When establishing, repairing, or adjusting an electrical system, there may be times in which you need to cut, strip, or make changes to wiring. When making any adjustment to a wire or cable component, it is crucial that you understand the difference between various common tool types for the means of carrying out a job correctly and safely. Generally, the primary tools that one may use include wire strippers, cutters, crimpers, and pliers.


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Fuses are common circuit protection devices that are sacrificial, designed in such a way that they break down during overload conditions to impede the flow of unsafe current. While fuses are typically placed directly into a circuit, some may exhibit shapes and sizes that make them incapable of such connections. In order to make these fuses more compatible, an accessory known as a fuse holder may be used.


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When it comes to electrical equipment and circuits, one of the most important components is the circuit breaker. A circuit breaker is a switching device that disrupts an abnormal or faults current. It is a mechanical device that interrupts the flow of high magnitude current while also acting as a switch. A norsense electronic circuit breaker is primarily designed to close or open an electrical circuit connector, which in turn, protects the electrical system from damage.


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RS-485 cables are the standard in the connector cable industry, they are used for serial communications. These communications are possible because of two lines that are dedicated to a differential pair and one as a reference. It’s important to note when building with the standard, build the network with 32 slave devices connected to one master; this ratio ensures balance in the communication network. Also known as TIA/E1A-485(-A), this standard is suitable in noisy industrial environments where the application doesn’t require high transfer rates driving multiple devices.


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When we go to work, we go to an office with the standard desk, chair, and computer setup. We print, fax, email, and make calls. It’s second nature, we don’t think about it, we just do it. We don’t really notice how it is that all of this is happening, that we’re on the same local area network, or LAN.


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Fiber optics are long, glass strands that transmit light signals over long distances. The Fiber threads are as thin as a human hair and to make optical cables. The thin glass threads are bundled together so that they all work together to transfer light signals at a faster rate that has never been seen before. The Fiber Optics Cable has three parts. The first is the Core, the core is the bundled-up glass threads that carry the signal. The second, the Cladding, is a material that reflects the light signal back to the core to maintain maximum signal strength. The third and final component of a Fiber Optic Cable is the “Buffer Coating”. The Buffer Coating is a coating made of plastic that protects the rest of the components from damage or moisture.


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RG6 cables, or radio guide cables, are a type of coaxial cable that are typically used for home and commercial purposes. These cables transmit audio and visual signals to devices like your television set via satellite dishes, cable television and aerial antennas.


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RS Components, the European and United Kingdom trading brand of Electrocomponents, has recently introduced the NECTOR M power system series from TE Connectivity. The NECTOR M power system series has been designed to serve the construction industry by increasing seamless integration and design flexibility into existing and new designs. The NECTOR M power system series is ideal for contractors and designers who may be operating in a variety of industries. The NECTOR M power system series was engineered to offer a pluggable connectivity solution for harsh and outdoor environments.


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The DisplayPort Connector was developed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) and is a digital display interface. This interface is mainly used in order to connect a video source to a display device, such as a computer screen or monitor. The DisplayPort Connector may also be used to carry USB, audio, as well as other forms of data.


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AT&T is ready to invest $3 billion towards expanding its Iusacell network in Mexico, in hopes of providing the same mobile services they do in the United States. Their plan is to have the network reach 40 million people by the end of this year, 75 million by 2016, and 100 million by 2018. Mexico’s current population is 122.3 million.


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