10base5

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10base5 definition

networking
An Ethernet network cabling specification operating at ten Mbps, "baseband" (as opposed to radio frequency), and with a maximum single cable length of 500 metres. This is normally carried on RG8 cable.
Compare 10base2, 10baseT.
(2002-06-17)

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