Ethernet

Family of frame-based computer networking technologies for local area networks.

10base2

An Ethernet specification for thin coaxial cables with a signal capacity of 10 mega bits per second and distance range of 185 metres per segment.

10base5

An Ethernet specification cable with the signal capacity of 10 megabits per second and distance capacity of 500 metres per network segment.

10baseF

An Ethernet specification fiber optic cable with the signal capacity of 10 mega bits per second and with the distance capacity of 2000 metres.

10baseT

An Ethernet specification (category 3,4,5) unshielded twisted pair cable with the signal capacity of 10 mega bits per second and distance capacity of 100 metres.

100baseT

An Ethernet specification cable, which transmits data at the rate of 100 mega bits per second with the distance range of 100 metres.

1000baseTx

An Ethernet speciation cable, which transmits data at the rate of 1 GB per second with the range of 200 metres per segments.


See also: Interface, Local Area Network, Network Interface Card, Powerline Carrier System.

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Subjects: Computer Network