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Conference Room AV System Upgrade: Why It Matters and How to Do It

When it comes to your conference room AV system, you should aim for more than “It’s good enough.” There are plenty of situations in which it’s perfectly acceptable to utter this phrase. Perhaps you just made a sloppy peanut butter and jelly sandwich that you’re planning to gulp down immediately while still standing at the […]

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Understanding Surveillance Bandwith Calculations

In recent years, advances in cameras and recording devices have allowed a rapid increase in the quality of video surveillance. With surveillance rapidly shifting to IP-based systems, it is important to understand how the quality of recordings impacts the network and storage requirements of a system. Without this understanding, systems may be poorly designed. Insufficient […]

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Access Control & Fire Alarm Integration

Access control systems secure doors using electric locks and restrict passage through those doors to authorized individuals. In the event of a fire, such a system could potentially limit an individual’s ability to safely exit and could also restrict access by firefighters. For this reason, most municipalities havedesign rules for access control systems and require […]

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Why Use Fiber in a Local Area Network

Most Local Area Networks (LANs) these days connect client computers to servers, printers, and/or the Internet using copper wiring. Fiber Optic cabling has been available for many decades and is used in certain LAN applications. But since copper (such as Category 5e or Category 6) is cheaper and can be more durable, it is the […]

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Selecting Category of Data Cabling

Telephone systems and computer networks are usually connected via a type of cable called Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP). Over the years, a variety of standards (or Categories) for UTP cabling have been established. The most common in recent years are Cat3, Cat5, and Cat6. There have been several variations on these, including Cat5e and Cat6A. […]

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