Fiber, Coax, or UTP?
- UTP for security. // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Mar2006, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p64
The article evaluates a line of unshielded twisted pair cabling for security installation from Pelco and offers information on video transmission and coaxial cable applications.
- Hybrid Fiber Coax. // Network Dictionary;2007, p233
An encyclopedia entry about "hybrid fiber coax" (HFC) is presented. It is a technology used to delivery video, voice telephony, data and other interactive services over coaxial and fiber optic cables. An HFC network is composed of a head-end office, distribution center, fiber nodes and network...
- COAX & MORE. Gager, Russ // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p88
The article discusses the emerging popularity of fiber optic cables as video surveillance systems evolve from analog to digital networked video in the U.S. As digital networked video surveillance systems are installed, the wire used is Cat 5e for video data. In some cases, the fluctuating price...
- Heads-Up. Callahan, Jim // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Jan2005, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p62
Details the experience of two contractors when they made a mistake on the installation of coaxial cables. Faster and better way devised by the contractors on the cable installation using a conduit; Accident met by one of the contractor during the installation.
- Twisted-Pair Cable. // Network Dictionary;2007, p499
An encyclopedia entry for "Twisted-Pair Cable" is presented. It refers to a type of cable that has two independently insulated wires twisted around one another for the purpose of canceling out electromagnetic interference which can cause crosstalk. Part of the specification for a given type of...
- Telecom cable installation prepares for 10-Gig at the desktop. Rybinski, Valerie // Connector Specifier;Oct2005, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p6
Explores the applications of twisted-pair cabling systems in the telecommunications industry. Observation that twisted-pair cabling exhibits excellent electromagnetic performance; Capability of the twisted-pair cabling technology to transmit high-speed data; Advantages of using twisted-pair...
- State of the copper market: Shielded grows, but UTP dominates. Murawski, Frank // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;May2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p37
The article offers information on the condition of the copper cable market. It states that a growth in copper cables is expected to reach over 10 billion dollars in 2016 from 4 billion dollars in 2011. It mentions that unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cables make up 92.5% of the U.S.' total copper...
- Give fiber redundancy with copper. Lacasse, David // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Sep2001, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p48
Presents tips for optical-fiber cable installation. Problems with most optical-fiber cables; Advantages of using a Category 5e Unshielded Twisted Pair copper cable; Procedures in installing optical-fiber cables.
- HFC networks. Secker, Matthew // Telecommunications - International Edition;Jun2001, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p70
Examines the hybrid fiber co-axial networks provided by European-based cable operators to improve on the Internet's access speed. Move towards a two-way data delivery and shared medium services; Cable offerings for residential, small-to-medium enterprise and corporate markets; Focus on...