passive hub


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passive hub

A central connecting device in a network that joins wires from several stations in a star configuration. It does not provide any processing or regeneration of signals. Contrast with active hub and intelligent hub. See hub.
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The new NVT 568B-compliant, RJ45 video-input passive hubs now let installers standardize their structured cabling in accordance with 568B wiring protocols, reduce installation time, and fully prepare the plant wiring for future digital systems when desired.