Boost connectivity with Cat5

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I know this is nt right but in a picnh for now this is what was done.

went about 270 feet in cat5 cable and terminated to a jack.

Then to a little 10/100 switch

then five 5 lines to more than 100 feet of more cat 5 to another terminated ends.

 

Well of course the speed on the network is slower

but ss there a way to boost the speed back up?

ASKED: February 15, 2011  6:32 PM
UPDATED: February 15, 2011  9:57 PM

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At least in the past with high quality shielded CAT5 cables I was able to maintain regular 100M speed around 500 ft. I would say from the original switchport that you are connecting 270 ft. of CAT5 cable have the port speed locked at 100M, instead of set to autoneg.

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Easiest answer is to put a switch at about the 150-200ft mark, as it literally regenerates the signals on the wires. Or maybe move the router closer?

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  • Jaymz69
    We will put a managable switch in soon but for now we have to wait...
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    Thanks for your suggestions
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