Home wiring.

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Sun Jun 16 22:01:10 MDT 2013


640k should be enough for everyone!


On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 9:57 PM, Nathan England <nathan at nmecs.com> wrote:

> On Sunday, June 16, 2013 09:52:24 PM Bart Whiteley wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 9:10 PM, Hongyi Gao <hongyi_gao at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > It's called conduit
> > >
> > >> consider running the Ethernet cables
> > >> inside pipe, so that at some time in the future you can use it to pull
> > >> its replacement, whatever that will be. I haven't done this, so can't
> > >> vouch for how much extra work it will be.
> >
> > Does that really work?  Unless it's going in a straight line, I have a
> > hard time imagining pulling ethernet cables through conduit over any
> > non-trivial distance due to the aggregate cable-on-conduit friction.
> >
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> Also, the only thing to likely replace cat5e cable, unless you really want
> cat6, which is not necessarily faster, but certainly more expensive! is
> probably fiber. And I'd pay to see you replace your old aging cat5e with
> fiber
> by "pulling" it through your cables...
>
> Good luck with that!
>
> I don't see cat5e being replaced in home wiring systems for many years to
> come. FDI is just too expensive and not necessary for home use. 10Gbps
> nics in
> each room pulling HD movie rips from a central server would be overkill,
> which
> means it would last for years to come.
>
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