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DEFINITION: A patch cord (sometimes called a patch cable) is a length of cable with connectors on the ends that is used to connect an end device to something else, such as a power source. One of the most common uses is connecting a laptop, desktop or other end device to a wall outlet. Typically, a patch cord is a copper cable that has an RJ45, TERA or GG45 connector on both ends, although hybrid versions exist  … 
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ELECTRICAL CABLE DEFINITION (continued): …  that have different types of connectors on the ends. Fiber patch cords are typically called fiber jumpers and are either standard jumpers or mode conditioning jumpers. A patch cord may also be used to connect a switch port or a server to the structured cabling system. Although the new standards do not recommend doing so, sometimes a patch cord is used to connect a server directly to a switch port. When cabling channel is tested, it is a called channel test if patch cords are included, but a permanent link test otherwise. Special connectors are required to test patch cords, which should not … 
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