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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 I haven't seen, or looked for...
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Keystone Jack / Serial Phone Coupler
How would the pros punch down two phone lines at one keystone jack? The ph= one lines in my home are run in series / serial. Phone line comes into the= wallbox (some newwork; some oldwork), then goes...
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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
Hi friends, I was asked if there is a chance to Fiber loop between three blocks: Example: A------>B-------->C A , B and C are connnected to each other by fiber uplinks. The devices that are involved...
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MDF cross connection block test clips
If you're talking a 110 style cross connect block, the most you're going to get is 25 pair. If so, Siemon used to have a 25pair 110 to go with their 66, but it's gone. I had to get some from a...
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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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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...
 
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 ? Many crimpers...
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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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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 A simple...
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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?
I did the google thing, but not a good deal of info returned. What are the pros' using for a cable labeler? Thanks Try Brady ID Pal That depends on the job & pro. I've seen them use "Sharpie" pens,...
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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? Its those little square boxes located on molding at the bottom of...
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