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Raul | CompTIA A+ | Module 2.1 - Network Cables and Connectors

By: Raul Pop | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: April 19, 2017 | Modified: April 19, 2017
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NotepadCoaxial Cable

Coaxial cable has:

-plastic jacket

-metallic shield

-dielectric insulator

-center core


NotepadFiber Cables-Backbones

Fiber Optic

-Light Signals

-Core>>Cladding>>Inner Insulation

 

For backbones system,intercontinental cables

-SC== Standard Connector(square)

-LC ==Local Connector(square)

-ST ==Straight Tip(Straight)

-FC=-Fiber Channel(round)


NotepadTwisted Pair

Twisted pair is the most common cabling because to make sure there is minimal interface between cables

 

1)UTP

Unshielded twisted pair

    

2)STP

shilded twisted pair

 

RJ45 for internet network

8 pins 8 wire

RJ11 for  modems,telephone

6 pin 2 wire


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