Objective 2.8: Wiring Distribution


Objective 2.8: Install components of wiring distribution

Vertical and horizontal cross connectsEdit

Patch panelsEdit

66 blockEdit

A 66 punch block.

A 66 block has a maximum 16 MHz Category 3 signaling compatibility.

110 blockEdit

An 110 punch block.

A 110 block a maximum 100 MHz Category 5 signaling compatibility.

MDFs (Main Distribution Frames)Edit

Unshielded twisted pair (copper) and optical fiber distribution frame.

IDFs (Intermediate Distribution Frames)Edit

25 pairEdit

25-pair, 50 conductors.

This is a cable from a telephone company's lines containing 25 twisted pairs that is then punched down into a 66 block (see above).

100 pairEdit

This is a cable from a telephone company's lines containing 100 twisted pairs that is then punched down into a 110 block (see above).

Demarcation pointEdit

Demarcation point extensionEdit

Smart jackEdit

Verify wiring installationEdit

Verify wiring terminationEdit

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