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What is Plenum Cable?

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What is Plenum Cable?

What is Plenum? We are often asked by installers, both small and large, what does “plenum” mean? Even by those that have been doing installation for years, so don’t be ashamed if you’re not sure either. Today, we will clear that up and also explain to you whether you really do need plenum cable or not for your installation project. First of all the word plenum refers to a space, usually above a ceiling or below a floor, that can serve as a receiving chamber for air that has been heated or cooled to be distributed to inhabited areas. In...

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When should you use Cat6a cable?

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With the ever advancing cable technologies today you are probably asking yourself when should I use cat6a cable? Let’s first start with what is cat6a? Category 6 (augmented) is the advanced version of regular cat6. Its speed travels along greater lengths. 10gbps over 100 meters or 330 feet of bulk cable. The big difference comes in terms of its frequency. Regular cat6 cable has a frequency of up to 250mhz and cat6a has frequencies of up to 500 mhz. The length is restricted in cat6 if you are looking for required performance. The maximum length you should run cat6 at...

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Where to get bulk cables in Los Angeles?

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Where to get bulk cables in Los Angeles?

  The city of Los Angeles is vast. It is filled with landmarks, tourist attractions, shopping centers, and hiking trails. Many businesses and services are around to fill many different types of needs. One thing for sure is that most businesses need some type of telecommunication infrastructure or Ethernet set up. From security, to the telephone, internet, cable and data businesses are always needing category cable. You might be wondering where to go for your type of cable requirements. Well, look no further! Infinity Cable Products has you covered. It might be tough finding the right supplier for bulk cables...

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CAT7 Cables

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CAT7 Cables

A Category 7 cable, CAT7 for short, is used for Ethernet cabling. CAT7 cable can run up to 600MHz, making them a lot faster than CAT6 or CAT5 cables. CAT7 cable is known  best for having shielded twisted pairs, something that prevents noise during transmission. CAT7 is more expensive than its predecessors, but it is more durable, making it more worthwhile in the long run. Because CAT7 has a larger copper core, it makes it more energy efficient and easier to work with. CAT7 are more flexible and expandable, making them great for wiring your homes with. At Infinity Cable Products,...

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CM, CMR, and CMP

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CM, CMR, and CMP

CM rated cables are designed for general use. CMR cables, the R standing for riser, is more flame-resistant. These ones are more used to riser applications, hence the name, and are less used for patch cables. This means that they are usually run along bottoms or tops of walls and from the basement to the upper floor, so long as the cable does not need to run through an air duct. CMP represents plenum cables. CMP are used for networking that must be done in air ducts or vents. Typically, CMP are used for offices or homes. For the latter, it...

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