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  • A Blog on Ethernet Cable Types:

    Cat 6 LSZH Patch Lead

    This week we are going to discuss Ethernet cable types as there are quite a few options available and come confusion on what to use and where to use it. Let’s start with the most common basic types these are: Standard Data Rate Cat 5e 10/100 Mbps and 1000 Mbps (Gigabit) Ethernet, bandwidth of 100 […]

  • A Guide to IP Ratings on Connectors


    This week’s blog post is all about IP ratings on Connectors and the differences between the standards. So what are IP ratings and what do they mean?  Well the simple answer is it is the amount the connector / product can get wet. For example, if you are designing a product like a industrial computer it is unlikely […]

  • IPC A-620 Standards on Cable Lengths

    Measure Tape

    When manufacturing cable assemblies I often see drawings with no specific length tolerance, and – as we all know – with anything made by hand, even with the assistance of automated tooling, the finished length can vary. The question is, how much should a cable vary in length and what is acceptable? IPC A-620 has a […]