0 Replies Latest reply: Aug 16, 2011 3:56 PM by zacsmith RSS

What is 10base5

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10Base5 is an Ethernet term meaning a maximum transfer rate of 10 Megabits per second that uses baseband signaling, with 5 continuous segments not exceeding 100 meters per segment.

 

10 base 2 and 10 base 5 are terms used to describe coaxial cables.

 

10 is the speed 10 mbps
base- signalling(baseband)
2 or 5 denotes the max lenght that can be used. 200 meters or 500