Technology is a wonderful thing, but it also offers its challenges. Cables seem to be one of them. Whether you need a replacement charger for your iPhone or an HDMI standard cable, knowing what to choose and why can be tricky.
There can be issues with cell phone cables, for example, which often break or are damaged through ordinary wear and tear. A common fire hazard, damaged and frayed phone charger cables are a legitimate risk, causing more than 53,600 home fires in 2008 and resulting in the deaths of 500, 1,400 injuries and more than $1.4 billion in damage to properties. Damaged chargers, then, really should be replaced.
Another, often bewildering cable, is the Ethernet cable. There are di
If you are setting up networks or multi-line phone systems, you?re going to need Cat6 cable. You can buy Cat6 cable bulk, so you have plenty to get the entire job set up without too much hassle. Buying in bulk will also save you money.
Cat6 cable has a maximum frequency of 250 MHz and is capable of transmitting up to 10/100/1000Mbps. This is plenty for most basic network needs. It has been proven that the length of the cable will not negatively impact sound quality, so you don’t need to worry about running cables across an office or through multiple offices.
It is very important that you check the cable for any damaged areas. Whether you’re installing new cable or simply checking the lines, always watch for damaged cable. Damaged cables are a serious fire hazard. In 2008 alone, there were over 53,60