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  • Neat-Patch

    Neat-Patch vs 1 FT cables

    We love cable management. It's neat, clean, pretty, and looks cool. :-) There are many different ways to handle cable management for network racks.There is no right or wrong way to "do" cable management. Well, maybe there is a wrong way, just start plugging things in and don't care. Like this:Obviously, that is an extreme [...]
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  • CAT6 Slim Patch Cable

    CAT6 vs CAT5e

    CAT5e vs CAT6While the cables might look exactly the same on the outside, they are very different on the inside. The most common standards for Ethernet cables are CAT5e and CAT6. CAT6 cables allow for 10 Gigabit speeds, unlike CAT5e's maximum of 1 Gigabit. However, the 10 Gigabit speeds for CAT6 are only for a [...]
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  • Fiber Optic Patch Cables

    Unraveling Fiber Optic Cables

    Unraveling Fiber Optic CablesFiber optic cable lines are strands of optically pure glass as thin as a human hair that carry digital information over long distances. Fiber optic cables are the new gold standard for high-speed data transmission in today’s ever-changing IT world. NCO cables provide a variety of multimode and single-mode fiber optic patch cables, connectors, and [...]
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  • Network cables online

    A New Year, A New Look

    Happy New Year!  It's a new year and we decided to change the look, a little bit, of our site.  It's a subtle change but, we hope that it is a little easier to use and view from a mobile device.  It is a work in progress so if you find any issues with the [...]
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  • Connecting XBox Systems

    Connecting XBox Systems

    * This is an old article but still applies to today's XBOX 360 and XBOX One.Connecting XBoxes togetherWe have had many questions on how to connect Xbox systems together or network them. So we thought we would write a quick article on just how to do that. When it comes to connecting Xbox systems together [...]
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  • Ferari Ethernet patch cables

    Why our boots are better

    Why our molded snagless ethernet cables are better... We feel that our Cat5e and Cat 6 ethernet cables are better than the conventional ethernet cable with boots. Your average ethernet cable: Our Cat5e and Cat6 ethernet cables:     As you can see there is less plastic to get in to way. This is an easier boot to use [...]
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