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Re: [SLUG] [ot] Using telephone wiring for networking?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] [ot] Using telephone wiring for networking?
- From: Richard <linuser@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:49:52 +1100
depends if its CAT 3 (most common cable used) or CAT 5 (most new installs have this)
CAT 3 info here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat-3
CAT 5 info here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat-5
In short if its CAT 5 yes 100Mb/s can be done if its CAT 3 your restricted to 10Mb/s
Telephone cable used in the home is CAT 3 normally and older installs will be CAT 3.
On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 17:07 +1100, Richard Hayes wrote:
I have seen claims that normal twisted pair telephone can work up to
Has anyone had any experience with it in the real world?
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