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HP ProCurve 5400zl Installation And Getting Started Manual: Cabling And Technology Information; Cabling And Technology Information Specifications

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Cabling and Technology Information

Cabling and Technology Information Specifications
Cabling Specifications
Twisted-pair copper
Twinaxial copper
Multimode fiber
Single mode fiber
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A mode conditioning patch cord may be needed for some Gigabit-LX and 10-Gigabit LRM installations. 
See
"Mode Conditioning Patch Cord" on page 4
Note on 1000BASE-T Cable Requirements. The Category 5 networking
cables that work for 100BASE-TX connections should also work for
1000BASE-T, as long as all four-pairs are connected. But, for the most robust
connections, you should use cabling that complies with the Category 5e
specifications, as described in Addendum 5 to the TIA-568-A standard (ANSI/
TIA/EIA-568-A-5).
10 Mbps Operation
Category 3, 4 or 5, 100-ohm unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) or
shielded twisted-pair (STP) cable, complying with IEEE 802.3
10BASE-T specifications.
100 Mbps Operation
Category 5, 100-ohm UTP or STP cable, complying with IEEE
802.3u 100BASE-TX specifications.
1000 Mbps Operation
Category 5, 100-ohm 4-pair UTP or STP cable, complying with IEEE
802.3ab 1000BASE-T specifications—Category 5e or better is
recommended. See Note on 1000BASE-T Cable Requirements
below.
CX4 cables
Twinaxial cables complying with IEEE 802.3ak 10GBASE-CX4
specifications.
Direct attach cables
One-piece devices consisting of a cable with SFP+ connectors
permanently attached to each end, complying with SFF 8431 SFP+
specifications.
62.5/125 m or 50/125 m (core/cladding) diameter, low metal
content, graded index fiber-optic cables, complying with the
ITU-T G.651 and ISO/IEC 793-2 Type A1b or A1a standards
respectively.
9/125 m (core/cladding) diameter, low metal content fiber-optic
cables, complying with the ITU-T G.652 and
ISO/IEC 793-2 Type B1 standards.
for more information.
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