Different type of Ethernet-connectors

Which Ethernet Cable type should you use?

When it comes to using Ethernet cables to build any connection, whether for a home or office, selecting a quality network cable is a confusing job as all wires are not the same. Cat5e, Cat6 or Cat7, which Ethernet cable type should you choose? To work this out, here is what you need to know.     Different Speeds of…

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Will Different Ethernet Cable Speed Affect My Network?

Ethernet cables are the default physical connection for today’s home or business networks. People always want to buy a high-speed Ethernet cable to enjoy a high-speed network transmission. However, will different Ethernet cable speed actually affect your networks? Here, we’ll discuss the speeds of the most popular Ethernet cables categories (Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a, Cat7 and the newest Cat8), to…

cat6 patch panel cabling

Will Cat6 Patch Panel Work with Cat6a Cable?

As information technology develops, we have to upgrade our network products such as cables, patch panels, etc. Besides, to reduce our data center’s cost, we are tempted to use the old and new ones to make a mixed connection. For instance, run Cat6a cables on Cat6 patch panel. However, does it work? Is it a reliable connection? Here we’ll discuss it in…

Cat6 and Cat6a Cables: Comparison & Differences

Probably one of the most frequently-asked questions in the telecommunication market are which cable performs better and why is it. Such questions are likely to cause much confusion, becoming a commonplace for those staff who work on cabling installation projects. Some cabling installers even argue against each other and keep their own instances on the better cable that they think…