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How to determine quality of network patch cables

Last response: in Networking
February 16, 2010 11:38:25 AM

we are looking to purchase some patch cables and the price varies quite a bit. does anyone have any experience with patch cables of poor quality and good quality that you can share?

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February 16, 2010 1:57:36 PM

Check the quality of the connectors and how well the wires have been stripped and crimped. Price alone isn't always a quality criteria. You could also make your own.
February 17, 2010 4:16:55 PM

if this is for at home, get whatever has anti-snag ends. If a more professional setting, make your own.
February 24, 2010 2:55:02 PM

Best answer selected by Don Skinner.