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    Hi Folks,

    I am looking for a long network cable - somewhere around maybe 150 feet...? Does anyone have one to sell? Are any of you set up to make a cable that length?

    Thanks!

    KaL

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    Default Re: Loooong Network Cable

    If you go to Sonic Northern you can get one made. I usually find that the max length out there is 100 ft.
    Go with Cat 6, it may be more expensive but it will allow for future bandwidth expansion.

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    Default Re: Loooong Network Cable

    Cat5 works up to 328 feet or 100 meters. If you can't find anyone to make you one let me know, I have a box of cat5 and ends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Cat5 works up to 328 feet or 100 meters. If you can't find anyone to make you one let me know, I have a box of cat5 and ends.
    Hey Shawn - pm sent!

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    I think I might have read that a local pawn shop on Queen street carries 100 foot cables for a decent price - is this true? Which store would it be? Sorry - just moved back to the Sault, and am not aware of any of the local pawn shops. After measuring, I realized I do not need 150 feet as mentioned above, just 100 feet.

    Any more suggestions?

    Thanks everyone.

    KaL

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    Default Re: Loooong Network Cable

    Yeah Kal. The pawn shop on Queen sells them.

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    Thanks Duffy - what is the name of the pawn shop? I want to look up the address. Can you tell me a store which it is near?

    Thanks!

    KaL

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalam View Post
    what is the name of the pawn shop? I want to look up the address. Can you tell me a store which it is near?
    Here you go....
    http://www.weblocal.ca/queen-street-...-marie-on.html
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    Disappointingly, that pawnshop is out of cables (which according to the gentleman on the phone sells for around $15 for 100 feet - wow!), and will not have any more in for a few weeks at least.

    Any other very reasonably priced local places to get my hands on 100 feet of network cable?

    KaL

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    Clockwork Computers is the only other place I know that sells the cables like that. If I were you, iI'd contact Shawn. He says he has a hole box full of CAT5 cable. I imagine it'd be reasonably priced too. Good Luck =)

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    Default Re: Loooong Network Cable

    You could try this place:

    http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2

    I purchase all my bulk 1000ft cable boxes and other network gear from Monoprice

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    Hey, 403, how much are the boxes??
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    Default Re: Loooong Network Cable

    1000ft boxes of Cat5e are about $78 each plus shipping and Cat6 1000ft boxes are around $115 plus shipping. I usually get them shipped to Pak N, ship or wiers across the river. Network cabling has gone up as the last box I got 2 years ago was around $50 for Cat5e...

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