Advantages and Disadv. of splitter FREE cabling and networking Helpdesk
 Question by Joe Lee posted 24 Jul 2005
 Advantages and Disadv. of splitter
Hi there,

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using splitter?
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 25 Jul 2005
Dear Joe,

There are many different types of splitters and your question was not specific.

Advanatge of CATV splitters is a single cable can serve mutiple devices; Disadvantage singal loss

Advantage of using a splitter on unshielded twisted pair cable to have both data and telephone on a single cable; disadvantage is cross-talk and interference between the services.

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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