SFCable's Blog – July 2018 Archive (13)

Comparative Analysis of CAT Cables: Choosing the Right One!

From connecting our computer network to distributing video and TV signals, we rely on category cables, i.e. Cat cables for almost everything. And with technological advancements in a short time, Cat cable has become a preferred option over traditional coaxial cables. But, a confusion still pertains as to which category cable is the best suitable; when it comes to industrial and commercial network design and data cable installation.…



Added by SFCable on July 30, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Choosing the Best Power Cord for Your Computer: A Layman's Guide

Most of the businesses run on computer these days. The way they have become contingent for conducting daily business activities, they need proper power supply. If they don't get their electrical oxygen, they may suffer from crashes, boot failures, or even explode into fumes. In order to prevent occurrence of these incidents, one needs to choose the best power supply cable for their PC.…

Added by SFCable on July 25, 2018 at 5:21am — No Comments

Why is USB 3.2 is Better Than Its Previous Versions?


Universal Serial Bus aka USB has recently launched its latest version. The third generation of USB was launched in 2011 with USB 3.0. Then after it has updated twice, first with USB 3.1 in 2014 and now the latest on with USB 3.2. A lot has changed throughout the course of time. Not just speed, efficiency, convenience but even color has changed. Now with this modernization, …


Added by SFCable on July 24, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Understanding the Utility and Importance of Ethernet Ports

If you work around computers and other systems, you are sure to have heard the term Ethernet Cables. We often end up plugging these cables into a plug or a network equipment. This is known as an ethernet port. Today, instead of talking about cables, we will be talking about these sockets and how they connect a wired network hardware to Wide area networks or Ethernet Lan.…

Added by SFCable on July 21, 2018 at 6:41am — No Comments

What Makes Ethernet Connection better than WiFi?

Anyone who wants to get internet service for their homes or businesses often look for cable free connection. Why? Well, because they prevent their homes/offices from looking messy. But, both these internet transmission avenues, have their own merits and demerits. And when we must choose the best network, we come down to security and mobility.

Ethernet Cables, LAN Cable, Long Network Ethernet Cord _ SF Cable

On one hand, the ethernet cord connection provides security, the…


Added by SFCable on July 19, 2018 at 6:36am — No Comments

How Do Keystone Jacks Keep Trip Hazards at Bay?

Keystone jacks are regular size rectangular like modules. They help to attach wires to outlets in a patch panel or a wall plate. You can find a plenty of jacks that are available in the keystone format. These include jacks used for networking and telephone cables, USB and HDMI cables as well as coaxial…

Added by SFCable on July 10, 2018 at 4:54am — No Comments

What Makes Fiber Optic Cables Better Than Copper Cables?

Fiber Optic cables are the first choice when it comes to making network installations and upgrades. This is because they transmit data really fast. They’re also the most preferred option for enabling good quality internet connection. So what else makes them superior to copper cables? Let’s check out.


1. Thin And Robust…


Added by SFCable on July 9, 2018 at 2:35am — No Comments

SF Cable Offers Variety of Color Power and Extension Cords

SF Cable, a premium cable retailer offering unbeatable prices, now stocks IEC320 C13 to NEMA 5-15P universal power cords in 6 different colors: black, blue, green, red and yellow.

The variety of colors available are incredibly useful in an office, home or networking environment where users need to quickly and efficiently differentiate between devices and connections. Tech support and trouble shooting is made simpler with color…


Added by SFCable on July 7, 2018 at 1:46am — No Comments

Computer Accessories that will Make Your Life Easier

Accessories & Network Equipments Online is essential for anyone who works, goes to school or likes to play online. Without the correct cables, power cords and computer accessories having to be online can turn into a real headache, but the right network equipment and accessories can really make your life a whole lot easier.


Laptop AdaptorThe right accessories will even enhance your laptop. We all know how…


Added by SFCable on July 6, 2018 at 2:13am — No Comments

International Power Cord Regulations That You Must Know About

When you undertake installation of your devices with power cords, you must have observed in the specification sheet that one part of the cord is approved and another isn’t. This might lead you to wonder as to why is it so? Well, it can be a bit tricky to understand international approvals of cords. Let’s obtain a detailed understanding behind the process of approvals and regulations.…

Added by SFCable on July 5, 2018 at 5:55am — No Comments

Safeguard Your Electrical Appliances Using the Right Extension Cord

What comes to your mind when I use the word Extension cord? Probably, a device that extends? When it comes to extending the power from one place to another, these power cords work the best! Although they make your job easy, they can lead to hazards if you use them wrongly. Even if you load them with more power than required or place them wrongly, they can prove to be fatal.


‘Prevention is better than cure’-…


Added by SFCable on July 4, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

Cable and Connectors Used For Transmission of Data

A transmission medium is required to carry every type of information that travels from source to destination. Cables and connectors are used for transmitting data along a channel. A structured cabling system is the foundation of every business network. Cabling provides connectivity between servers, computers, and other network devices. Hence cables and connectors are part and parcel of each other.

Transmission media used can be…


Added by SFCable on July 3, 2018 at 4:46am — No Comments

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,…

Added by SFCable on July 2, 2018 at 2:52am — No Comments

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