[rescue] Anyone need any three foot patch cables?

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Thu Jun 28 12:04:59 CDT 2007

On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 10:27:38AM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Sounds like it's the opposite of the situation I had at Cardima when I
> first started ... 72-port Asante hub and patch panel right next to each
> other.  They could quite happily have been wired with 3' cables.
> Instead, whoever put the setup together used only 14' cables.  Some of
> the cables were wrapped three complete turns around the cable guides on
> the hub.  Never mind tracing connections to the hub; you could barely
> even SEE it behind the arm-thick reams of CAT5.

I recently ordered a bunch of 1' Cat5 cables from monoprice, for the
purpose of hooking together my DSL "modem"/QoS box/Airport Extreme/
Gigabit switch/etc.  i got tired of having 7' cables bundled up to connect
equipment that's 3" apart.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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