Back to the subject of Cat5e?

Steve Alligood steve at
Sat Mar 16 14:04:55 MDT 2013

I would suggest relatively cheap normal managed switches with a good weatherproof enclosure. It will cost a lot less in the long run, and keep later upgrade costs much lower.


On Mar 15, 2013, at 10:11 PM, "S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at> wrote:

> The question then is what is a good router/switch (up to a max of 8
> ports needed), to put in these outdoor enclosure boxes.
> The environment is coastal and there is a LOT of rain, but no other
> weather to speak of and the temperature is warm but not hot, 70-85f

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