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Common cable types used in home

all_coast / 05 Aug 2018

To choose the right sort of cables for your home you must know or have a vague idea about the different types of cables which are used in your households. Here are few of most common cables you will find at your place of living.

Non-Metallic Sheathed Cable 

If you live in a proper old school house that was maybe built in the 70’s or 80’s then there is a huge possibility your house is filled in this particular type of cabling. They are a very safe and reliable type of cable. Non-metallic sheathed cables also serves a vital role of creating a safe track for the electricity to follow through if anything goes wrong with the main circuit.

Underground Feeder Cable

The underground feeder cable is also a type of non-metallic sheathed cable, but with a very unique and distinctive quality. It is ready and optimized to be used in the underground. The moisture, corrosion, and fungus resistibility of these types of cables means that they can embed right in to the dirt.

Ethernet Cable

Ethernet cable is your basic internet cable which goes in the back of your computer or directly in you router. Out of various Ethernet cables available, CAT 5 and CAT 6 cables has become the industry standard. These Ethernet cables enables us to enjoy high speed internet. The CAT 5 cables can provide speeds upto 10/100 Mbps at 100 MHz, while the CAT 6 cables can go up to 1000/1 Gbps at 250 MHz.

These were some of the basic cables people can find in their homes. Keeping your cables organised and sorted helps reduce any sort of discrepancies form cabling errors. For more guides and information regarding cable repair work in Gold Coast, come visit AllCoast CableGuys at Labrador, Gold Coast QLD 4215.