ケーブリング・クロニクル

What’s the Difference Between Channel and Component Standards?

When it comes to cabling standards, you’ve probably heard of channel standards and component standards. The two are not one and the same, so we thought it might make sense to explain the difference, why you should care and how they are tested.

2020 年 11 月 4 日

Extending and Testing Cable Runs Beyond 100 meters

In our last article on how to connect end devices beyond copper Ethernet’s 100 meter range, we looked at various solutions to the dilemma of needing to connect an end device that’s just a little too far from the nearest telecommunications room (TR), including building a new TR, the use of an extender device, fiber or extended-distance cabling.

2020 年 10 月 8 日

Breaking the 100-Meter Barrier

It’s a common problem – you need to connect an end device that’s just a little too far from the nearest telecommunications room (TR). While industry standards limit the length of a channel to 100 meters, connecting the device maybe require a channel length of 150 meters or even 200.

There are four ways to address this problem. Let’s take a look at the options and their pros and cons.

2020 年 9 月 23 日

Physical Infrastructure Management Reduces Network Downtime

Planet IRM and Fluke Networks have integrated LinkWare Live into the Planet Infrastructure Relationship Management software solution, allowing customers to access detailed cable test results from their physical asset network diagrams, providing a view we like to call “from network map to wiremap”.  We asked the team at Planet to introduce their solution and the benefits of the integration – their article is below.

2020 年 9 月 15 日

Re-Certified Test Reports: Are They Really Valid?

The first in a series of articles on re-certification.

2020 年 7 月 23 日

ケーブル・テスト 101:Understanding Near and Far End Crosstalk

 

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If you're at all familiar with copper cable, you've probably heard about crosstalk--the phenomenon by which a signal transmitted on one pair or one channel creates an undesired affect on another pair or channel.

2020 年 6 月 10 日

Social Distancing the LinkWare Live Way

While everyone has been working smart and social distancing, LinkWare Live surpassed another milestone with over forty million test results uploaded since it was launched back in 2015.  Last spring, we passed the twenty million mark meaning that LinkWare Live usage continues to grow exponentially, with total uploads doubling about every 12 months.

2020 年 5 月 29 日