switch link

22:13 Nov 21, 2014
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English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
English term or phrase: switch link
Context: a brochure about warranty conditions offered by a manufacturer of cabling systems.
On one of the sections says:

‘’What is covered by the warranty?
Copper and Fibre versions of:

- Horizontal links (Patch Panel to Outlet)
- Cabinet links (Patch Panel to Patch Panel)
- Backbone links (Patch Panel to Patch Panel between communications room or area)
- MPO Optical Fibre installations (test in accordance with the details of the Fibre Optic Links section below.
- Copper harness or Switch Links (comprising of patch panel and solid or stranded patch leads)’’

I am not clear about the meaning of ‘’switch link’’. Is this a link with a (network) ‘’switch’’ i.e. a device that connects devices together on a computer network?
And is ‘’a harness link’’ a synonym for ‘’switch link’’? The ‘’or’’ might precede a synonymous /equivalent expression.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Grzegorz Mysiński
Local time: 07:17

3Commutation Link

Discussion entries: 3



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Commutation Link

switch link => Commutation Link

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Asker: Airmailrpl, thanks all the same

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Tony M: This is a quite different context (power) from the fibre-optic (signals) context in Asker's question. / I really don't believe it does; 'commutation' has a very special and quite restricted meaning in EN.
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  -> the references may be - but the suggested term works
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