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Name EIA

Electronic Industries Alliance

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What do the EIA do?

Develop standards for the industry

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Name TIA

Telecommunications Industry Association

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What do the TIA do?

Standards, market analysis, trade shows, government affairs etc.

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What is the ANSI/TIA/EIA-568?

Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard

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Cat 3 standard?

10BASE-T

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Cat 3 Max distance?

100m

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Cat 5 / 5e standard?

100BASE-TX
1000BASE-T

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Cat 5 / 5e max distance?

100m

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Cat 6 / 6a standard?

10GBASE-T

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Cat 6 max distance?

37 - 55m

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Cat 6a max distance?

100m

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Name UTP

Unshielded Twisted Pair

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Name STP

Shielded Twisted Pair

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What is a F/UTP cable?

Foil around the cable but no shielding on the individual pairs

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What is a S/FTP cable?

Braided shielding around the entire cable and foil around the pairs

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What type of cable is a RG-6, and what is it used for?

Coaxial cable used in television / digital cable, and high speed internet

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What type of cable is a RG-59, and what is it used for?

Coaxial cable used as a patch cable. Not designed for long distances.

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What is multi-mode fiber used for?

Short range communications. Up to 2km

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What speed does multi-mode fiber run at 2km and 550m?

100Mbit/s at 2km
10Gbit/s ar 550m

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Common light source of multi-mode fiber?

LED

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What is single-mode fiber used for?

Long distance communication. Over 80km without additional processing.

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Common light source of single-mode fiber?

Laser

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Name VGA

Video Graphics Array

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Name the connector of a VGA cable

DB-9. More accurately DE-9

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Colour of a VGA cable?

Blue

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VGA signal type?

Analog

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VGA degrades after a distance of?

5 - 10m

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Name HDMI

High-Definition Multimedia Interface

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HDMI signal type?

Digital, no analog