10Base2 DEFINITION: Thicknet and Thinnet (sometimes called ThickWire and ThinWire) are commonly used terms for the larger and smaller size of coaxial cable used in Ethernet local area networks. Thicknet, also known as Thickwire, is 0.4 inches in diameter and has 50 ohms of electromagnetic impedance. Thinnet, also known as Thinwire and Cheapernet, is 0.2 inches in diameter with the same impedance as Thickwire. Thicknet
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This paper discusses the current state of copper-based network cabling standards as defined by ISO and TIA. Learn the difference between category 5e, 6, 6A, 7 and 7A and Class D, E, EA, F and FA.
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