Кабельные хроники

#ICYMI: Highlights from 2017 BICSI Winter

 

The 2017 BICSI Winter Conference wrapped up last week in Tampa where thousands of ICT professional from around the world had a chance to gain valuable industry knowledge and check out the latest products from nearly 180 vendors in the exhibit hall – including our new DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer.

8 февраля 2017 г.

The Road to a Category 8 Cable Tester

On January 23, we announced the DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer™, the first true Category 8 tester.  You may be wondering what is required for a “true” Category 8 certification tester and why we launched it now.

2 февраля 2017 г.

Tips to Identify Copper Clad Aluminium (CCA) Cables

 

So you came across some Category 6 cable available online for practically half what you've been paying for that brand name. It claims TIA-568-C compliance, includes the UL listing mark and even has a ETL verification legend printed right on the cable. Before you get too excited, you might want to make sure that cable isn't made with copper clad aluminum (CCA).

18 января 2017 г.

Goodbye 2016. You Weren’t ALL Bad

 

All over the news and social media, 2016 has gotten a pretty bum rap.

With everything from shootings, terrorist attacks and the weirdest presidential election in history, to exploding cell phones, scary clown threats and numerous celebrity deaths, 2016 has been denoted as the worst year ever.

4 января 2017 г.

How to Save Money and Time in Testing Fibers with SmartLoop

The only way to get correct values when performing Tier 2 testing of duplex fiber links with an OTDR is via bidirectional testing that averages the measurements taken from both ends of the link.

Bidirectional testing used to involve testing the fiber from one end, walking the OTDR to the other end to test again and then averaging the two values to get the results—and it had to be done for each link.

30 декабря 2016 г.

Testing New Cable Tester in 2017

 

Именно в это время года мы вновь пересматриваем наши прогнозы относительно того, какие тенденции в области тестирования станут наиболее популярными в грядущем году.

Вне всяких сомнений Интернет вещей (IoT) останется основной движущей силой во всем, что касается кабельных сетей, — начиная с локальных сетей, в которых все большее количество устройств будет использовать медные витые пары, и заканчивая центрами обработки данных, где по-прежнему увеличивается спрос на высокоскоростные волоконно-оптические соединения, вызванный растущими потребностями компаний в доступе ко все большим объемам данных, их передаче и хранении.

14 декабря 2016 г.

How Accurate is Your Optical Loss Test Set?

You have just made a loss measurement using an Optical Loss Test Set (OLTS). The measurement was made to a test limit, the result was a PASS, and the margin was provided. Have you ever thought about how much margin is acceptable?

1 декабря 2016 г.

Much to be Thankful for

There is much to be thankful for in our industry these days as market growth continues to be fueled by the IoT and big data driving the need for LAN and data center upgrades.

23 ноября 2016 г.

Bi-Direction Testing with an OTDR

STANDARD OR APPLICATION NOTE

17 ноября 2016 г.