Twinax trivia check (was Re: Is there such a thing as a 10GBase-T SFP+ transciever)
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Sun Feb 2 21:03:18 UTC 2014
These cables are most commonly known as "Direct Attach Copper SFP+"
On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > > 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.
> Rather specifically, Twinax refers to cable with 2 center conductors in
> it's foam or plastic insulator *both within the same shield* -- generally,
> I think always, a balanced pair.
> -- jra
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