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

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Device Connectivity

Many interconnection technologies are used with automated home designs, including various types of communications cable, low-voltage wiring, and wireless systems. The following sections include the characteristics of each type of media used to connect the components of a whole home design.

Communications Cable

Table 12.1 includes the specification naming conventions and markings you will need to know for communications cabling used in the installation of automated home systems.

Table 12.1. NEC Markings
MarkingNaming Convention
MPPMultipurpose plenum [cable]
CMPCommunications plenum
MPRMultipurpose riser
CMRCommunications riser
MPGMultipurpose General-purpose
CMGCommunications General-purpose
MPMultipurpose
CMCommunications general-purpose ...

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