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10Base2 (10Base-2 or 10Base2 Thin)
10Base2, also called Cheapernet or ThinNet, is a 10-Mbps baseband Ethernet specification using a 50-ohm thin coaxial cable. 10Base2, defined in the IEEE 802.3a specification, has a distance limit of 185 meters per segment. 10Base2 is based on Manchester signal encoding transmitted over a thin coaxial cable.