Interest Check: Belden Thicknet 10base5 Ethernet Coax
paulkoning at comcast.net
Fri Feb 2 15:51:57 CST 2018
> On Feb 2, 2018, at 4:35 PM, Tony Aiuto via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Interesting. Count me in for 20'. I would want to pick up at VCF east.
> These people have taps, but no transceivers.
> Has anyone found the right terminators?
It's simply a good quality 50 ohm terminator, coax type, with a matching connector. If you use standard 10Base5 conventions, the connectors are Type N male, so you splice pieces together with F-F type N barrel connectors, and you terminate with female type N 50 ohm terminators. If you can't find female terminators, a male terminator plus a barrel will of course serve.
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