26.26. OCR GCSE (J277) 1.3 LAN hardware

In this video we take a deeper look at the hardware required for connecting a network. This includes network interface controllers (NIC), wireless access points (WAP), routers and switches. The differences between switches and routers are explained at a level suitable for GCSE. The different transmission media such as twisted pair (UTP/CAT) and fibre optic are also outlined.