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patch cord

[′pach ‚kȯrd]
(electricity)
A cord equipped with plugs at each end, used to connect two jacks on a patch board.

patch cord

A specific length of cable terminated at each end with a plug. Patch cords typically range from three to 50 feet, although shorter and longer lengths are also available. Any cable (telephone, audio, video, Ethernet, etc.) with connectors on both ends is a patch cord. See patch panel and pigtail.


An Ethernet Patch Cord
Patch cords come in all sizes from one to 100 feet.
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Our customers previously received patch cords from our headquarters in Switzerland, but as the region now boasts its own assembly facility, our Middle East and Africa customers as well as those in Asia Pacific can be assured of much faster delivery," said Reichle.
Our customers would previously receive patch cords from our headquarters in Switzerland, but as the region now boasts of its own assembly facility, our Middle East and Africa customers as well as those in Asia Pacific can be assured of much faster delivery," said Reichle.
Swiss structured cabling specialists Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) has opened a new patch cord assembly facility in the company's regional hub at the Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA).
Cable manufacturer Nexans said today that it is now offering a range of secure locking patch cords and accessories.
Snap the patch cord into an unused port on the back of your wireless router and connect it to the "home run" ack you just installed.
All Z-MAX cords feature a low profile boot design which optimizes side-stackability of patch cords and enables usage in even the highest density patching environments.
Leviton will be educating senior datacenter and IT professionals about its 'green' lead-free and RoHS compliant core connectivity products like CAT 6 and CAT 5e jacks, patch panels and patch cords.
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