[vcf-midatlantic] Makin' Ethernet...

Tony Bogan thebogans at mac.com
Mon Jun 4 19:26:17 EDT 2018

> On Jun 4, 2018, at 5:34 PM, Jim Hart via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> I have a fresh box of gray cat 5 that was for a home project that never got
> done. I have the ends around here someplace or can get some in a day or
> two. I have the tools for either crimp or punch terminations.
> —Jim Hart
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 5:19 PM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> We need a bunch of network cables to wire up the museum PoE security
>> cameras.
>> I have not yet measured. My estimate is about 200 feet total for four
>> cables.
>> Two questions:
>> 1. Does anyone have a very long reel of cat 5 to donate? I prefer black.
>> 2. Does anyone have the RJ-45 ends and the tool/experience to terminate
>> the cables? (I used to know how, but it's been 17 years since I last did
>> it.)

I have a significant amount (several hundred feet at least) of white cat 6 in a box but I do not have any more ends. Used them all when I wired the house with cat 6 this past winter. I can drop the cable off this weekend in the morning before work if you're interested in it.


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