Friday, January 13, 2012

Ethernet Cables - Why Use A Cable To Connect

Those of us who are trying to get the fastest internet connection understand that the internet speed is an important part of modern online life. Infact, when we talk about modern communication, the internet is almost always involved. The fact of the matter is that we will communicate using the internet until faster and easier to use is developed, and that will not be happening anytime soon. If you aim is getting the best internet connection possible, then you will not go far wrong connecting to your modem with an Ethernet connection. If you go down this route, you will need to use Ethernet cables. You should always make sure you are using the correct hardware for the job.

Why would you need an Ethernet connection? This type of connection is common with all kinds of businesses. These are businesses who need to conduct online business is in real time. This means that they need new information almost as it happens. This type of business cannot cope with unreliable computers and connections that die every once in a while. That is simply not an efficient way to do business in the modern world. Having a fast internet connection is down to more than just using the right kind of internet provider. You must also make sure that you are using the best possible Ethernet cable you can afford, it's pointless saving pennies and suffering from a slow connection.

For the vast majority of individuals and businesses users, getting a decent quality Ethernet cable is not near the top of the list of priorities. However this is a common mistake. After all, however tough times are all over the world in terms of fiinance, you should never scrimp on the cost of your connection. You should always spend as much as possible on your Ethernet cable. You will find more expensive cables are contructed from full copper twited pair cable, this offer a faster connection as copper has less resistance.

Why are Ethernet cables availible in many colours? Well the simple answer is convenience, if you a business has many connection linked into a switch, they need to know which connection is going where. For example the red Ethernet cable could supply computer number 1, the blue Ethernet cable may supply computer 2, the white Ethernet cable computer 4 and so on. The actual colour make no difference to the connection, it simply helps identify the connection when faced with a multitude of different connection. Many Broadband internet providers supply their modems with coloured cables, in the UK Virgin Media use a Blue cable.

The author has experience in home cinema, Hi Fi and video.

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