Twinax trivia check (was Re: Is there such a thing as a 10GBase-T SFP+ transciever)

joel jaeggli joelja at
Sun Feb 2 20:27:58 UTC 2014

On 2/2/14, 7:30 AM, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> On 2/1/2014 10:40 PM, Jima wrote:
>>   +1.  Cisco calls them Twinax, HP calls them DACs.  I don't know what
>> anyone else calls them as it hasn't come up in conversation for me.
> I thought "Twinax" was an IBMish MILSPEC term.

twinax could refer to a specific technology  or to the presence of dual
inner conductors e.g. in contrast to coax or triax.

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