Max Length for a cable Tags: Connection Computers Cable Networking Last response: March 28, 2001 4:12 AM in Networking Share Anonymous March 28, 2001 3:28:36 AM I'm gonna use a crossover cable to connect two computers but they fairly far away from each other. Does anyone know what's the max length for the cable without affecting the transfer speed at all? Thanx for ur help More about : max length cable Anonymous March 28, 2001 4:12:31 AM An Ethernet cable (cat-5), by specification, can be used up to 100m between any two devices. This goes for straigh-through or cross-over cables. -------- I have not yet begun to procrastinate. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources IDE ATA133 cables - whats the max recommended cable length? Forum Extend vga cable to dell monitor. Max length? Forum ATA100 max cable length? Forum max ide cable length Forum Max cable length for IDE? Forum SolvedFan cable length Forum Solvedpower cable length question Forum SolvedWifi router do not detect LAN cable with increased length Forum SolvedSeaSonic M12II 850 Cable Length Forum SolvedWired Ethernet Cable Length Limitation Forum SolvedHdmi cable length Forum SolvedSata 3 Cable Length? Forum SolvedMaximum length of RCA cable? Forum PSU cable length worries Forum SolvedQuiet powersupply (modulair) max Length: 140mm 450/500watt Forum Silverstone Milo ML05 max length on expansion card? Forum Extending the length of a coaxial cable? Forum SolvedHDMI Cable Length Forum SolvedCat6 cable length limit Forum SolvedCat 6 cable maximum length Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !