Neat-O: IP-Based Control, MoCA Make Retrofit Easier
A 12,000-square-foot home is retrofitted with URC’s Total Control to provide audio to 10 separate zones lighting and control the audio/video. All this was done while maintaining the home's aesthetics, which was a major concern for the homeowner
Sep 11, 2013
10 ‘Go To’ Tools Every Technician Needs (and Why)
Whether it's a multifunction tool or one for an individual special need, there are certain often-overlooked 'A-level’ tools for measurement and termination that every datacomm technician must have.
Jan 21, 2013
How to Design Great Equipment Racks
There are a few things integrators can do to stand out from the competition. One that rarely comes to mind – but should – is equipment rack design. A well done equipment rack can be the ultimate sign of craftsmanship, while a poorly done
Jan 14, 2013
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Top 5 Home Tech Trends and Opportunities for 2013
Our annual prediction of five technologies for integrators to watch (and make money from).
Jan 01, 2013
Category Cabling: TIA-568a or TIA-568b?
Dealers on Remote Central debate Cat 5/6 wiring standards. Should you use TIA-568a or TIA-568b for residential installations?
Jun 21, 2012
HDMI to Cat 5/6: Are 1- or 2-Wire Solutions Best?
Going from an extravagant HDMI cable to Cat 5/6 seems pretty incredible. Jeff Boccaccio explains how this transition can be done reliably.