What is an ethernet cable used for?

Answer An ethernet cable is a network cables which connects your PC/Laptop to your router and carries information back and fourth between the two as needed. The purpose of connecting it to your laptop wou... 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 Does the Ethernet Cable Do?

An Ethernet cable is a cable specified by the Ethernet standards for networking. Ethernet applies to standards managed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The standards are pr... Read More »