Types of LAN cables

Describe the types of LAN cables which are used? Also describe the term Cross cable.

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The various types of LAN cables which are in use are: Cat 5 and Cat 6.

‘Cat 5’ can support 100 Mbps of speed and ‘CAT 6’can support 1Gbps of speed.

Cross cable: It is used to connect similar type of devices devoid of using a switch or hub in such a way that they can communicate.

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