Nt1310 Unit 4 Exercise 1

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Daren Dingwall 10-14-2013 NT1310 Unit 4. Exercise 1. CablingDefinitions 1. Horizontal cable- A type of inside cable designed for horizontal use in non-plenum areas. 2. Backbone Cable- Backbone cabling is cabling that supplies telecommunications access between different areas in a facility or complex 3. Patch Cords- is an electrical or optical cable used to connect ("patch-in") one electronic or optical device to another for signal routing. 4. Connectors- a thing that links two or more things together. 5. Conduit- tube or trough for protecting electric wiring. 6. Racks- framework, typically with rails, bars, hooks, or pegs, for holding or storing things. 7. Punch-Down Blocks- is a type of electrical connection often used in telephony. 8. Consolidation Points- Location where disparate consignments are collected to be shipped together to their final destination. 9. Crimpers- To press or pinch into small regular folds or ridges 10. Fish Tape- is a tool used by electricians to route new wiring through walls and electrical conduit. 11. Cable Toner12. Continuity Tester- an item of electrical test equipment used to determine if an electrical path can be established between two points; that is if an electrical circuit can be made 13. Category 5e/6 cable- is a standardized cable for Gigabit Ethernet and other network physical layers that is backward compatible with the Category 5/5e and Category 3 cable standards 14. Binder Groups- Cable pairs are typically arranged under the cable sheath in binder groups 15. Hybrid/ Composite Cable- An assembly of two or more cables (of the same or different types or categories) covered by one overall sheath/ An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals. 16. Pulling Cables17. Wavelengths of Light- the distance between two

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