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Cable Speed

Cable speed will vary by Ethernet cabling standard. Category 6 cable supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T/1000BASE-TX (Gigabit Ethernet) and 10GBASE-T (10-Gigabit Ethernet) speeds. The Cat6a cable speeds will support up to 10 Gbps specifications,

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EIA/TIA Standard Category 5e and Cat6

With industry input, the TIA/EIA cable standards havebeen developed by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA). TIA/EIA-568 establishes widely employed telecommunications cable standards that

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Crossover Cables/Patch Leads

Crossover patch leads are used for direct networkconnections, such as linking computer to computer or computer to router. The patch lead for crossover wiring will often have the word “crossover” on its shield. The name Crossover

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Cable Interference

In networking, cable interference can refer to signaldisruptions or degradations caused by electrical or electromagnetic sources. Crosstalk is a type of interference where signals bleed into one another as they move along individual wires inside

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Cable Distance

Standards for cable distance recommend that Cat5, 5e,and 6 cable have a maximum cable segment run length of 100m or 328 feet. Four pairs of twisted wires are used to construct Category 5, 5e, 6, and 6a cable, which is most commonly unshielded,

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Bend Radius

A bend radius refers to the bend in a cable. Bendradius specifications are a measure of the tolerance of the wire or fibre cabling. The minimum bend radius refers to the lowest radius at which a cable can be bent. So a smaller bend radius means

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Singlemode Fibre

The cable classified as single mode fibre transmits signals over long distances by carrying light. A single fibre strand sends a ray of light (mode) down a line. Compared to multimode fibers, the integrity of the light pulses traveling through

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Multimode Fibre

In data communications, multimode fibre transmits digital signals using light. Groups of light rays, called modes, travel through the core of a multi-mode fibre optic cable. The light rays flow simultaneously, but are dispersed along differing

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Twisted Pair

Twisted pairs are made up of two insulated copper wires that are twisted together. The twisting is done to help cancel exterior electromagnetic interference. Crosstalk interference can come from other pairs within a cable. Each type of twisted

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Ethernet

Ethernet The term Ethernet refers to the family of networking technologies for local area networks (LANs). It is the dominant wired LAN technology. Systems communicating over Ethernet divide a data stream into shorter frames, with each frame

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Cat7 Cables

Cat7 Category 7, also known as Cat 7, is a cable standard for Ethernet and other networking technologies. A Cat 7 network cable usually utilizes four pairs of twisted copper wires. Compared to Category 6 components, Category 7 cabling conforms

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