Cat 5 extended run?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 18:31:47 MDT 2013


On 03/12/2013 11:59 AM, Steve Alligood wrote:
> the problem is that every one of these solutions will not be cheap.
> 
> If the cat5 is in conduit, I would pull fiber.  If not, I would scrap
> the cat5 and look into wireless, either point to point, or a small
> mesh around the neighborhood.  Companies like aruba networks, etc,
> are not too pricey. ;)

The conduit is only 1/2" I think he said.  Yes you can pull fiber
through, but it would have to be terminated after being pulled.  Are the
tools to do that actually within the realm of affordability for us
amateurs?


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