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1

RG58 coax was used in what network type?

10BASE2 networks.

2

Define BNC and its usage?

BNC: A Bayonet Neill-Concelman (BNC) connector (British Naval-Connector in some literature) can be used for a variety of applications, including as a connector in a 10BASE2 Ethernet network. A BNC coupler could be used to connect two coaxial cables together back to back.

3

Define and F-connector/F-type and its usage?

F-connector: An F-connector is often used for cable TV (including cable modem) connections. Notice that some refer to it is simply as F-type, including CompTIA.

4

Define and F-connector/F-type and its usage?

F-connector: An F-connector is often used for cable TV (including cable modem) connections. Notice that some refer to it is simply as F-type, including CompTIA.

5

What is a rollover cable?

You should use a rollover cable to connect to the console port on any Cisco device. The pin configuration for a rollover cable is easy to remember because of the cable name. The cable pin configuration is "rolled over" so that pin 1 on end 1 matches pin 8 on end 2, pin 2 on end 1 matches pin 7 on end 2, and so on, until a complete reversal is made. In other words, the wires are in reverse order on opposite ends.