What is 10 BASE 5?

Original commercially available variant of Ethernet. Data transfer can reach 10 Mbps via baseband transmission. System consists of coaxial cables with maximum length of 500 meters. Synonyms for 10base5 are ThickWire and ThickNet.

10 BASE 5: "10BASE5 standard is obsolete due to increased demand for high speed networking and lower price of next generation of Ethernet cables."

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