What Are the Different Types of Ethernet Cable?

Answer Ethernet cables, which allow various electronic equipment to interface with each other, are available in many configurations. The different types of Ethernet cables are identified by category with ... Read More »

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What ethernet cable is used to connect a device to a Ethernet crossover cable switch?

Your question makes no sense.There are patch cables (normal ethernet cables) and cross-over cables where the Rx pair at one end are connected to the Tx pair at the other.

Whats the difference between a patch cable and an ethernet cable?

Same thing.A 'patch' cable is generally shorter as it's used to make the small jump from the switch to the distribution board, or the floor socket to the PC.But, mechanically they are exactly the s... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between a Network Cable and an Ethernet Cable?

Computer suppliers often advertise "Ethernet cable" for sale. But what is Ethernet cable? Ethernet is the name of a set of standards for networking specifically related to the physical elements of ... Read More »

What Is Cat 5 and Cat 6 Ethernet Cable?

Ethernet is a set of standards for the physical aspects of networks. The standards mention several types of cable, but the most commonly used cable in Ethernet networks is called Unshielded Twisted... Read More »