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How do wires heat up?

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What should be the outputs of the hot neutral and ground wires?

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What are the advantages of Fibre optic cables over copper wires?

[ad_1] What are the advantages and disadvantages of copper cable? Copper Wire – Pros and Cons What are the advantage and disadvantage of fiber connectors? They are much thinner and lighter than metal wires. For security, fibers are difficult to tap. Have greater ductile strength thatn copper or steel fibers of the same diameter. On […]