cat5 to fiber

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 Question by bernie Yasinowski posted 24 Mar 2006
 cat5 to fiber
I have 2 buildings with cat5 cabling can I link the 2 with fiber optic cable and if so how
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 25 Mar 2006
Dear bernie,

Small question but a lot of variables and options, it's not that simple.

Overhead vs underground?
conduit vs. direct burial?
rodent protection?
distance between buildings?
Cat 5 cabling is not a protocol, what will be running across this link? What about in the future?

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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