shielded twisted pair


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shielded twisted pair

(hardware)
(STP) A kind of cable used for most Ethernet cabling, especially fast ethernet connections such as 100 Mbps.

Compare: unshielded twisted pair.
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Linking the two components is simple requiring just one run of Crestron DM 8G shielded twisted pair cable.
Shielded twisted pair cable can be used for applications with frequencies below 100 kHz.
Shielded twisted pair cable is used to eliminate inductive and capacitive coupling.
Debate is raging amongst regional and internationally based cabling companies whether unshielded twisted pair or shielded twisted pair cables are best for 10GBASE-T networks.
With DM, uncompressed digital signals, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, Ethernet and USB keyboard/mouse control are seamlessly managed and distributed up to 330 feet over a single DM 8G shielded twisted pair wire or up to 1000 feet via a multimode fiber strand.
Shielded twisted pair (STP) for circuits with frequencies from 100 kHz to 10 MHz.
Electronic auction: supply "production for technical purposes according to the list approved by the ministry of defense of russia: cable products: category 5e shielded twisted pair cable".
Siemon says that 10GBASE-T data centres will further the broad-based market adoption and acceptance of shielded twisted pair solutions.
Says Joe Giggey, hardware support technician, "We were installing shielded twisted pair for token rings, coaxial cable for Ethernet and 3270 terminals, and phone wire as needed.
Until recently, Mellon's traditional choice for data transmission service has been on shielded twisted pair wiring.
Tenders are invited for Shielded Twisted Pair 4 Pair Enhanced Cat 5 Cable 305 Mtr Per Boxas Per Colours Blue,White Blue Orange, White Orange Brown, White Brown Green, White Green.