- Transmission rate: 10 MBit/s
- Max. segment length: 185 m
- Medium: Coaxial cable RG-58
- Cable impedance: 50 Ohms
- Connection: BNC connector, T-pieces
- Min. station distance: 0.5 m
- Max. number of transceivers per segment: 30
- Topology: Bus
Other common designations for 10Base2 are Cheapernet or Thin Ethernet.
The start and end of a segment must be terminated with 50 Ohm resistors. No more than four repeaters may be used between two stations.