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Offline scuzzy

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Network Cables
« on: Apr 23, 2003, 06:26 AM »
Yesterday I went to Best Buy to pick up a LAN cable. I needed to extend the ethernet cable between my cable modem and computer. When I arrived, I was bewildered by the choices. There was Cat5e, FastCat5e, Cat6e, Patch, LAN, Network, Twisted vs. Double Twisted pair, Snagless, Cross Over, etc. As I stood there looking at my choices, the thought "Huh?" went through my head several times. I finally walked out with a cable suggested by one of the "experts", but I was still bewildered by the seemingly endless choices.

If anyone cares to explain all the wonderful options, I thought it would be an excellent addition to our Tutorial and Reference.

« Last Edit: Nov 18, 2003, 08:53 AM by Scuzzy »
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« Reply #1 on: Apr 23, 2003, 12:04 PM »
This might help.
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