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Ethernet Quick Guide by Javvin Technologies, Inc.

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Frequently Used Ethernet Glossary

4B/5B

A block encoding scheme used to send Fast Ethernet data.

10BASE-T

10 Mbps Ethernet system based on Manchester signal encoding transmitted over Category 3 or better twisted-pair cable.

10BASE2

10Mbps Ethernet system based on Manchester signal encoding transmitted over thin coaxial cable. Also called Cheapernet or ThinNet.

10BASE5

Original 10 Mbps Ethernet system based on Manchester signal encoding transmitted over thick coaxial cable. Also called ThickNet.

10BASE-F

10 Mbps Ethernet system based on Manchester signal encoding transmitted over fiber optic cable.

10BASE-FL

10 Mbps link fiber optic implementation.

10GBASE-S (R or W)

Multimode fiber with 850 nm laser transceiver at bandwidth ...

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