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Here are your Completed Ethernet Types – the Differences between Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat7

In the world of Ethernet, there’s a lot of misunderstanding between what Cat5e, Cat6, or Cat7 cables are. Ethernet itself is the wire through which Internet passes through. Any Internet cable is effectively an Ethernet cable. Internet network installers and system integrators, they’re likely familiar with Cat5e and Cat6 cables. Both of which are equipped with RJ-45 connectors which makes…

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Understanding Cat6 Ethernet Cable for your Internet Cable Knowledge

Replacing your Cat5 and Cat5e networking cables is a smart move as Internet speeds are increasing. Cat6 Ethernet cables are far and away an installation you won’t regret making.   Considered the sixth generation of Ethernet cables, Cat6 cables are used today across thousands of homes and buildings all over Canada. Cat6 Ethernet cables are also ‘backwards compatible’ with the…

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How to Wire Ethernet Cables

Wiring your own Ethernet cables and connectors can be a good skill to have while saving some time. What you need is, first, your chosen Ethernet cable – whether that’s Cat5 cables, Cat5e cables, Cat6 cables, Cat6a cables, or Cat7 cables. Then, you’ll need some wire cutters, some RJ45s, a cable tester to verify the connection post-installation, and either a…

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How to Pick the Right Cables for your Home Network

Building a home network, you may be asking yourself what the right kind of Ethernet cable is for you. Some may also be wondering about the differences between and whether Cat5, Cat6, or Cat7 network cable is preferable. For all of the PrimeCables customers across Canada, we hope to provide some insight here into these questions.   For those completely…

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How to Choose a TV Antenna | PrimeCables Antenna Buying Guide

An HDTV antenna picks up free over-the-air television broadcasts, as a great way to cut your cable bills and save $100s every year. Most areas in Canada have anywhere from 4 to 20+ channels to tap into.   Though not all TV antenna channels come in high-definition, a lot do. In fact, you may find picture quality on an antenna…

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Here is the HDTV Antenna Basic that you Should Know About

Imagine a basic HDTV antenna for under $6 from an established Canadian-made brand. That’s what you get when you browse the pages of PrimeCables. In our catalogue, you’ll find an amazing HDTV antenna which easily stands up as one of the best in Canada.   So what makes it special – well, it’s flat, super thin and easily concealed if…

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Cat5 vs. Cat6 Cables – What are the Differences

Cat5 and Cat6 cables are installed in thousands of Canadian households, although few homeowners precisely how they work or what they’re capable of. Homes that need an upgrade may not even know they require one. Cat5 and Cat6 Ethernet cables are used to connect computers, servers, and other Internet devices to modems and ISPs. As Internet speeds have progressed in…

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5 Tricks to get the Best Reception with your TV Antenna

Correct placement of your TV antenna, whether you’re working with an indoor or outdoor antenna, is what’s going to yield the best reception. For some quick tricks and tips on how to maximize your channel pick-up on your TV antenna, here are five things to keep in mind. Locate the broadcast towers. If you don’t know where to aim your…

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