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Cat 6 cable

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August 8, 2010 9:45:59 PM

Hello,
How many feet the cat 6 can run through

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Anonymous
August 8, 2010 10:33:34 PM

Try Googling it ! Replies seem to vary, so find the one which most closely matches your setup .
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August 9, 2010 7:50:56 PM

It depends on your setup.

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The maximum allowed length of a Cat-6 cable is 100 meters (330 ft) when used for 10/100/1000BASE-T. This consists of 90 meters (300 ft) of solid "horizontal" cabling between the patch panel and the wall jack, plus 10 meters (33 ft) of stranded patch cable between each jack and the attached device. Since stranded cable has higher attenuation than solid cable, exceeding 10 metres of patch cabling will reduce the permissible length of horizontal cable.

When used for 10GBASE-T, Cat-6 cable's maximum length is 55 meters (180 ft) in a favourable alien crosstalk environment, but only 37 meters (121 ft) in a hostile alien crosstalk environment such as when many cables are bundled together. 10GBASE-T runs of up to 100 meters (330 ft) are permissible using Cat-6a.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category_6_cable
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