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 Question by levent yalcin posted 14 Mar 2006
 Cat5e or Cat6 cable
We have a PC which is far away from the 100 Mbps switch about 135 m. Is it possible for this PC to work with cat5e or Cat6 cable.
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 14 Mar 2006
Dear levent,

It's possible (I would try cat 6) but the attenuation may make for lots of errors and retries. I think the ultimate solution (if putting another hub out there is not a good solution) is to run fiber and use media convertors at both ends.

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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