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 Question by thuy huynh posted 14 Jun 2002
 
what kind of cable is used for design a video conferencing systems?
What media is used for the backbone of this system?
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 18 Jun 2002
Dear Thuy,

It's a tough question to answer: the cable type greatly depends on what kind of network connectivity the video conferencing equipment is using. There were times when all video conferencing equipment run on ISDN. I guess, most popular connection nowadays is Internet, meaning that the local connection is most likely Ethernet.

I would suggest that you should be fine with CAT5E cable to the video conferencing unit in majority of cases.

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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