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10Base2

Ethernet standard

  • 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.