Cabling Best Practices Guide

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jan 03, 2018

Surveillance cabling can be a major problem. Poorly installed and maintained networks are often costly, lengthy, frustrating ordeals to manage.

While keeping cables organized is not an advanced topic to understand and practice, in this note we address a few basic rules can go far in preventing "cabling nightmares."

Inside we explain:

  • Real Life Examples
  • The 5 'Best Practices' That Make A Difference
  • Cabling Specifications
  • 5 Question Quiz

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