Archive for December 2nd, 2017

What is Mechanical Transfer Registered Jack (MTRJ)?

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MTRJ is an abbreviation of Mechanical Transfer Registered Jack and refers to a connector used in fiber optic cables. This connector is small in size and this has made it very popular among users who have small form factor devices. It houses two fibers and joins locating pins that are found on the plug and can have about 12 fibers.

It is one of the recent connectors that are currently being used. It uses two fibers and which are incorporated into one design that is similar to the one used by the RJ45 connector. The alignment is done through the two pins that are connected to this connector. Unlike the single fiber connectors, the MTRJ has lower termination costs and more density for the cable management and electronics hardware.

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Wireless Router Antenna

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The site explains that a wireless router is a device that connects to a modem and sends wireless signals that are picked by wireless devices and its applied on laptops and home networks. It explains the different types of wireless router antennas. These include the basics which comprises of the omni-directional antennae that boosts higher in all directions and the directional antenna that broadcasts on a certain direction.

Wireless Router

The second type is range extender which is a sort of a directional antenna but can be applied to both directional and omni-directional antenna. The link provides a simple way of  making one’s wireless router antenna using materials such as metal coffee can, copper wire, pigtail (but compatible with the  user’s wireless network card) and a tripod.

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