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Archive for April, 2012

Smart Printing Adapters, Habits & Tips

Apr 26, 2012

If we had a nickel for every time we heard someone complain about their printer not working, running out of ink, or experiencing issues, we would be able to buy all of those people a trip to Disneyland to unwind. Even as we find newer and better ways to print documents, there are still so many things that can go wrong. That’s why we follow these simple and handy tips to make every printing process simple and easy.

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Don’t be this guy, follow these tips!

  • - Clean out your printer. Yes, this sounds crazy but if you notice things like smearing on your papers with a new ink cartridge, the solution is as simple as checking the protective tape over the printer.
  • - Dust and detangle your printer power cables and printer adapters, not just for presentation but also so your cables aren’t put under unnecessary stress and kinks.
  • - Make sure all computers are set to the correct default printer. All computers should be printing to the nearest printers, which keeps any one printer from being overtaxed with too many jobs lined up.
  • - Preserve your ink by printing in black and white when you don’t need color to be printed.
  • - Always have back up ink cartridges on hand so you’re never stuck making a list minute trip to the store for new ones!

There are so many things we can all do to make printing easier in our lives. Do you have any tips you’d like to share?

Save the Earth with Low Profile Port Savers!

Apr 19, 2012

 

Of course there are hundreds of ways to help save our planet and save electricity. Today we’d like to share one great way to save energy in your home. By using low profile port savers you can eliminate stress on your parallel ports, game ports and monitor ports. If your game cables are not stressed then neither is our earth while fighting off harmful pollutants.

low-profile-port-saver tips for earth dayHow are these connected?

When we plug something into the wall or create tension in our cables we may think of it as a harmless act. We don’t see or smell any pollution occurring, but it is happening. The pollution isn’t occurring directly at the site of the cable, but at the power plant.

Every time you turn on an electronic device in your home you send some pollution into the air. Actually, your home pollutes more than the average car. So next time you’re thinking about saving a dollar you are really saving our planet’s air and water as well.

At TriangleCables.com we have a great selection of port savers to help eliminate stress on your cables, wallet, and our earth! What a simple and affordable way to relieve so much stress in your life! Next time you are fighting off super villains on your game console think about all the evil pollutants you are fighting off just by using a low profile port saver. 

Terminate Bad Data at the Source with SCSI Terminators

Apr 13, 2012

 

 

Tired of poor data connections? We’re not sure why you’ve waited to long, costs, other business, or just getting around to finding a solution, but we’re glad that you’ve come to the conclusion that the only good data is strong data.

SCSI terminatorsWhat does this mean?

Centronics SCSI devices require reliable connections, especially if you’ve recently upgraded your equipment to SCSI-3 devices. This means you need active SCSI terminators that will ensure that your data isn’t reflecting back and forth, risking the integrity of the data.

What else can I do to improve office functions?

Check the rest of the equipment to see whether all devices, cords, cables, and software are up to date and compatible. Have you been waiting around to download the latest version of your software? Wait no more for that bug free version.

Get the whole office involved in Organize your Files Week. Go through to find any documents that can be thrown away, shredded and recycled. If you don’t have archives already, create storage for dated materials that you don’t necessarily need on hand. Categorize these documents to be referenced for later use. Do the same for computer files, which will free up loads of space on the server most likely

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3 Testing, Can you Hear Me?

Apr 6, 2012

XLR adapters and cables

“Say anything”

 

“Test, 1, 2, 3.”

 

“…Anything but that.”

 

Even if you’re not a fan of musicals, you’ll have to agree that the musical Rent said it best. Nobody checking the audio levels wants to hear those same words over and over, over and over again. Anything but would be There are even the people who then start to get a bit goofy, singing and yelling that same phrase, ‘test one, two, three.” The worst thing is, you’re busying hooking up the XLR adapters and adjusting the levels, and need them to continue speaking to get levels perfect.

Want to eliminate the problem before it starts?

Have a few prepared phrases. Just like you want to be prepared for any audio or video situation, you also want to be ready with all the video component cables, audio adapters, and any other adapter you might need for the situation. Here’s a few phrases to try asking people to say:

For music, “Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are..”

For interviews, “My name is Triangle Cables. T-R-I-A-N-G-L-E C-A-B-L-E-S.”

For everything else, just start listing what you had for lunch, “For breakfast it was coffee and jam on toast, then for lunch, let’s see….”

Don’t be stuck hearing the Verizon commercial phrase, “Can you hear me now? Good. Can you hear me now? Good.” Make all of your audio checks painless from feedback and annoying phrases. 

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