SFCable's Blog – September 2019 Archive (6)

DisplayPort AND HDMI: No Longer a Debate | You Need Them Both

The battle between HDMI and DisplayPort is not new. But if you really understand them both, you will know that each serves its own purpose. In this blog, we will talk about how to get the best display results with the use of these two cables.

A wide range of devices come with HDMI port, from TVs to laptops and projectors. DisplayPort, on the other hand, has a much more niche usage (or acceptance or requirement). It is great for a gaming setup and…


Added by SFCable on September 26, 2019 at 3:07am — No Comments

Cat5e Cables: The Unsung Hero of a Connected Smart Home

Cat5e cable is an upgrade to the cat5 cable. The ‘e’ stands for ‘enhanced’. A cat 5 cable can transfer data at the maximum speed of 100Mbps whereas the cat5e cable can go up to 1000Mbps. However, when we say fast, it is not always obvious that it is reliable. The cat5e cable is the more reliable one out of the…


Added by SFCable on September 24, 2019 at 4:59am — No Comments

Fiber Optic Cable: Key to A Reliable Smart Home Routine

The Ethernet cable has been around for over 35 years. It is difficult to remember a time when you could use either your house phone or the internet via a dial-up connection. This changed when you could use both at the same time but still with an Ethernet cable. The cable got better in terms of speed and reliability. Then we…

Added by SFCable on September 20, 2019 at 2:27am — No Comments

HDMI vs Optical Cables: Which one to Consider?

It’s about connecting your shiny new soundbar or AV receiver and having to decide between HDMI cables and Fiber Optic Cables. As home theater systems get more and more complex (Including wiring). Back into the good old days, all that you need was a coaxial cable to get the audio and video signals to your television set. Unlike today, to align your system with sound, Blu-ray players, and high-definition programming, you…

Added by SFCable on September 7, 2019 at 2:21am — No Comments

Everything You Should Know About Power Cords: An Infographic

When you have so many options to choose your power cords, it can be overwhelming sometimes. While you are looking to buy it for a particular application, it is important to have a basic understanding. This infographic will give you a 360 view of power cords and its applications.…


Added by SFCable on September 6, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

Display Port 2.0: Let's See What it has to offer

A new version of DisplayPort is here. Officials are calling it the biggest upgrade yet. It could be enough to earn a place for DisplayPort in future devices. Originally envisioned as a replacement to the older VGA and DVI standards which dominated the market in the early 2000s.
Backed by the VESA group, they always had an intent to be the…

Added by SFCable on September 5, 2019 at 2:35am — No Comments

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