1.4. Recognizing Media Connectors

No matter what type of cable you are using, it won't be very effective unless it has the proper connectors on each end. The type of connectors that you use will depend on the cable as well as on your intended use for the cable. In other words, you need to have the proper connectors to plug into the devices that you are trying to use. In this section, we discuss the most common types of media connectors used in networks.

1.4.1. Critical Information

You should be able to recognize by sight the most common types of cable connectors and describe their main use. In this section, we will discuss the purpose of the major types of connectors and provide a photograph of each type.

1.4.1.1. RJ-11

"RJ" stands for registered ...

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