Thursday, May 31, 2012

USB Problems and How To Fix Them

Unique USB Fixes to Common Problems


USB Product Video

USB products are everywhere. From cell phones, smart phones, digital cameras, tablet computers, camcorders, and just about every other gadget uses USB connectors on it. So you are very likely to need a USB cable, adapter, or other connectivity item as a common fact of modern life.

But USB isn't perfect. 

Thursday, May 24, 2012

How to Create RJ45 Ethernet Ports at Drop Points

RJ45 couplers: what is available ( RJ45 Coupler Overview Video

L-com carries a lot of stuff. In fact, the L-com web site boasts over 15,000 unique product pages. But among all those varied parts, one of the most popular items fits in the palm of your hand and weighs approximately 1 oz. What is it? An Ethernet jack! Here, we're going to talk briefly about Ethernet jacks, but don't miss L-com's exclusive video on the topic!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Physical Infrastructure of Your LAN

How to build a high performance network ( A typical rack enclosure for network infrastructure

An Ethernet network is composed of three things: active equipment (routers, switches, AP's, servers, etc.), passive equipment (bulk cable, cable assemblies, connectors, adapters, jacks, antennas, etc.), and a framework (racks, enclosures, patch panels, cable run ladders, faceplates at the drop point, etc.). Today, I'd like to talk about the third part: the network framework.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

What is L-com?

What is L-com? ( L-com Global Connectivity

L-com Global Connectivity was founded in 1982 as a family-run business to supply the burgeoning connectivity industry with quality cables, connectors, adapters, and other passive signal connectivity equipment. Today, L-com is still a privately held corporation headquartered in North Andover, MA, with four locations world wide. One of those locations, in Boca Raton, FL, is HyperLink Technologies, a quality wireless manufacturer that L-com acquired in 2007 and incorporated into its overall product offering. As a whole, L-com Global Connectivity is one of the world's most comprehensive and high-quality sources for both wired and wireless connectivity products. Not only does L-com have a huge in-stock product offering, available on its eCommerce site, but they are a premier supplier of custom built products for large scale military, aerospace, and OEM companies. Though the way we connect electronics has changed quite a bit over the years, L-com still provides its award winning customer service, free print catalog, and free technical information on its web site.