Definitions for "CABLE ASSEMBLY"
Fiber optic cable that has connectors installed on one or both ends. General use of these cable assemblies includes the interconnection of multimode and singlemode fiber optical cable systems and optoelectronics equipment. If connectors are attached to only one end of the cable, it is known as a pigtail. It's connectors are attached to both ends, it is known as a jumper.
A piece of cable that has been terminated with one or more connectors.
A wire or set of wires that are terminated at the ends with contacts and connectors to establish an electrical connection between 2 points. Harnesses, Coilcords, DIN, Crimp, IDC, Ribbon and D-Subs are some types of cable assemblies. ( Find out more)
A completed cable and its associated hardware.