Longest. Ethernet. Ever.

Jeff Nyman Jeff.Nyman at caselle.com
Wed Mar 1 07:27:58 MST 2006

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From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org]On Behalf Of
Dave Smith
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 7:19 AM
To: plug at plug.org
Subject: Longest. Ethernet. Ever.


>What's the longest Cat5e cable you have run from your ethernet switch to 
>a computer? I have a link that may require about 200 meters, but I know 
>that 802.3 says 100 meters is the max. Repeaters of any kind are, 
>unfortunately, not an option for this installation. Can I increase the 
>distance by getting a GigE switch?


Fiber? Maybe?

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