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Network cable issue

By vigneswaranponniah ·
Hi, I have a pro, please help to solve
When I try to connect 40 feet Cat5 cable,I get
limited or no connectivity, but when I reduce the distance to 10 feet everything is fine. How can I solve this Pl help
Thank you in advance

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environmental effects

by balge In reply to Network cable issue

hi
On Ethernet Cat 5 UTP should go 100m - barring environmental effects - any EMI, RFI etc in the area? High temp/humidity?
Is this UTP or STP - STP should do better - due to the shielding...
Is the cable genuine , new, and in good condition? How are you terminating cables?
cheers

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If you have a cable tester

by OH Smeg In reply to Network cable issue

Test the 40 Foot Cable.

If you don't have access to a Cable Tester replace the Lead.

I'm betting that the lead is faulty or if it is an internal one inside walls the places where it ends are not correctly connected.

Col

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