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How to Connect RCA to HDMI

Understanding the Signals RCA: These familiar red, white and yellow cables carry analog video and audio signals. Older devices like VCRs and classic game…Continue readingHow to Connect RCA to HDMI

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How to Splice an RCA Cable

Why Splice RCA Cables? RCA cables are a common way to connect audio and video devices. Repair: Breaks or damage can ruin RCA cables…Continue readingHow to Splice an RCA Cable

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Ethernet Port (RJ45) Pin Guide

The RJ45 Connector The RJ45 is the rectangular plastic connector you see at the end of an Ethernet cable. Inside it houses eight small…Continue readingEthernet Port (RJ45) Pin Guide

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How to Check if an Ethernet Cable Is Damaged

Step 1: Visual Inspection Bends and Kinks: Look at the entire length of the cable. Sharp bends, weird shapes or crushed sections means that…Continue readingHow to Check if an Ethernet Cable Is Damaged

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What Is a Coaxial Port

What It Is A coaxial port is basically a round, female connector with a central pin surrounded by a metal ring. You’ll find these…Continue readingWhat Is a Coaxial Port

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What Is a Fiber Optic Cable

The Basics Forget copper wires: Fiber optic cables send data using pulses of light traveling through incredibly thin strands of glass or plastic. These…Continue readingWhat Is a Fiber Optic Cable

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Can You Bend Fiber Optic Cable

Yes, you can bend fiber optic cables, but there are very important limits to keep in mind. Bend Radius: The Key Concept Fiber optic…Continue readingCan You Bend Fiber Optic Cable

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HDMI Port Pin Guide

HDMI: The Workhorse of Digital Media The standard HDMI connector (Type A) has 19 pins each serving a specific purpose in transmitting various audio…Continue readingHDMI Port Pin Guide

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USB C Port Pin Guide

USB-C: Small in Size, Big in Features The USB C connector features 24 pins a significant increase compared to its predecessors. Pin Groups 1.…Continue readingUSB C Port Pin Guide

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What Is an RGB Cable

RGB Cables: Splitting the Color Spectrum In the strictest sense, an RGB cable carries individual Red, Green and Blue video signals separately. This provides…Continue readingWhat Is an RGB Cable