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 Question by Michael Barry posted 26 Jul 2000
 Degrading Signal, I think
I ran some cat5e network cable not too long ago that seems to have a highly degrading signal. Unfortunateley I cannot afford to get a really good network tester to see why the signal is degrading, but I was hoping I could get some suggestions. When transfering files to the computer itself the transfers are pretty bad something like 30k/s. I have followed all of the standandards that I have found in order to prevent this and I have run the cable twice. If you have any suggestions on how to figure out what is wrong I would be grateful. Thank you!
 Answer by Roman Kitaev posted 31 Jul 2000
Hi, Michael!

Take a look at the following link:

In addition, check that there is no strong EMI sources in proximity to your links.

For solving EMI problems, please refer to our "EMI Guide" in Documents section.

Best regards
Roman Kitaev, RCDD

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