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Copper Cable Testing Results Explained

All Mirapath structured cabling projects are completed with full cable testing reports. Sometimes, the reports can be hard to understand. So we have created a guide to help decipher the copper cable testing reports. See below for explanations of specifications as well as the most significant test results categories. Mirapath uses the Fluke DSX-1800 and DSX-5000 [...]

April 13, 2017|Low Voltage Structured Cabling|

CAT6A: Shielded or Unshielded?

The recommended copper cable for 10Gbe applications is CAT6A. However, there are 2 types of CAT6A cables: UTP and STP. Which one should you use? UTP means Unshielded Twisted Pair and there is no shielding. STP means Shielded Twisted Pair. There can be any type of shielding that helps against ANEXT (Alien Near End Cross [...]

April 4, 2017|Connectivity|

Can your UPS grow in its capacity to support critical equipment?

Three general categories of scalable UPS units are: Scalable, Redundant UPS units: These are units that have power modules that are added to a UPS frame as the load increases. Typical power module sizes are: 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 15, 25, 50, or 275 Kw. It is important to note that the batteries associated [...]

September 19, 2016|UPS|

How to Design and Install Infrastructure Under a Tight Deadline

Objective The customer, a Fortune 100 multi platform technology company, was looking to consolidate multiple engineering labs from various locations into a single colocation to allow for expansion in 3 weeks. Scope of Work Design and Installation Working closely with the customer, the Mirapath team designed and installed both the mechanical and electrical infrastructure for [...]

September 12, 2016|Design & Installation, Low Voltage Structured Cabling, Moves & Migrations|