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 Question by Ken Dawson posted 13 Mar 2006
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What are the standard for installation of catagory 6 network cable maxium length of a solid cable drop. Compare it to catagory 5
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 14 Mar 2006
Dear Ken,

They are very similar and the same care should be given. The biggest difference is in the termination. Some manufacturers are reinforcing a particular technique to insure that pairs do not cross over each other at the point of termination.

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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