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How to Make Money Installing & Selling 4K Cable TV in Clients’ Homes

Watch this FREE 1 hour CEPro webcast, originally recorded live on May 4th to learn how integrators can get in on the profits, and build a better service model for combining 4k, broadcast, recorded, streaming, over-the-air, apps and other video sources in their A/V system installations.

CE Pro Editors · March 31, 2016

Will superMHL Replace HDMI?

Integrators prepare for superMHL cable with reversible 32-pin connectors capable of carrying 8K @120fps supporting HDR, advanced color, Dolby and DTS. Technology developed by Sony, Samsung and Toshiba.

CE Pro Editors · March 21, 2016

7 Myths about Fiber & Why Category/Twisted Pair Wiring Should Be Phased Out

Guest Blog: Fiber is not difficult to terminate, it is not fragile and it is not expensive. Integrators should start phasing out their use of Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) or Category cable.

CE Pro Editors · January 25, 2016

‘Great Looking Racks’ Winner Manages 3.8 Miles of Install Wiring

Electronic Lifestyle Associates very neatly integrated the gear and cabling to cover 23 rooms and 7,500 square feet and earn accolades as winner of this year’s ‘Great Looking Racks’ contest, sponsored by Middle Atlantic Products.

CE Pro Editors · November 02, 2014

#TBT: The 10 Worst Wiring Jobs Cleaned Up

For this edition of Throwback Thursday, look back at photos of the worst wiring jobs after they’ve been cleaned up and see how they turned out.

CE Pro Editors · June 18, 2014

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.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2013

Undercover at Monster Mini-Golf: No Confusion Found

Editor and five-year-old daughter find no lingering trademark confusion during trip to company recently sued by Monster Cable.

Jason Knott · February 02, 2009

Terminate HDMI Cables in the Field! AudioQuest Solves HDMI’s Biggest Challenge

Field-terminated HDMI cables? They said it couldn’t be done, but AudioQuest’s solution lets installers run cable now, terminate later, and maintain the integrity of HDMI.

Julie Jacobson · January 25, 2009