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Intro to Wire

This course will provide you with an understanding of how to assign addresses to addressable devices. After completing this course, you should understand:

  • How wire sizes work
  • The various types of wire that can be used for fire alarm systems
  • Shields
  • Wet location rated wire
  • Circuit integrity cable
  • How to strip solid and stranded wires with and without a string
  • Different kinds of network (category) cabling
  • Basics of working with fiber optic cable

For this course, we would like to thank the following manufacturers for lending or donating products:

  • Klein Tools
  • Wheelock
  • Windy City Wire

Estimated time to complete course: 30 minutes.

This course qualifies as 0.5 CPD points.

This course is available as part of the Fire Alarm 101 bundle.

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