring data. Data cables can be broken down into three main types. Twisted pair cabling. Coaxial cabling. Fibre optic cabling. In this blog post we will discuss what each type of data cable is and where

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Pre-Terminated Data Cabling

Pre-Terminated Data Cabling A reliable and fast data cabling solution is crucial to maintaining your business productivity. Businesses such as data centres, storage area networks, and server farms can not afford a large amount of downtime or disruptions that come with unterminated data cabling. As a solution, these companies will benefit from a pre-terminated data

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Computer Cabling Services

NM Cabling are here to assist you in protecting your computer technology. We can help to increase data transfer speeds, ensure efficient communications within your commercial building, and protect data integrity. To protect your investment in computer technology, your computer cabling must be correctly installed, tested, and maintained by an experienced company with the ability

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What is Cat 8 Ethernet Cable?

What is a Cat 8 Cable? With the development of fibre, many people assumed ethernet cables would soon become a thing of the past. Somehow, ethernet cables have managed to stay relevant in the world of technology. New developments arise every few years and they continue to push the envelope of traditional copper cables. So

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What is Single Pair Ethernet (SPE)

In May 1973 while working at Xerox PARC, Bob Metcalf introduced the concept of ethernet. Following this, IEEE turned the Ethernet concept into a global standard in 1983 with the release of IEEE Std. 802.3a, this supported 10Mb of data transmission over a coaxial cable. The advancement of Ethernet took another progressive step in 1990

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How much does it cost to install Cat6 cable?

How much does it cost to install Cat6 cables? Unfortunately, there isn’t one universal answer to this question. Cat6 Installation cost can be different for each project, certain factors will affect the estimated cost. For example, working hours, building construction, and building occupancy. Although an average estimate can be taken for similar projects, its always

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5 Practices for UPS battery replacement

It is essential for you to look after your UPS battery to increase its life span and efficiency. The better it’s maintained the greater chance you have of avoiding a battery replacement. Under advised conditions, the forecast for the life expectancy of a UPS battery is 3 – 5 years. Are you aware of the

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What is Data Cabling Used For?

What is Data Cabling ? Data cables are a crucial part of any IT infrastructure. Without data cables you would be unable to transmit data between two points e.g. from a server to an individual PC. Accordingly, you need the right data cables for your specific needs to remain productive. But the world of data

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AV Installation Guidelines

What Is AV? AV Equipment also known as Audio Visual Equipment is now used in every imaginable setting.  For instance, the equipment can be found in your home, commercial buildings, schools and in shopping centres. AV is the combination of sound and sight. In fact, the technology is becoming increasingly sophisticated, enabling us to do

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