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Single-Pair Ethernet

I know I’m going to sound like a grandpa here (I am one, by the way), but I still remember having to solder wires into an RS-232 25 pin connector in order to create a special pin-out for a client’s new machine. Once you got the hang of it, it went smoothly. But nowhere near…

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Power over Ethernet Standards Update

There’s been a lot of buzz on POE/POE+ and the anticipated standards release of latest PoE versions. While we’re still waiting for the standard updates… Lighting manufacturers are beginning to release network connected (PoE) fixtures and systems which promise to change our illuminated world. Take a look at these two examples: Hubbell POE Lighting [here’s…

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Can You Afford Not to Use a Prefab Solution?

Continuing with our quest to help you improve your profits by reducing field labor costs we ask: “How long does it take to build a rack?” The answer is likely 15 minutes. How about if we asked: “How much does it take to install a ground bus bar on a rack?” You’d probably say five…

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HDBaseT 2.0

Walk through any business and you’ll likely see messaging in many different formats, including digital displays – an application that is quickly gaining popularity. And for good reason: these “flat screens” provide creative flexibility for messages that can be tailored to the business, customers, or event. Videos, photos, and graphics of any kind may be…

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The Wire September 2017 | Hot Tips

September 2017   Maybe you’ve heard that Power over Ethernet (PoE) is about to kick it up a notch. Actually, a few notches… because in 2018, the IEEE 802.3 folks are expected to pass their latest version called 802.3bt. Expected are two new PoE types: Type 3 for 60 watts, and Type 4 for 100…

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