Network Solutions

Recognizing Multimode Fiber Types by Color

Recognizing multimode fiber types by color

Color-coding is a big help when identifying individual fibers, cable, and connectors. For example, cable jacket color typically defines the fiber type, and can differ based on mode and performance level. These colors are typically chosen by industry standards bodies. However, there are some non-standardized colors and inconsistencies that you should be aware of. Read more...

What's New

Dim the Lights, Please.

We depend on lighting for everything we do and have become accustomed to using dimmers in our homes to create ambiance or to set the ideal light level for a particular task.  Dimmers have evolved over the years and today we have a wide variety of models to select from. Each offers unique features to meet specific needs and even reflect personal style. Read more...

What's New

The Leviton Load Center. This Changes Everything.

The Leviton Load Center

With innovative thinking, expert engineering and a keen eye for detail, Leviton takes the load center out of the dark ages straight into the 21st century.  Read more...

Electrical Contractors

USB Charging Receptacles Always Have a Full Battery!

USB Charging Receptacles Always Have a Full Battery

Try to live without your cell phone for a week. Better yet, challenge a teenager to live without cell phone access for a week—or even a day. Easy, right? Nope, more like impossible. We’re so attached to our devices, it’s unimaginable that we could live without them for any length of time. Read more...

Home Improvement

Making The Home Brighter, One Smart Switch at a Time

Making The Home Brighter, One Smart Switch at a Time

We all love our homes, even if they’re not very smart, but home ownership can be very challenging. Read more...

Network Solutions

IEEE votes down a next-gen 200 Gb/s standard that would have benefitted OM5

IEEE votes down a next-gen 200 Gb/s standard that would have benefitted OM5

IEEE 802.3 meeting, the Next-Gen Multimode 200 and 400 Gb/s study group voted down physical layer specification that supports 200 Gb/s operation over one pair of multimode fiber. Read more...

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