Technical Articles

L-com, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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This white paper outlines specific installation considerations when installing a WLAN antenna including Fresnel Zones, LOS, reflection, multipath etc....
(Wire and Cable)
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This white paper will cover a brief history of computer networking as well as the basics of how to set up an Ethernet Network. Other items covered include both wired and wireless network...
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper will explain the difference between traditional commercial controlled environments and harsh, industrial environments as well as the type of cabling and interconnectivity products to...
(Wire and Cable)
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Chart illustrating the upper frequency limit of various interface types ......
(Bus Systems)
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Bus Strip Example: A multi-tap bus strip is a series of IEEE-488 recepticals (4 to8) wired in parallel that is......
(Wire and Cable)
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The return loss chart illustrates why analog cable is different than digital cable....
(Video Equipment)
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View DVI connector interfaces that can be identified by pin configurations. Including: DVI-A, DVi-D and DVI-I......
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Products referenced in this video tip include 5.8 GHz Antennas, 2.4 GHz Antennas, and Coaxial Lightning Protectors/Arrestors...
(Industrial Computing)
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This paper the IEEE-1588 Precision Time Protocol as the basis for real time applications in an automation network. Using IEEE1588, it is possible for the first time to synchronize, in the...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Hewlett Packard designed the original bus in the 1960's. It was later accepted as a standard in 1978 by IEEE/ANSI as IEEE-488. At the time, it was revolutionary, allowing many convenient applications....
(Industrial Computing)
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This paper the IEEE-1588 Precision Time Protocol as the basis for real time applications in an automation network. Using IEEE1588, it is possible for the first time to synchronize, in the...
(Industrial Computing)
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This paper includes information on Layer 2 and 3 interoperability issues when deploying Ethernet/ IP as well as when to implement a hub versus a switch...
(Industrial Computing)
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This white paper covers what is an Industrial Ethernet Network and what the advantages are to implementing one....
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Lightning and surge protectors are devices whose purpose is to eliminate transients (spikes) through a conductor (typically a cable) which are induced by nearby lightning activity. They are used to...
(Industrial Computing)
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This paper includes information on Layer 2 and 3 interoperability issues when deploying Ethernet/ IP as well as when to implement a hub versus a switch....
(Communication Devices)
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multipoint antennas are typically focused or pointed to the base Omni antenna to complete the signal links. Mobile applications typically use Omni antennas to receive/send by establishing a link to...
(Networking Equipment)
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This White Paper provides an overview of Power Over Ethernet (PoE) and details the PoE variations that are used in today's telecommunications networks....
(Connectors)
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Reference guide helps you find the exact part you need. You may not know the name of every connector in the industry, but you know what you want. Compare our detailed pictures of popular DFP, DIN 5,...
(Connectors)
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reference guide helps you find the exact part you need. You may not know the name of every connector in the industry, but you know what you want. Compare our detailed pictures of popular BNC, F, FME,...
(Industrial Computing)
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Reference guide helps you find the exact part you need. You may not know the name of every connector in the industry, but you know what you want. Compare our detailed pictures of popular AUI,...
(Fiber Optics)
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Reference guide helps you find the exact part you need. You may not know the name of every connector in the industry, but you know what you want. Compare our detailed pictures of popular FC, LC, MPO,...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Reference guide helps you find the exact part you need. You may not know the name of every connector in the industry, but you know what you want. Compare our detailed pictures of popular IEEE-1394...
(Wire and Cable)
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There are so many terms to know that even long-term veterans get confused. L-com will help keep you up to date in Signal Electronics, Connectivity, Cabling compiled in our glossary below. New terms...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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There are so many terms to know that even long-term veterans get confused. L-com will help keep you up to date in b> compiled in our glossary below. New terms are added as we get them so check back...
(Wire and Cable)
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In coaxial cable there is a trade off in center connector construction.......
(Networking Equipment)
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This techical artical covers the steps to run CTLB series cable through......
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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This video shows the comparison between flammability ratings NEC National Electrical Code articles and the corresponding UL Underwriters Laboratories test methods......
(Networking Equipment)
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A KVM swith is an active device that allows multiple CPUs to share one keyboar, Video Display and Mouse - hence the name KVM......
(Electrical and Electronic Contract Manufacturing)
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Polarization refers to the orientation of the electric field component of an electromagnetic wave with respect to the Earth's surface......
(Networking Equipment)
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With easy integration into a standard LAN infrastructure, Power over Ethernet (PoE) allows both electrical power and data to be delivered to network devices through one standard network cable....
(Fiber Optics)
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A fiber cables bandwidth is dictated by the combined perfomance of all the modes, if oly several modes fall behind or get ahead......
(Wire and Cable)
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In building congstruction the space used for air circulation (heating and air conditioning) is calle the plenum. This space is also commonly used to route communications cable . This poses a serious...
(Industrial Computing)
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The primary use of 50 Ohm coaxial cable is transmission of a digital signal......
(Medical)
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The primary us of 75 Ohm coaxial cable is to transmit a video signal......
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper will cover a brief history of computer networking as well as the basics of how to set up an Ethernet Network. Other items covered include both wired and wireless network...
(Industrial Computing)
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This white paper will explain the difference between traditional commercial controlled environments and harsh, industrial environments as well as the type of cabling and interconnectivity products to...
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper covers where and when to employ Layer 3 routing at the edge of a network. This paper also provides definitions and applications for several widely used routing protocols including...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Wireless communication involves the transport of voice, video and data using Radio Frequency (RF) or Microwaves. Radio Frequency is defined as a rate of oscillation or frequency within a range of...
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper provides an overview of a relatively new technology, wireless USB. The paper details various deployment options as well as requirements for wireless USB....
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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This white paper describes some differences between traditional enterprise networks and industrial networks and provides examples of some of the more popular wireless industrial networking...
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper outlines specific installation considerations when installing a WLAN antenna including Fresnel Zones, LOS, reflection, multipath etc....
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper covers the Ten Easy Steps to Wireless LAN Security. Topics include VPNs, WEP, and using ACLs for secure wireless computing....