twinaxial

twinaxial

A type of cable similar to coax, but with two inner conductors instead of one. It was used in IBM midrange (AS/400, System/3x) communications environments. See twinax card.


Twinaxial Connector
Twinax connectors were used on IBM System 3x and AS/400 computer systems.
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Por su parte, IBM empleaba el protocolo Token Ring, a 4 Mbps, con tecnologia cerrada, alto nivel de seguridad eficencia y se manejaba con cable twinaxial (tambien nombrado cable tipo 1 de IBM).
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As the application of Ethernet increasingly becomes the preferred backplane interconnect technology for applications, such as modular servers and telecom networks, and over twinaxial copper cables for both intra- and inter-rack connections, IEEE P802.
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