Unit 4. Exercise 1. Cabling – Definitions

680 Words3 Pages
NT 1330 Unit 4. Exercise 1. Cabling – Definitions 1. Horizontal Cable - is building or campus telecommunications cabling infrastructure that consists of a number of standardized smaller elements (hence structured) called subsystems. 2. Backbone Cable - is the inter-building and intra-building cable connections in structured cabling between entrance facilities, equipment rooms and telecommunications closets. Backbone cabling consists of the transmission media, main and intermediate cross-connects and terminations at these locations. This system is mostly used in data centers. 3. Patch Cord - is an electrical or optical cable used to connect ("patch-in") one electronic or optical device to another for signal routing. 4. Connectors - is a device used to join electrical circuits and are also referred to as electrical connectors. 5. Conduit - a tube or trough for protecting electric wiring 6. Racks - is a metal frame used to hold various hardware devices such as servers, hard disk drives, modems and other electronic equipment. 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 – a tool that use to join together wires 10. Fish Tape - is a tool used by electricians to route new wiring through walls and electrical conduit. 11. Cable Toner – use to hold the cable together 12. Continuity Tester - is 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 twisted pair cable for carrying signals/ is a standardized cable for Gigabit Ethernet and other network physical layers that is backward compatible with the

More about Unit 4. Exercise 1. Cabling – Definitions

Open Document