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foiled shielded twisted pair (F/STP)

The F/STP cable, Foiled Shielded Twisted Pair (F/STP or FSTP), is an improved version of the STP cable. It has two different shields: The four pairs of wires have braided shielding and the entire cable

is surrounded by foil shielding made of aluminum foil. The double shielding - foil for the entire cable and braiding for each individual wire pair - improves the cable characteristics. The F/STP cable is also available without wire shielding, in which case it is called F/UTP.

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Englisch: foiled shielded twisted pair - F/STP
Updated at: 09.10.2018
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