Media Types & Transceivers

Most Common Media types:
1. Copper – UTP/STP.
2. Multi Mode Fiber – Less expensive fiber.
3. Single Mode Fiber – Use for longer distances across multiple area.

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Fibermed
MMF – Multi Mode Fiber

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Transceiver

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Small Form-Factor Plugable Speed
1. SFP & SFP+ – Support up to 10g speed
2. QSFP – Supports 40g speed
3. TwinAx – Recently used. Less expensive copper cable capable doing 10g speed.

sfpcopThis SFP module supports copper media.

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