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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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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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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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Difference between Cat5 and Cat6

What is the difference between Cat5 and Cat6 Cat5 now commonly known as Cat5e and Cat6 are in many ways very similar. Furthermore their transmission in some cases are also quite similar. However there are a few ways in which Cat6 excels Cat5e in performance. The difference between Cat5 and Cat6 includes: They are constructed

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Cat5 vs Cat5e

Cat5 vs Cat5e and what are the differences? Cat5 cabling is a common phrase often used to describe any type of data cabling. In cases where people are not aware of the differences of various data cabling categories the generic phrase Cat5 is often used. However assuming what you already have in you building is

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Do Cat6 cables work with Cat5?

Do Cat6 cables work with Cat5? When clients are upgrading their technology and consequently their network infrastructure we are commonly asked do Cat6 cables work with Cat5? This however depends on whether the questions is with regards to a physical or technical situation. Physically all Cat5e, Cat6 and Cat6a elements will fit into the others

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Structured Cabling Testing – what you should insist on

Why you should insist on Structured Cabling Testing and what you should insist on How do you test a data cable? A data cable can be tested in a variety of ways. However with structured cabling testing there are certain standards and reports that should be insisted. Otherwise you will not know that the data

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