Coaxial Cable

Twisted Pair vs. Coaxial Cables

  Business networks typically only use three primary types of cable for installation: coaxial cable, twisted pair cable, and optical fiber cable. Each type is unique in the way it functions, and one might be better suited than the other two depending on the intended use. Businesses primarily opt for coaxial cable over twisted pair… Read more »

What is a Twisted Pair Cable?

A twisted pair cable is created by taking two different insulated wires and twisting them together, allowing them to run parallel to each other in a pattern. This type of cable can be either a shielded twisted pair cable (STP) or unshielded twisted pair cable (UTP), and while they each exhibit a unique design, both… Read more »

How to Terminate Coax Cable

Before you terminate your coax cable, it’s always a good idea to test it first. If your coax cable has incurred a cut or crack during its use, it may be less effective at transmitting signals. You’ll need to test for:  Signal strength Signal loss Connectivity  The best method for how to test coax cable… Read more »