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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to A+ (Core Hardware)
 9  Chapter 1011:  Networking
      9  VI  Cables and Wireless

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Networking Cable Specifications

You can find information on the cabling used for various types of Ethernets and other networks in Table 19, Table 20 and Table 18.


Table 18: Networking Cable Specifications

Network Type

Cable Type

Maximum Length

Data Rate

10Base5

Coax

500 m per segment

10 Mb/s

10Base2

Coax

185 m per segment

10 Mb/s

10BaseT

UTP

100 m per segment

10 Mb/s

10BaseF

Fiber

4 Km

10 Mb/s

100BaseT

UTP

100 m per segment

100 Mb/s

100Base

 

 

 

VGAnyLan

UTP/STP

Varies with cable type

100 Mb/s Fast Ethernet

100BaseT4

4 pair Cat 3, 4, or 5 UTP

100 m per segment

100 Mb/s

100BaseTX

2 pair Cat 5 UTP or Cat 1 STP

100 m between the hub and network node

100 Mb/s Fast Ethernet

100BaseFX

Fiber

2 Km

100 Mb/s Fast Ethernet

Category 3

UTP

100 m, including patch panel and patch cables

10 Mb/s Ethernet, 4 & 16 Mb/s Token Ring and VGAnyLan at 16 MHz

Category 5

UTP

90 m (100 m including patch panels and patch cables)

100 Mb/s Fast Ethernet at 100 MHz



Table 19: Additional Details for Coaxial Ethernet

Cable Type

Popular Name

Length

Taps/Nodes

5-4-3 Rule

10Base5

Thicknet

500 meters

100

Yes

10Base2

Thinnet

185 meters

30

Yes



Table 20: Additional Details for UTP Ethernet

Cable Type

Speed

Length

Nodes

# of Pairs

Category

10BaseT

10Mbit

100 meters

1024

2

3

100BaseT

100Mbit

100 meters

1024

2

5

1000BaseT

1000Mbit

100 meters

1024

4

7


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