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Does anyone have a structured cabling system installation checklist to share?
I'm looking for a couple of different kinds of lists, initial survey forms, project planning needs, project start-up checklists, quality assurance, installation tracking forms and almost any other...
 
Does anyone know of links/resources for using the Fluke CableIQ tester, besides
Besides it's manual, would anyone know where to find straightforward instructions in how to use it's various features? Looking all over and not finding much. Thanks, Mac
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Keystone Jack / Serial Phone Coupler
Keystone jacks aren't designed to allow that, so that is why you are getting static (and probably no data will work at all in that setup). A pro would rip out all the daisy-chained wire, and wire...
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EIA/TIA 606-A panel to panel labeling
In my main telcom room, I have a cabinet with a patch panel that was pre-wired to a patch panel in my main data rack. I'm unclear about the proper EIA/TIA 606-A labeling standards as applied to this...
 
fiberoptic testing methode
Hello all, Can anybody help find some documents to help me with testing fiberoptic links in single mode and multimode envioments for structured cabling in offices? Hope to see your reply. Kind...
 
Fiber looping
If u are talking about 1 fiber line feeding another fiber line. Yes, but remember about the signal loss involved when connecting multiple connection points.
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MDF cross connection block test clips
Does anyone know of test clips for the 100 pair MDF type cross connection blocks? I've seen some for type 66 blocks, but I'm not sure if they'd be suitable. tnx jk
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Brady excel/word template for JET-33 and JET-30
Dear folk I am looking for Brady label template in excel/word format for JET-33 and JET-30-117-1 or JET-30-117-2 similar to Panduit template attached. I tried to customized but it took a lot of time...
 
Complete information of Cat5e Plenum?
If anyone goes to market for purchasing Cat5e Plenum cable it should know at least some basic information about the features of this Cable. Like: 4-pair unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable, 24 AWG...
 
Fiber optic safety gloves
Hi, Can anyone tell me where I can find a supplier of fiber optic safety gloves? I have a bundle of single mode fiber that I need to deal with and can't find anywhere selling the safety gloves any...
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Crimper stuck closed ??? (Embarassing :( )
On my first RG-6 crimp using heavy duty gs-91 hexagonal crimper the crimper seems suck in the closed position ? I have tried using pliers to pull it apart with no luck... Am I SOL ?
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Biscuit Jack?
What's the origin of the term "biscuit jack"? And what exactly does it refer to? Or is it (has it become) a generalization like RJ45?
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Nordx/CDT Troubleshooting-HELP NEEDED!
I work for a small private college located in Toronto, Canada. I teach Networking there and so got delegated to put in the network at our new campus. The location of the new campus was previously...
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Does patch-panels affect network speed?
Hello, I am in the process of designing a mid-size network (~300 connections) and I play with the idea of having 2 levels of patch-panels. My physical design is based on the idea of not having to...
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RJ45 Cat5e cables - male one one end, female (keystone) on other
I'm going to be doing a Cat5e wiring project in my home. I plan on having wall plates in various places, including the home office. These will all have keystone jacks. The other ends of the cables...
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Cable labeler?
There was a rather extensive discussion on this topic couple months back. Read its archive here:
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Need help identifying cable - RG59 or RG-6
I'm having work done in the house and the walls are off so I can see the cable. It's black & labeled E83032 F660BVV (2 V's not a 'W'') CATV. Anyone know if this is RG59 or RG-6 cable? thanks
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