Why is DPL Labs Certification a Game Changer?
DPL Labs conducts independent, rigorous testing of digital high-definition products. As they say, “Only the best can pass the test!”. Learn more in this article about why installers should look for DPL certified products.
Active Optical Cables for Educational, Commercial and Residential AV Installations
Active optical cables (AOCs) are a relatively new option in the data transmission world. Their basic purpose is to combine the very high data transfer rates, long transmission distance, reduced weight, and low EMI of optical fiber with the simplicity of a copper cable.
DisplayPort vs. HDMI: Which is best for your audio-video project?
When it comes to display interfaces, not all are created equal. Although both DisplayPort and HDMI are capable of sending high-definition video and audio with HDCP from a source device to a display, there are differences worth noting.
General Guidelines: Residential Fiber Installations
Choosing the correct fiber optic cable configuration is one of the most common difficulties in fiber installations. This white paper provides general guidelines for fiber type and strand count in residential installations.
Media over Fiber Optics™ Definitions & Acronyms
Wondering what an SFP module is? How about the difference between single mode and multimode fiber? TechLogix released a new whitepaper exploring the key definitions of and multitude of acronyms surrounding fiber optic technology.
USB Version Overview & Extension Guide
USB can be confusing, especially considering not all devices are compatible with all versions of USB. It’s kind of a drag when you start connecting peripherals and realize they won’t talk to each other.
DACs, AOCs, Transceivers and When to Use Them
High-bandwidth signals in networking can pose several installation challenges. The balance between distance, cost, and bandwidth needs to be carefully weighed in order to ensure a stable, high performance, yet affordable system. In a world that has moved beyond 1000baseT (or 1G) to an increasingly more common 10G, 40G, and 100G requirement, the multitude of options for transmitting these signals can seem a little confusing.