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Hi Pot Test Procedures for Cable Jointers

Hi, I'm Ken Rousseau a Cable jointer for MES Power. Today I'm gonna take you behind the scenes to do a live test with an 800 PL series portable DC hipot testers. Here at MES Power we always stress the importance of safety so be sure to check with your own company's safety guidelines for personal protective equipment.

This unit is our 880 PL DC hipot tester. It's capable of putting out 80 kV at ten mA. Other models in the 800 series follow similar testing procedure, but today I'm gonna talk about testing on a 15 kV rated URD cable. While the power is off, connect your AC power supply to the unit, and your 120V/60Hz power strip. Also, connect your high-voltage, return, and ground leads.

Then connect the other ends of your leads back to the unit. Also be sure your interlock plug is connected. Now it's time to make sure that all nonessential personel are out of the testing area so you can begin your test. set your current range to max and set your voltage range to the desired setting. My cable …

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Whats a VPN?

Have you ever thought of owning your own private network enabling you to be in constant touch with friends and business associates? Probably sounds difficult to do or even impractical to set up and run! But don’t worry, this isn’t some work of science fiction; the name of the game is VPN. This is a step-change technology which facilitiates VoIP communication over the internet and ensures secure communication in a private network setting.

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, a technology which forms a private gateway between two users enabling them to share data and also encompasses security firewalls to prtect against data theft and intrusion attempts. VPNs work using strong encryption thereby ensuring means of safe communication curbing incidents of eavesdropping and hacking.

VPN is primarily used by the corporate sector and IT companies. Having confidential information posted on Internet could be inviting trouble; hence companies have adopted VPN technology to keep the flow of communication covert.

The method in which VPN technology functions is, that using routers, connection between two users in established. The router acts like …

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Get Your Own Virtual Phone Number

Ever wondered what this new rage concerning communication gadgets is all about? It seems that now we are in a never ending attempt to dodge geography by trying to connect to people located thousands of miles apart on a routine basis!

Technology it seems is holding its guns against topography, helping us reach to destinations across the world in faster timescales and for lower costs.

Communication has played a pivotal role in the advent of modern society and further more technologies like high speed internet, wireless, VoIP, emails, faxes have already ticked a newer genre.

Today regular phones are being replaced with the up-to-the-minute internet phones. Commonly known as broadband phones or VoIP phones, these make it possible to dial long distance calls at the minimum calling rates or precisely no call charges but just a monthly service charge. As soon as VoIP is adopted globally, the sky rocketing bills of long distance calls will be history!

VoIP calls can be made in several ways, with different equipments designed to facilitate VoIP. However, may you want, VoIP facilitates your …

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How To Fax Using VOIP

It’s only a matter of time before technology brings to us a reliable VoIP codec for faxing. As far as VoIP goes, the speed with which it has chiseled through our lives, sweeping us off our feet it stands to reason that sooner, or later with our faith in telecoms restored Faxing over VoIP technology will soon be a phenomenal hit as well !

The basic issues concerning VoIP faxes are that unlike VoIP, VoIP fax works using a different codec. While trying to send faxes through VoIP we basically have two different codec’s running, one which supports VoIP and the other which supports the fax. That’s the reason why VoIP service providers include a free additional fax line with special faxing codec’s to allow and propagate the idea of Faxing over VoIP

The reason why faxing has not picked up popularly over the VoIP technology is the basic issue of data loss or damage. Basically how VoIP technology functions is that it coverts analogue signals into digital and transfer them in the shape of small packets over a …

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What Is A Voip Call?


VoIP telephony is here to revolutionise the world of telecommunication by making dedicated phone lines and long bills a thing of past. One of the most enduring appeals of VOIP technology has been free long distance calls, which have been reduced to easy calling and are just a click away!

VoIP technology has entered the lingo of the 21st century. Smart, inexpensive and efficient with a vast array of information on the internet to facilitate it – it stands for voice over internet protocol.

Though VoIP is still a very recent phenomenon its still has managed to sweep us all off our feet. The reason that can be credited to the popularity of VoIP is the provision of making long distance calls at a very cheap rate along with an array of value added services that a VoIP subscriber receives and, of course, not forgetting the excellent call quality.

The quality of a VoIP call, though depends of several factors which should be kept in mind while setting up a VoIP system

Basically a VoIP call gets through with …

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VoIP Gateway

Alhough the end result of this technology is captivating and intriguing the fact is that VOIP technology works on a very basic principle. It is hard to believe that a technology that facilitates voice communication between two distant ends of the Earth easily is actually pretty easy to comprehend.

However it is the fact.

VoIP stands for Voice over the Internet Protocol. A phone call made from one end of the world to the other, using the internet as a route instead of the dedicated phone lines is what VoIP technology does. And the flavor of internet connection used for such a purpose can be nothing else but a high speed broadband connection. The internet works in a very organized manner, with a job deployed to each member of a team, like a router, a modem a cable a gateway etc!

Off course a gateway of the virtual world sounds intriguing! While VoIP digitalizes analogue data into small packets to be transferred to the World Wide Web and vice versa, the flow of packets /data needs to be disciplined and …

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Why you should switch from traditional phone to VOIP?

VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol is a new entrant to the telecommunications media. In VoIP your voice is transferred across a broadband Internet connection instead of the traditional public switch telephone network. You can say, o.k. fine, but why on earth should I switch from my present telephone system which is working so well to a relatively new technology called VoIP?

While considering VoIP for my use I too had the similar question. When I studied VoIP in detail, then only I could understand the technology as well as its advantages. VoIP is more efficient than your traditional phone system in many ways like:

Cost effectiveness: Low costs are the main reason for switching from traditional phone system to VoIP. You can avail all the features and benefits associated with VoIP at a low monthly fee. Depending upon your VoIP services provider you can also make free calls on some numbers. There are no associated fees for VoIP phone services as there are with traditional phone network.

Portability: VoIP has a portable system. You can use it …

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