I want to buy a optical cable splitter. What does the term tos link imply? Is it a special, or is it a standard term I should not be concerned about?
Answer Question | January 25, 2010 1:56 AM
Cabling, Optical Cables
So I’m trying to make a 1000 Mbps connection between two machines with gigabit ethernet ports. Problem is, even with cat 6 cable, my transfer rate is peaking at 12.8 MB/s (should peak at 128, yes?). It says in the connection status on both ends that the speed is 100 Mbps. Is there something I [...]
Answer Question | September 11, 2012 5:25 PM
Cabling, CAT 6, Category 6 cable, gigabit, Gigabit ethernet, Gigabit network adapters, Windows 7
Can anyone explain the mechanisms for retransmission and fast retransmission in wireshark/ethereal?
Answer Question | December 1, 2009 4:00 PM
Cabling, Ethereal, Network Packet, Wireshark
what is the maximum lenght of STP cable can be used for 10 Mbps speed.
Answer Question | October 29, 2009 2:06 PM
Cable Standards, Cabling, STP
What are categories of shielded twisted pair (STP) cable?
Answer Question | February 18, 2011 2:43 PM
Cabling, fiber, Fibre Channel Cables, Networking
I HAVE SEEN MANY CABLES CLIPPED BUT ALL IN DIFFERENT WAYS STILL THEY WORK, DOES IT MEAN THAT CABLES HAS NO PERMANENT FORMAT?
Answer Question | October 2, 2009 11:53 AM
Cable Standards, Cable systems, Cabling
What is the difference between cat5e and cat6 unshielded twisted pair cables
Answer Question | August 27, 2009 4:06 AM
Cables, Cabling, Cat 5E, CAT 6, Category 5e cable, Category 6 cable, Network cable
I need to know the type of cable to login to cisco 2811 router. Can i use the LAN port on my laptop, use a straight cable and connect through the console port of the router? Please help
Answer Question | April 14, 2009 11:17 AM
Cables, Cabling, Cisco 2811, Cisco Console Port, Cisco Routers, Routers
Hi, I’m looking for an RS-422 cable to use with some (old) music studio recording equipment. It’s apparently a Macintosh serial cable with 8-pin mini-din connectors. Does anyone know where I can still get something like this? Preferably in the Netherlands or western europe… Thanks in advance, Martin Gilbert.
Answer Question | April 7, 2009 3:30 PM
Cables, Cabling, Macintosh
Can you tell me if there is a minimum distance required between CAT5e terminations? I am told that the standards require at least 15m (50ft) between terminations, such as between a main cross-connect panel and a consolidation point patch block. Also, that if the actual distance is less, enough slack should be left in the [...]
Answer Question | May 18, 2010 2:59 PM
Cable Standards, Cabling, CAT5, CAT5e, Network equipment, Networking
How many meters of patch cable can we use for LAN connective?
Answer Question | March 27, 2009 2:22 PM
Cabling, Data center network cabling, LAN, Local area networks, Network cabling, Networking, Networking Equipment, Patch cables
what is the best method to label network nodes and cables and patch panel and documentation???
Answer Question | February 23, 2011 1:59 PM
Cabling, Data Center cable labeling, Data center cabling, Network administration, Network best practices, Network documentation, Patch panels
Can CAT5 or CAT5e cabling working in a CAT6 Patch Panel. The Patch panel will connect to a Cisco 2950 switch
Answer Question | March 23, 2009 1:37 PM
Cabling, CAT 5, Cat 5E, CAT 6, Networking Equipment, Patch panels
How do you terminate a cable and color arrangement?
Answer Question | February 14, 2009 4:10 PM
Cabling, color, Network cable, Network cabling, Networking, Networking Equipment, Terminating
In order to prevent a potential ground loop effect on F/UTP cable installations I usually avoid letting the metal shell of a shielded connector touch a metallic plate. What does Siemens AG recommend for wall phone plate installations when deploying an F/UTP cabled installation?
Answer Question | February 4, 2009 8:40 PM
best practices, Cabling, Groundwork, Installation, Network cabling, Network equipment, Network hardware, Networking, Project management, Siemens, UTP, wall phone plate
Does the communication between two network interface cards (NICs) of a computer connected by a Cat 5 cable in a digital signal form or an analog signal?
Answer Question | January 15, 2009 8:14 PM
Analog, Cabling, CAT 5, Network cabling, Network hardware, Network Interface Cards, Networking, Networking Equipment, signals, Telecom, Telecommunications
HI TO ALL…I WOULD LIKE TO ASK THE FOLLOWING QUESTION. I HAVE A 48 PORT HP PROCURVE SWITCH THAT NEEDS TO BE CONNECTED WITH A 24 PORT HP PROCURVE SWITCH USING A GIGABIT SFP MODULE.THE OPTICAL FIBRE PATCH CABLE IS 62 AND A HALF MULTIMODE SC-LC CONNECTOR TYPE CABLE.THE SFP MODULE HAS A TRANSMITTING AND [...]
Answer Question | December 15, 2008 3:47 PM
Cabling, HP ProCurve, Network cabling, Network design, Optical fiber, SFP modules, Small Form-Factor Pluggable modules, Switch configuration, Switches
I made a connection using Cat 6 SYSTIMAX cable from the server switch to the next repeater, which is 85 meters – and then to the next point it is 50 meters and then 50, then 50. The problem is the signal strength is not that strong and its on and off. What do you [...]
Answer Question | December 13, 2008 7:52 PM
Cabling, CAT 6, Network cabling, Network design, Network performance, Signal strength
I just want to know what the effect will be, if I use different wire patterns on network cables instead of using the U.S. standard cabling? Will it affect the flow of data when transferred through network?
Answer Question | October 30, 2008 3:29 PM
Cable systems, Cabling, data flow, Network cable, Networking, U.S. standard cabling
On a Cat 5 cable with four pairs I know that you can get 10/100 TX out of one pair which is the IEEE 802 standard. But can you also utilize the other two pairs for an additional 10/100 TX network drop? Will this work? Where is it stated that you cannot do this if [...]
Answer Question | December 10, 2010 3:05 PM
Cabling, CAT 5, IEEE, IEEE 802 standard, Network hardware, Networking Equipment