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|German term or phrase: Kupferdoppelader 2 Draht und Kupferleitung|
|wiring for Internet connections. What is the exact term for these?|
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copper pair, two-wire, copper wire
Kupferdoppelader (communcation cable) - copper pair
(Kupferdoppelader is another term for Kupferadernpaar)
Zweidraht (telecommunications) - two wire ...
Kupferleitung is a bit more tricky - I assume Kupferdraht(leitung) is meant, and that would be copper wire
All my relevant references (Siemens, Ernst, Routledge, Ferretti) are silent on the term "Kupferleitung"; however, since the context is wiring for internet connections (networks?), I'd say that copper wire is a safe choice.
Ferretti, WB Elektronik, Datentechnik und Telekommunikation, 2nd ed.
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copper twisted-pair / copper wire
In the computer world almost all wires are twisted (wound around each other) and "twisted pair" is a standard term for copper data transmission wires. This term also includes that strange "2 Draht"-thing in your context. I believe the source got jumbled.
The copper is actuallly not needed, as all transmission (with the exceptioon of optical fibre) and almost all electrical wires are made of copper. Optical fibre cables cannot be twisted.
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