This online microcredential steps you through the four phases of terminating cable: gathering the appropriate tools and materials specific to a terminating task; preparing cables for termination; terminating cable; and, executing the necessary steps to finalize the terminating task. Discover how to terminate over 15 types of connector from four major groups of termination: screw-based, crimped, linear compression, and soldered. This microcredential covers connectors including, Euroblocks, F-Connectors, pin and sockets, DE9s (DB9s), BNCs, RCAs, punch-down blocks, 8P8Cs (RJ-45s), phone connectors, and XLRs.Not sure of the differences among 8P8C (RJ-45), RCA, BNC, and XLR connectors? No problem! InfoComm’s Cable Termination Microcredential is designed to introduce entry-level technicians to the world of cable identification, cable preparation, and cable termination. The Terminating Cable Microcredential is one of three AVIXA Microcredentials in a product suite developed for entry-level audiovisual technicians. Learn more.
Here’s What You’ll Need
··CCables: Shielded Twisted Pair (STP), coaxial, speakercable, and category cable
·· Wire strippers (variety)
· At least two different types of connector fromat least two of the following five categories:
Screw-based connectors including Euroblocks, andspeaker twist connectors
Crimped connectors including spade lugs, crimpedF-Connectors, single pin DE9s, pin and sockets, and crimped BNCs
Linear compression connectors including linearcompression BNCs, RCAs, and F-Connectors
Insulation displacement connectors including8P8Cs and punch-down blocks
Soldered connectors including soldered RCAs,phone connectors, DE9s, and XLRs
Requisite tools for terminating the chosen typeof connector
Students submit video clips to AVIXA instructors to verify the skills they learn. Upon completion, you will learn a digital badge.
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This course was created for install technicians on the first 90 days of the job.