Speed, security, accessibility... there are several types of broadband connections for Internet, and they each have pros and cons. This article addresses the advantages of each type of service, and makes recommendations for the best type.
Healthcare is ubiquitous and ever-changing. Improvements in imaging, patient care, patient data collection, surgical procedures, tools, and equipment are changing how we view and execute patient healthcare.
While many of us have heard the term "fiber optics" or "optical fiber technology" to describe a type of cable or a technology using light, few of us really understand what it’s all about. Here we describe the basics about optical fiber technology, its purpose, features, benefits, and where we use it today.
Understanding cable assemblies, cable harnesses, and how they are related and complex is a crucial foundation to properly evaluating a manufacturer. Likewise, you'll want a detailed checklist to ensure the supplier meets your specific needs.
Patch cords are very common, and often mistakenly thought of as commodity items. However, the technical features of a patch cord play a significant role in the transmission of data signals. This is especially important in mission critical applications.
There are many variations for the pre-terminated meaning in the context of cable assemblies. In one sense, all cable assemblies are pre-terminated. This article will use “pre-terminated” or “preterm” to describe cable assemblies that are terminated at one end, and spooled onto a crate reel on the other end, for installation in the field.
Many companies need a complete custom interconnect solution to meet their specific electromechanical design and application needs. The solution may incorporate a variety of components. Those components can include one or more:
When selecting a manufacturer for cable or box build assembly, it's very important to look at the design services the manufacturer offers. Even if you have a build-to-print design already completed, a good assembly manufacturer can offer design enhancements, alternatives, and other suggestions to: