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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...
 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.

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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