The Evolution of Cat6 and Cat6a Cables

Today, Cat6 has become the minimum requirement for installing network connections. Cat6a has also begun to gain popularity. It is much lighter and slimmer than earlier cables. Its use has been aggressive in the healthcare and educational institutes. Cat6a also provides power over ethernet, which gives it an edge over others.

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Secrets of Mysterious Ethernet Cable Revealed!

The most important equipment used on wired computer networks is an ethernet cable. The use of Ethernet cable is for connecting computers, routers, switches in a local area network. It looks like a phone cable but has more wires and is larger. These cables are physically attached they need to have certain peculiarities. The cables’ physical characteristics alter or modify in accordance of the requirements.

What’s the Difference between Patch Ethernet Cables and Crossover Ethernet Cables?

Patch Cables:  Refers to electrical and optical cables like Cat5 cables and Optical cables.  However, patch cables/cords can be: single-conductor wires that use banana connectors coaxial cables using BNC connectors Ethernet Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a Optical fiber cables.  What makes a patch cable is its length.  Due to its primary use of connecting patch panels, the cables … Continue reading What’s the Difference between Patch Ethernet Cables and Crossover Ethernet Cables?

Understanding the Difference Between Various Types of 6A Cables

Category 6A cables, generally referred to as CAT 6A are becoming increasingly popular among users because of their transmission speed which is much better than previous versions like CAT 5e, CAT 6, and others. The transmission speed of these cables can go up to 10Gbps and therefore becoming first choice for users of VoIP, CCTV, … Continue reading Understanding the Difference Between Various Types of 6A Cables