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Notes for Network

Twisted pair

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UTP / STP

Name Name Notes
Twisted pair UTP Unshielded twisted pair UTP cable is not surrounded by any shielding.
This is the least expensive of all the transmission media commonly used for LAN.
They are commonly used in networks.
STPShielded Twisted Pair STP offers a protective sheathing around the copper wire.
STP provides better performance at lower data rates.
Cost is moderately expensive
Name Notes
FTP Foilded Twisted Pair

Category

Name Applications Notes
Cat.5 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T
Cat.5e 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T Enhanced Cat5. Same construction as Cat5, but with better testing standards.
Cat.6 10GBASE-T

Connector

RJ45

Straight and Crossover Cable

Straight Cable

Crossover Cable




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