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Index TIA/EIA-568

ANSI/TIA-568 is a set of telecommunications standards from the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). [1]

26 relations: BICSI, British telephone socket, Category 1 cable, Category 2 cable, Category 3 cable, Category 4 cable, Category 5 cable, Category 6 cable, Copper cable certification, Crossover cable, EIA standards, Electrical connector, Elonex ONEt, Ethernet crossover cable, Ethernet over twisted pair, Fast Ethernet, ISO/IEC 11801, Modular connector, Optical fiber cable, Power over Ethernet, Registered jack, StarLAN, Structured cabling, Telecommunications Industry Association, TIA-942, Twisted pair.


Since the official break-up of AT&T in 1984 in the United States, the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) assumed the role that AT&T's free service, BICS, fulfilled in helping with the development and design for information transport systems (ITS) such as the ANSI/EIA/TIA 568B structured cabling system standard.

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British telephone socket

British telephone sockets were introduced in their current plug and socket form on 19 November 1981 by British Telecom to allow subscribers to connect their own telephones.

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Category 1 cable

Category 1 cable, also known as Cat 1, Level 1, or voice-grade copper, is a grade of unshielded twisted pair cabling designed for telephone communications, and at one time was the most common on-premises wiring.

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Category 2 cable

Category 2 cable, also known as Cat 2, is a grade of unshielded twisted pair cabling designed for telephone and data communications.

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Category 3 cable

Category 3 cable, commonly known as or station wire, and less commonly known as VG or voice-grade (as, for example, in 100BaseVG), is an unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable used in telephone wiring.

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Category 4 cable

Category 4 cable (Cat 4) is a cable that consists of four unshielded twisted pair (UTP) copper wires supporting signals up to 20 MHz.

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Category 5 cable

Category 5 cable, commonly referred to as Cat 5, is a twisted pair cable for computer networks.

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Category 6 cable

Category 6 cable, commonly referred to as Cat 6, is a standardized twisted pair cable for Ethernet and other network physical layers that is backward compatible with the Category 5/5e and Category 3 cable standards.

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Copper cable certification

In copper twisted pair wire networks, copper cable certification is achieved through a thorough series of tests in accordance with Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) or International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards.

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Crossover cable

A crossover cable connects two devices of the same type, for example DTE-DTE or DCE-DCE, usually connected asymmetrically (DTE-DCE), by a modified cable called a crosslink.

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EIA standards

Here is a list of Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) Standards.

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Electrical connector

An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join electrical terminations and create an electrical circuit.

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Elonex ONEt

The Elonex ONEt is a netbook computer marketed to the education sector in the UK by Elonex.

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Ethernet crossover cable

An Ethernet crossover cable is a crossover cable for Ethernet used to connect computing devices together directly.

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Ethernet over twisted pair

Ethernet over twisted pair technologies use twisted-pair cables for the physical layer of an Ethernet computer network.

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Fast Ethernet

In computer networking, Fast Ethernet is a collective term for a number of Ethernet standards that carry traffic at the nominal rate of 100 Mbit/s (the earlier Ethernet speed was 10 Mbit/s).

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ISO/IEC 11801

International standard ISO/IEC 11801 Information technology — Generic cabling for customer premises specifies general-purpose telecommunication cabling systems (structured cabling) that are suitable for a wide range of applications (analog and ISDN telephony, various data communication standards, building control systems, factory automation).

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Modular connector

A modular connector is an electrical connector that was originally designed for use in telephone wiring, but has since been used for many other purposes.

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Optical fiber cable

An optical fiber cable, also known as a fiber optic cable, is an assembly similar to an electrical cable, but containing one or more optical fibers that are used to carry light.

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Power over Ethernet

Power over Ethernet or PoE describes any of several standard or ad-hoc systems which pass electric power along with data on twisted pair Ethernet cabling.

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Registered jack

A registered jack (RJ) is a standardized telecommunication network interface for connecting voice and data equipment to a service provided by a local exchange carrier or long distance carrier.

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StarLAN was the first IEEE 802.3 standard for Ethernet over twisted pair wiring.

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Structured cabling

In telecommunications, structured cabling is building or campus cabling infrastructure that consists of a number of standardized smaller elements (hence structured) called subsystems.

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Telecommunications Industry Association

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop voluntary, consensus-based industry standards for a wide variety of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) products, and currently represents nearly 400 companies.

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The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) ANSI/TIA-942-A Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers is an American National Standard (ANS) that specifies the minimum requirements for telecommunications infrastructure of data centers and computer rooms including single tenant enterprise data centers and multi-tenant Internet hosting data centers.

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Twisted pair

Twisted pair cabling is a type of wiring in which two conductors of a single circuit are twisted together for the purposes of improving electromagnetic compatibility.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TIA/EIA-568

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