Chapter 2Networking

THE COMPTIA A+ EXAM 220-901 TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • 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, CAT7, plenum, PVC

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