Closed Ethernet cable max distance effective Tags: VPN DSL Modem Ethernet Card Cable Computers Networking Last response: April 28, 2010 11:02 PM in Networking Share doublejack November 16, 2009 2:30:22 AM I would like to operate a DSL computer about 400 feet away from the modem. What is the likelyhood of success?? More about : ethernet cable max distance effective Anonymous November 16, 2009 9:57:14 AM Not good since the maximum length on CAT6 cable is 330'. ntadmin101 November 17, 2009 2:35:09 PM doublejack said:I would like to operate a DSL computer about 400 feet away from the modem. What is the likelyhood of success?? Make two segrments. Plug a long ethernet cable into the dls router and then into a small ethernet switch, plug one more cable into the switch and run it to your machine. Related resources Ethernet connection over 120 metre distance - Forum Maximum effective distance of ethernet ? - Forum Maximum distance between House and Tap for cable internet - Forum Is networking speed affected by length/ distance of cable running? - Forum Long distance cable - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ntadmin101 November 17, 2009 2:37:09 PM PS, try to make the two ethernet cable lengths about half the total distance so that the signal on the line doesn't suffer attenuation, and make sure it isn't directly near any power supplies or lamp balasts. Anonymous April 28, 2010 11:02:43 PM This topic has been closed by Fihart Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUsing DSL modem to transmit longer distance instead of Ethernet Forumregarding maximum cable length for 100 mbps Ethernet ForumEthernet requirement for Data rate:100 Mbps, Distance :2-3 km ForumLinkSys WRT54GS and Power Over Ethernet ForumEthernet hub/switch powered from PoE ForumLimitation for cable internet?does it work if the distance of router a ForumEthernet cable , software & ISA questions ForumWhat type of Ethernet cable should I use? ForumMax ethernet cable length ForumWhat is the purpose of a gigabit ethernet switch? ForumPrices per cable pull or per location? ForumRouter Setup ForumAsrock ethernet controller problem!!! ForumIs a Gigabit ethernet controller good enough for a 15 meg internet connection ForumDownload Integrated 10/100 Fast Ethernet pavilion dv6000 More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !