Cat 5 to cat 3

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 Question by javier gonzalez posted 25 Feb 2003
 Cat 5 to cat 3
Hi :
Can I use Cat 5 to cable a conection into cat 3. I mean , I need to connect a switch and a router and both detect is a 100 mbps conection , how can I do to connect them at 10 mbps changing my cabling...
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 25 Feb 2003
Dear javier,

Won't work. The devices themselves define the speed, not cabling. Try to program the port if it's a good switch.

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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