A device used to extend the length, topology, or interconnectivity of the physical network medium beyond the limits imposed by a single segment. Glossary
A type of hub used to join multiple LAN segments. When a segment exceeds its maximum allowable nodes, a repeater is often used to expand the network. See also segmentation.
A repeater, either standalone or connected to standard Ethernet cable, for interconnecting up to eight Thinwire Ethernet segments.
See hub .
In digital networking, a multiport repeater is an active device with multiple input/output (I/O) ports, in which a signal introduced at the input of any port appears at the output of every port.