TITLE

Twisted-Pair Cable

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Network Dictionary;2007, p499
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "Twisted-Pair Cable" is presented. It refers to a type of cable that has two independently insulated wires twisted around one another for the purpose of canceling out electromagnetic interference which can cause crosstalk. Part of the specification for a given type of cable is the number of twists per meter.
ACCESSION #
31670901

 

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