Monthly Archives: May 2012

How-to: Setting up a Local Area Connection (LAN)

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Hello everyone, if you’ve been following along then you know this is the third week of our “Network Set-up How-to’s.” As I said in the last post, once you’ve completed making your own cables and setting up your network, there…

How-to: Set up a Home Network

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Welcome back ladies and gents to the second installment of setting up your own personal network. This might be the last installment actually, once you get an Ethernet cable put together as instructed in our last blog post, you just…

Solder: What it is and how we use it

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Solder In a nutshell, solder is a metal alloy that can be melted and fused with components to join them together. To melt solder, you usually need a torch to create a high temperature heat source and not all solders…

How-to: Make Your Own Ethernet Cable

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Hello all you Electriduct fans, I thought it was time to bring a little creativity to the blog. It’s time to make things happen and if you’re into electronics, then you’re most likely also interested in making stuff; the classic…

RoHS, ADA, and OSHA: What Do These Mean?

You’ve more than likely seen the terms “RoHS,” “ADA,” and “OSHA” before. If you have a job, you’re probably more familiar with the last two while taking your lunch break. However, RoHS isn’t a very common term to see unless…