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Media Converters

Media converters are used to convert signals from 1 medium (copper) to another (fibre) and vice-versa. Whilst their function is well understood, their actual application in the real world is not.
A pair of media converters and a suitable length of duplex fibre optic cable can convert the copper signal with its 90m limit to an optical fibre signal that can go much longer distances. Depending on what type of fibre is used, the link can go up to 500m with multimode or up to several kilometres with Single mode.

LAN Warranty Certification process is now more streamlined

The Madison Technologies LAN Warranty has recently undergone a number of updates aimed at simplifying the process to make it easier than ever to have your 20 year warranty processed.

Garland External Cat 6 Cable Range

Protect against harsh outdoor environments with Garland’s heavy duty external category cable. Garland’s unique heavy duty external CAT 6 cable has been designed to suit Australian environments. Offering the protection of steel wire armour, a hard nylon termite barrier and jelly filled water resistance, Garland’s UTPL6JFSWANY provides a solution to many outdoor category cabling concerns.

Do the Flame Test

If you’re buying cable, how do you know if you’ve bought CCA? Take a look at this video for a simple and quick onsite test. Watch Video: It can be difficult to identify if your cable is CCA or 100% copper visually. The Flame Test is a quick and easy way to test your cable…

CAT 5e, 6, 6A and Optical Fibre… What’s the difference?

Choosing the right media and category of networking cable can be a tricky task. Category 5e through to 6A look almost identical to everyday people, but there are some subtle differences; some visible and some not. The most important difference between the cables is the speed and distance in which they operate most effectively. Speed and distance have…

Communicating with Category 6A Cable

In today’s business environment high speed communication is a critical parameter in determining your success. The ability to respond quickly is limited by the slowest part of your business, which oftentimes may be your cabling system.  Based on the established and reliable Ethernet protocols used in traditional CAT5E and CAT6 systems, CAT6A cabling infrastructure is…

A Time Saving Cable Installation Solution

Garland’s new TS Series for Category 5E, 6 and 6A applications offers a time saving and reliable cable connection, based on Keystone style jacks. The TS Series includes:   TS Series Tool   TS Series Jacks   TS Series Unloaded Patch Panel The Garland TS series tool is designed to terminate and cut 8 wires…

Introducing Garland’s high performance Category 6A product range

Garlands’ range of Category 6A (CAT6A) products provides you with cost effective options for your new cabling system. A CAT 6A cabling system is a high performance one that is designed to support 10GBase-T over the full 100m, 4 connector channel. CAT 6A is backwards compatible with CAT 6 and CAT 5e. Our range includes: – Screened Cable: Cabling in a CAT 6A solution…

Are your copper cables compliant?

Garland Cables is not only passionate about ensuring the supply of compliant copper cables to the market, we also aim to provide current relevant industry information. This ensures you as the customer, are able to make the best and safest choice for your home or business. Cheap cable alternatives are continually entering the market as…

The trend toward Green Building

There is a noticeable rise in the trend toward green building and construction. Driving this increase, is the desire to both protect the environment and to improve consumer safety.   So what is green building? A green building incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impacts to the environment and building…