What’s the Difference Between Channel and Component Standards?

When it comes to cabling standards, you’ve probably heard of channel standards and component standards. The two are not one and the same, so we thought it might make sense to explain the difference, why you should care and how they are tested.

4. November 2020

Das Verlängern und Testen von Kabeln überschreitet 100 Meter

In our last article on how to connect end devices beyond copper Ethernet’s 100 meter range, we looked at various solutions to the dilemma of needing to connect an end device that’s just a little too far from the nearest telecommunications room (TR), including building a new TR, the use of an extender device, fiber or extended-distance cabling.

8. Oktober 2020

Brechen der 100-Meter-Barriere

It’s a common problem – you need to connect an end device that’s just a little too far from the nearest telecommunications room (TR). While industry standards limit the length of a channel to 100 meters, connecting the device maybe require a channel length of 150 meters or even 200.

There are four ways to address this problem. Let’s take a look at the options and their pros and cons.

23. September 2020

Management der physischen Infrastruktur reduziert Netzwerkausfallzeiten

Planet IRM and Fluke Networks have integrated LinkWare Live into the Planet Infrastructure Relationship Management software solution, allowing customers to access detailed cable test results from their physical asset network diagrams, providing a view we like to call “from network map to wiremap”.  We asked the team at Planet to introduce their solution and the benefits of the integration – their article is below.

15. September 2020

Rezertifizierte Testberichte: Sind sie wirklich gültig?

The first in a series of articles on re-certification.

23. Juli 2020

Kabelprüfung101: Zum Verständnis von Nebensprechen am nahen und am fernen Ende


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Wenn Sie etwas mit Kupferkabel vertraut sind, haben Sie wahrscheinlich vom Nebensprechen gehört – dem Phänomen, bei dem ein auf einem Paar oder einem Kanal übertragenes Signal einen unerwünschten Einfluss auf ein anderes Paar bzw. Kanal ausübt.

10. Juni 2020