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RJ45 Cable Extension

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Damonc, Jan 5, 2002.

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  1. Damonc

    Damonc Thread Starter

    May 9, 2001
    Is it possible to extend a RJ45 CrossOver Cable, using an old serial cable?
    - Yes both cables have the same amount of wires.

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  2. SavvyLady


    Oct 14, 2001
  3. Rockn


    Jul 29, 2001
    You could do it if the continuity were correct and the connectors were pinned right. CAT5 is built to a certain spec tho and has a certain number of twists per inch to keep signal loss to a minimum. Just go uot and buy 100 feet of CAT5 cable for whenever you need it. A good crimper and cable tester is a must as well.
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