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  • Loose Cable Responsible For Faster-than-Light Neutrino?

    Recently, the case when scientists at CERN were left puzzled over neutrinos that appeared to travel faster than the speed of light. The findings were controversial because they conflicted directly with the theory of relativity, as well as virtually everything else we know about the way the universe functions. Ever since the results were released [...]

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  • Flexible vs. Semi Rigid vs. Rigid RF (Coax) Cable Assemblies

    Flexible vs. Semi Rigid vs. Rigid RF Cable Assemblies RF cable assemblies are made up of coaxial cable with appropriate connectors attached to the cable ends for interconnecting what are usually defined as signal sources and receivers. The Coaxial cables used are usually defined as flexible, the most common, semi-rigid and rigid with some hybrid [...]

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  • CAT3 vs. CAT5 vs. CAT6

    CAT3 vs. CAT5 vs. CAT5e vs. CAT6 vs. CAT6e vs. CAT6a vs. CAT7 While the consumer electronics keep going increasingly wireless, many LANs still rely heavily on CAT cables to handle all the heavy lifting when it comes to transmitting data. To begin with, all Ethernet cables are of two key varieties i.e. UTP (unshielded [...]

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  • Wired vs. Wireless Connections

    Wired vs. Wireless Author’s note: While I have tried to keep any personal bias out of this post but it should still be read in the context of the idea that we would like to be preferred vendor for cable assembly and wire harness development and manufacturing. The debate between using wireless or wired devices [...]

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  • Crimping Vs. Soldering For Cable Assemblies

    Cable assemblies can be produced either with the aid of crimped connections or soldered connections. The type of desired connection type is merely a matter of choice. In general, the trade off is between speed and reliability. It is possible to achieve reliable connections in the least possible amount of time through soldering, yet it’s [...]

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  • PVC vs Polytetrafluoroethylene Wire Jackets

    Based on the application, it may be difficult to pick the most suitable wire jacket. Often the choice boils to between Polytetrafluoroethylene jackets and PVC jackets. However, when the two types of jackets are compared, one will find that they are really quite different. One of the key differences between the two jackets is their [...]

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  • HDMI vs. Display Port – A Brief Comparison

    There’s been a lot of talk recently about how HDMI and DisplayPort compare to one another. As two of the most cutting edge high definition interfaces currently available on the market, they are the subject of intense scrutiny from techies and consumers alike, since it seems likely that one will eventually become the industry standard [...]

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  • Oxygen Free Copper and its Applications

    Oxygen Free Copper and its Applications Oxygen free copper is a type of copper that has been refined in an electrically charged solution of copper sulfate and sulfuric acid. This process, called electrolytic refining, causes the copper to have an exceptionally low level of oxygen, often less than one hundredth of a percent. Commonly used [...]

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  • Lean vs Mass Manufacturing: A Very Brief Overview

    Lean vs Mass Manufacturing: A Very Brief Overview “Lean manufacturing” is a favorite buzzword of business conferences lately, and it’s easy for the uninitiated to be unclear on the difference between lean and mass manufacturing. In fact, they differ in many ways, from philosophy and business strategy to production models and company culture. Lean manufacturing [...]

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  • What to Know Before Buying Insulated Wire

    What to Know Before Buying Insulated Wire From the most basic cable assemblies to intricate custom cable assemblies, insulated wire is found in some form. It’s wide range of uses makes it popular for many kinds of projects, but before you get started, it’s important to do some homework on the wire you plan to [...]

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