Glossary

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10BASE-T The 802.3i specification for running Ethernet at 10 Mbps over twisted-pair cabling. The maximum length of a 10BASE-T (also written as 10Base-T) segment is 100 meters (328 feet).

10GBASE-T A 2006 standard to provide 10 Gbps connections over unshielded or shielded twisted-pair cables, over distances up to 100 meters using category 6a (category 6 can reach 55 meters).

100BASE-T The IEEE 802.3 specification for running Ethernet at 100 Mbps over twisted-pair cabling. The maximum length of a 100BASE-T segment is 100 meters (328 feet).

1000BASE-LX A standard for Gigabit Ethernet intended for use with long-wavelength (LX) transmissions over long cable runs of fiber-optic cabling.

1000BASE-SX A fiber-optic Gigabit ...

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