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CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide by Toby Skandier, Emmett Dulaney, Quentin Docter

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Chapter 6 Networking Fundamentals

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA A+ 220-901 EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • ✓ 2.1 Identify the various types of network cables and connectors.
    • Fiber
      • Connectors: SC, ST, and LC
    • Twisted Pair
      • Connectors: RJ-11, RJ-45
      • Wiring standards: T568A, T568B
    • Coaxial
      • Connectors: BNC, F-connector
  • ✓ 2.2 Compare and contrast the characteristics of connectors and cabling.
    • Fiber
      • Types (single-mode vs. multi-mode)
      • Speed and transmission limitations
    • Twisted Pair
      • Types: STP, UTP, CAT3, CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6e, CAT 7, plenum, PVC
      • Speed and transmission limitations
      • Splitters and effects on signal quality
    • Coaxial
      • Types: RG-6, RG-59
      • Speed and transmission limitations
      • Splitters and effects on signal quality
  • ✓ 2.7 ...

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