Glossary of Acronyms
The following list defines the acronyms found in this book. In cases where a term is not a true acronym or abbreviation (e.g., XLR), it is otherwise defined. Corporate or commercial product acronyms are generally omitted.
1000BASE-LX 1000-Mbps Ethernet (gigabit) on single-mode fiber
1000BASE-SX 1000-Mbps Ethernet (gigabit) on multimode fiber (short wavelength)
1000BASE-T 1000-Mbps (also called gigabit) Ethernet on twisted pair
100BASE-FX 100-Mbps Ethernet on multimode fiber (long wavelength)
100BASE-T Original name for a family of 100Mbps Ethernet standards, most of which are now obsolete, and replaced by 100BASE-TX.
100BASE-TX 100-Mbps Ethernet on twisted pair
10BASE-2 10-Mbps Ethernet on coaxial cable (RG-58A/U or similar), ...