Originally Posted by biferi
So the number 10 meens 10 Mbps and the T meens Twisted Pair cable and if it says 5. instead of 5. it meens the CAT. 5. cable??
no. 5 is the range. 10 is the 10 mbps, T means Twisted Pair, and 5 means 500 meters. 500 meters is the maximum effective length of the cable before it starts to loose packets.
btw the "base" in 10baseT means that it is used in baseband networks instead of broadband.