Ethernet cable

  Dumble452 10:05 26 Jun 04
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Can anyone tell me what sort of ethernet cable I would need to extend the ethernet connection from my cable modem to my computer and how long a cable I would be able to use? Would there be any significant losses and would this adversely affect broadband performance?

  billyliv 10:22 26 Jun 04

Hi, You can buy Cat 5 Ethernet cables in varying lengths very cheaply. Length of cable doesn't come into home computing unless you live in a massive mansion. Cheers, Bill

  Dumble452 10:23 26 Jun 04

Should it be straight through or cross over?

  billyliv 10:25 26 Jun 04

Hi, Straight through. Cheers, Bill

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