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6 Important Things to Keep In Mind While Buying a Travel Adapter

Did you know that there are around twelve different types of power sockets available around the world?

To our surprise as well, there are! Twelve different types of power sockets needing different types of adapters and what not.

And we have to admit that it’s an unavoidable problem. To get rid of it, an entire community of travel adapter manufacturers sprung up to let frustrated vacationers charge their…

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Added by SFCable on May 6, 2019 at 6:32am — No Comments

Cat6A Shielded vs NonShielded: How to Make the Right Choice?

Cat6a cables: an inexpensive solution for 10G cabling. Its design is according to the upgraded design of Cat6 cable. They are capable of supporting data transfer rates up to 10 Gbps at a maximum bandwidth of 500MHz.

With the ever-emerging applications and industrial demands, it is a recommended standard for most of the production units. Moreover, they are backward compatible with Cat6 and Cat5e.

However, the…

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Added by SFCable on May 3, 2019 at 5:25am — No Comments

Tips to Run Cables Into An Industrial Computer Enclosure

Plenty of planning goes to build a system that protects computer hardware and any type of peripherals. During the building phase of the industrial computer enclosure, a common question arises by many of the end-users is how to power electronics inside a sealed enclosure. And that too when there is almost no place for the computer cables.

Stated…

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Added by SFCable on May 1, 2019 at 5:22am — No Comments

Power over Ethernet: Things You Should Know About it

The Internet is an ever-growing phenomenon experiencing diversity as well as stable advancements. In the present scenario, you can connect with your loved ones through a quick video call around the world and even when on the flight!
 
One other such phenomenon is Power of Ethernet (PoE). The main advantage of PoE is speedy delivery of data. It eliminates the need for AC/DC power suppliers…
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Added by SFCable on April 29, 2019 at 1:46am — No Comments

All About Multi-Stream Transport You Need to Know

According to a study by Jon Peddie, multi-display systems can increase productivity up to 42 percent for an average person. Ever since the technology of connecting multiple monitors came to existence, it has enabled us to work on multiple documents efficiently and simultaneously. Presently, the demands of working on multiple devices are increasing. Displayport cables, also known as Multi-Stream (MST) makes it possible for you to email,…

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Added by SFCable on April 12, 2019 at 5:13am — No Comments

IS IT POSSIBLE TO RECYCLE POWER CORDS?

A power cord alternatively known as a power cable provides power to the computer, monitor, printers, and other components. If you spend a few minutes to clean out your console box you are sure to find at least a few cords you no longer use. If they are in working condition, you can donate them to someone. But if they no longer work there are various ways you can recycle them.

And in this article, we are going to talk about the possible ways to recycle power…

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Added by SFCable on April 11, 2019 at 5:21am — No Comments

Ethernet Cable Construction: We Bet You Didn't Know About These Things

Ethernet cables are one of the most conventional forms of network cables used for internet networks. They provide a connection within local area networks like routers, switches, and PCs. Generally, they are practically indistinguishable despite their thickness. However, not all the Ethernet cables are the same.

This blog focuses more on the design aspect of Ethernet cables which is taken for…

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Added by SFCable on April 10, 2019 at 2:28am — No Comments

USB 3.2 Standard and Everything You Need to Know

USB cables have gone through some revolutionary phases to facilitate data connectivity and transfer. Known as Universal Serial Bus, USB cables came to existence in 1995. Since then they have brought evolution to USB enabled devices. The invention of USB cables transformed the way we use computers and other related products. Because of the huge dent they created in the IT industry, their development process picked up a stable pace.

Starting from USB1.1…

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Added by SFCable on April 9, 2019 at 4:34am — No Comments

Know the Right Time to Adopt Fiber Optic Technology

Fiber optic cables are capable of supporting most of the world’s internet telephone system, and cable television. They contain strands of glass fibers inside an insulated case. They support the long distance, high performing data, and telecommunications operations. These cables are capable to provide higher bandwidth which can transfer data over longer distances in a matter of minutes.…
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Added by SFCable on April 8, 2019 at 6:40am — No Comments

How To Choose the Right HDMI Cables After Upgrading To 4K HDR TV

HDMI cables are among the important components of a television system especially if you want to utilize the system to its full potential. They connect video source components like set-top boxes, streaming devices, game consoles with TV screens and audio/visual receivers. At present, HDMI standards have evolved over time to transfer and handle high-density (HD) data transfers.

When you decide to upgrade your 1080p HD TV to 4K HDR TV, it takes a lot more effort…

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Added by SFCable on April 5, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

Important Applications of Keystone Jacks in Day-to-Day Life

Keystone jacks can manage your cables in a better way. With keystone jacks, you gain the ability to keep your wires short and even hide them. A…
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Added by SFCable on April 3, 2019 at 11:58pm — No Comments

A Complete Guide to DB Style Connectors & Cables

Originally known as ‘D-subminiature’ DB style connectors are common UFD connectors or say monitor cables which operate in computing devices, audio/video, and data applications. DB25 and DB9 serial cables are the renowned types of D-sub connectors, used in PCs for serial and parallel ports.

The High-Density DB style is another type of D-sub connector which looks like a regular DB connector. Often called ‘HD’ connectors they have three rows of pins instead of two. HD15 is the most…

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Added by SFCable on March 15, 2019 at 2:56am — No Comments

6 Mistakes You Make While Setting Up a Computer System

Remember the time when your father bought the first ever computer in the house? You used to observe him set up the whole system him and imagined yourself setting up the system in the same way. If you are a tech nerd you will surely relate to such situations. Unwrapping the new computer set, reading its user guides, spending hours setting up your systems is what all tech nerds love. Although it’s been never been easy. You can easily screw it up by messing up with your …

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Added by SFCable on March 13, 2019 at 7:16am — No Comments

Things to Keep in Mind When Using Power Cords for Workshops

We often overlook the importance of choosing the right kind of power cord for the tools we are using. This might be the post that could save you big bucks and your health as well. Whether you are a tradesman or a weekend fabricator, consider the task of choosing the right extension power cord as important as you check your financial records. Even when you put these cords to their actual use, such as for temporary lighting, you often forget basic safety formalities. Therefore, when you…

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Added by SFCable on March 13, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments

Why Cat 6A Cables Are Considered As Future Proof Products?

Choosing the right Ethernet cable is an essential thing to build up a system which is capable to deliver high speed and most importantly on-time data. To do so, it is advisable to choose the current in trend Ethernet products that is Cat 6A cables. These are the high-tech cables with advanced performance standards for twisted pair cable systems. Although, Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables are still in use for installations as they cost less than the Cat6A. When we are heading towards Power…

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Added by SFCable on March 7, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

Know The Right Time To Adopt HDMI 2.1 Cables

HDMI 2.1 enables new features and a lot more bandwidth to the cable and connections. Announced more than a year ago, these cables have finally arrived this year with the televisions supporting HDMI 2.1 ports represented at CES. And it’s not too soon to plan for an upgrade as the current-generation cables don’t have the bandwidth to support many of the new features of it.

One of the first High-Speed HDMI adapters and cables for the new…

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Added by SFCable on March 6, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

Safety Guidelines to Choose the Right Extension Power Cord

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Added by SFCable on February 26, 2019 at 6:40am — No Comments

Factors to Choose the Right Industrial Ethernet Cable

Our one and the only requirement is high-speed internet from any network. A successful network and that too in terms of speed depends on its components. That includes switches, controllers, connectors, and Ethernets. Amongst all, Ethernet cables have some extra weightage and are responsible for better performance. They pass data at high-speed rates. For example, …

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Added by SFCable on February 14, 2019 at 6:35am — No Comments

Power Cords: Connection Types And Regulatory Issues Explained

A power cord is an essential element for all the cord connected electrical devices. It powers up your devices. Generally, power cords are connected in two ways.

  1. Non-Detachable: It consists of a plug, the cordage, and a strain relief device. It is used to secure the cord to equipment enclosure.
  2. Detachable: It is also known as power cord set. It consists of a plug, cordage, and a connector or…
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Added by SFCable on February 12, 2019 at 5:59am — No Comments

How to Choose the Standard DisplayPort Cable?

DisplayPort cables make it easier to connect a video source and a display device with each other. These cables are designed to support devices such as a PC, laptop, and monitors. DisplayPorts provide an ultimate display interface for computers. They also carry audio, USB, and other forms of data. These cables are capable of 3,840x2,160-pixel resolution at 60fps. This means that a standard DisplayPort cable will support new systems with the same quality results, possibly supporting…

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Added by SFCable on February 8, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

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