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Lightwave's Guide To Fiber Optics
Uncle Ted's Guide
To VDV (voice/data/video) Cabling
- Instructor's Kit
- Fiber Optics
- Communications Wiring
Price List & Ordering
VDV Works LLC
1119 S. Mission Road #355
email: jim.hayes @ vdvworks.com
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Everything you need to teach yourself VDV (voice,
data & video) wiring installation.
coax, Cat 3, 5, 5e & 6 cables
Tools for installing and testing data, voice and video cabling are
specified and are available from VDV Academy Approved Vendors.
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our VDV Academy training programs, you can teach yourself all about
communications wiring (or data/voice, low voltage or structured cabling
- whatever you call it.) We know that many of you do not have time to
take a cabling course, so we have developed this "VDV Academy
Self-Study" course for you to take at home on your own schedule.
Started For Free!
The first part of this course is free go online
Ted's Guide" and read all about the basics of cabling. Be
sure to follow the "virtual hands-on" program on installation practice.
you're ready, you can purchase this Self-Study program which will
provide you with a more detailed education in VDV installation.
In this self-study course, you will learn about the basics of cabling,
similar to the material in classroom sessions. Each lesson will require
you to read a section of training material, follow some PowerPoint
tutorials, test your comprehension and check your answers.
After you complete the "classroom" course, you will develop skills in
cable preparation, handling, termination and testing. For that, we
specify a toolbox and the correct components to work with. You will
"install" Cat 3 and Cat 5/5e/6 links and test them. All the necessary
equipment and materials are available locally or from VDV Academy
VDV Academy Structured Cabling/Wiring Basics & Installation
course is based on Data, Voice
and Video Cabling ( textbook included). It includes
lessons on the Technology of Communications, Overview of Cabling
Installations, Telephone Cabling Systems, Video System Installation
Wiring Termination Practices, Business Issues. Quicktime videos of
installation and termination practices are included.
installation exercises show you how to handle and terminate cable for
telephone, LAN and CATV/CCTV Video networks. All test equipment, tools
& consumables are specified and can be purchased locally or
from VDV Academy Approved Vendors.
on CD-ROM and DVD as appropriate. Student prints their own materials.
access to instructor for questions via e-mail.
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