Question by <!=firstname.lastname@example.org_stop><!=fname>FYH<!=fname_end> <!=lname><!=lname_end> posted 26 Mar 2006
| Maximum distance of CAT5e and CAT6 for IP Cameras|
|<!=question>I have an IP camera which is 250 meter away from my switch. Is Cat5e good enough to make this connected or do I need Cat6? or is it not possible? Thank you.<!=question_end>|
Answer by <!=answered>Joseph Golan<!=answered_end> posted 26 Mar 2006
The limitation of either category 5e or 6 (regardless of the type of device is 90 meters as a link or 100 meters as a channel. For 250 meters, I would check with the manufacturer of the camera for their recommendations.
Joseph Golan, RCDD
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