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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