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Computer Science - Class 12
Chapter 11 - Data Communication

Write any two difference between twisted paircable and coaxial cable.

 

Answer:

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Twisted Pair Cable

Co-axial Cable

  • In this cable, wires are twisted together , which are surrounded by an insulating medium and an outer layer.  
  • It has a copper wire at the core of the cable which is surrounded by an insulating material, which is further surrounded by an outer conductor. This outer conductor is wrapped in a plastic cover.
  • Low bandwidth
  • Higher bandwidth than Twisted pair cables.

 

Additional Points:

 

Twisted Pair Cable

Co-axial Cable

  • Very Inexpensive
  • It is expensive compared to twisted pair cable.
  • Attenuation is very high
  • Attenuation is low.

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Write any two difference between twisted paircable and coaxial cable. Answer: TWISTED PAIR CABLE vs COAXIAL CABLE Twisted Pair CableCo-axial CableIn this cable, wires are twisted together, which are surrounded by an insulating medium and an outer layer. It has a copper wire at the core of the cable which is surrounded by an insulating material, which is further surrounded by an outer conductor. This outer conductor is wrapped in a plastic cover.Low bandwidthHigher bandwidth than Twisted pair cables.Additional Points: Twisted Pair Cable Co-axial Cable Very Inexpensive It is expensive compared to twisted pair cable. Attenuation is very high Attenuation is low.

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