Flashcards in Cables Deck (73)
Electronic Industries Alliance
What do the EIA do?
Develop standards for the industry
Telecommunications Industry Association
What do the TIA do?
Standards, market analysis, trade shows, government affairs etc.
What is the ANSI/TIA/EIA-568?
Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard
Cat 3 standard?
Cat 3 Max distance?
Cat 5 / 5e standard?
Cat 5 / 5e max distance?
Cat 6 / 6a standard?
Cat 6 max distance?
37 - 55m
Cat 6a max distance?
Unshielded Twisted Pair
Shielded Twisted Pair
What is a F/UTP cable?
Foil around the cable but no shielding on the individual pairs
What is a S/FTP cable?
Braided shielding around the entire cable and foil around the pairs
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
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.
What is multi-mode fiber used for?
Short range communications. Up to 2km
What speed does multi-mode fiber run at 2km and 550m?
100Mbit/s at 2km
10Gbit/s ar 550m
Common light source of multi-mode fiber?
What is single-mode fiber used for?
Long distance communication. Over 80km without additional processing.
Common light source of single-mode fiber?
Video Graphics Array
Name the connector of a VGA cable
DB-9. More accurately DE-9
Colour of a VGA cable?
VGA signal type?
VGA degrades after a distance of?
5 - 10m
High-Definition Multimedia Interface