Electronics are often at risk of becoming damaged from overload conditions, even presenting the risk of an electrical fire if proper protection is not in place. Electrical protection devices may come in a variety of forms, though the two most common devices that are regularly implemented in countless spaces are the circuit breaker and fuse. With both devices, wires, appliances, machinery, and even individuals may be guarded from the hazards of a fault or short circuit. Despite serving a similar role in circuit protection, circuit breakers and fuses feature different designs and operational characteristics that set the two devices apart from one another.


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People all over the world use the Internet every single day, often doing so without giving a single thought to how it works. As such, many Internet users are unclear about what roles the individual devices in their networks play. One very common source of confusion is the difference between routers and modems. Though many people think these devices are the same, and the terms are often (mistakenly) used interchangeably, they are two different devices that carry out different functions. The modem is the device that connects your home to the Internet, while the router is what controls the network within your home. Understanding the difference between these two will be a great help next time your network runs into problems. In this blog, we will discuss the difference between modems and routers in detail.


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A circuit breaker is an electro-mechanical device used to protect electrical circuits from overloads. They are used to protect the wiring in circuits from the risk of fire due to currents exceeding the rated capacity of the circuit. Circuit breakers employ switches that open automatically when excess currents are detected and require manual resetting. Circuit breakers are generally rated based on the amount of current that can be safely carried by the circuit being protected by the breaker. In this blog, we will take a look at the most common types of circuit breakers and their unique characteristics.


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Fiber optic connectors make repeatable connections possible and are therefore generally used where flexibility is needed at termination points when an optical signal is routed. Examples of this include connections from receivers to equipment pigtails, normal termination, or when re-configuring systems. Fiber optic connector’s repeatable connections make it easy to meet changing requirements and simplify system reconfigurations. In this blog, we will discuss eight of the most common types of fiber optic connectors and their unique characteristics.


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Computers are technological marvels that have radically changed our society, allowing for individuals to create, store, and share data quickly and easily while communicating with others across the globe. From personal entertainment to daily business interactions, computers have become an essential component to many of our lives. For a computer to operate and achieve its various capabilities, it requires various types of computer memory. As memory devices can come in many forms, each providing their own uses and characteristics, it can be useful to understand the differences between common types of computer memory.


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