O'Reilly logo

HTI+ Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams HTO-101, HTO-102) by Max Main

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Network Physical Devices

HTI+ Residential Systems objective 1.3 states that the test taker should have knowledge of the physical products associated with residential networking. Examples of these products include

  • Wireless access points

  • Computers

  • Printers

  • Residential gateways

  • Network-enabled devices and appliances

In this section, you will gain an understanding of the characteristics and physical features of the basic components of a home network system.

Wireless Access Points

The access point is the key component of a wireless network. The name access point is referenced in the IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN standard. It acts as a bridging device between a wireless computer network and a wired Ethernet network, as illustrated in Figure 1.16. It has antennas, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required