ArcNet and the Pursuit of Multiple Topologies

From: Derek Peschel <>
Date: Mon Oct 15 15:20:45 2001

On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 11:18:10AM -0700, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> 10BaseT can use CAT-3 or better. 16mbps Token Ring needs CAT-5 or
> better. 100Base-TX needs CAT-5 (including CAT-5 jacks!) Don't recall
> what 100Base-T4 needs (uses more than 2 pairs in the cable to lower the
> required per-pair-bandwidth).

Now I'm thinking that the "T" in "10BaseT", "100BaseT4", etc. and the T in
the line capacities "T-1", "T-2", etc. are the same thing. Is that true?

(No, you didn't mention the line capacities, but something clicked in my
mind anyway.)

And is there a "10BroadT"? :)

-- Derek
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