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What is the technical term for the kind of cable that carries a TV signal?
April 15, 2016 1:02AM
There are two types of cable used for television radio frequency signals: 300 ohm twin lead flat cable and 75 ohm coaxial cable. The twin lead is typically used with a rabbit ears antenna and coaxial is typically used with roof top antenna or cable TV setups.
For television baseband video signals coaxial cables are usually used.
However for digital television baseband video signals these are
not adequate and special cables (e.g. HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort) are
used. These cables are typically many twisted pairs in a common