Ethernet Cable Run Max Length

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CAT5
CAT5e
CAT6
Ethernet
Ethernet connection
Switches
Windos
What is the maximum cable length we can run from the switch to the desktop? What about from the patch panel to the switch to the desktop? Using cat 6? Is it different with cat 5 or 5e?

Software/Hardware used:
Windows, Ethernet, Cable
ASKED: September 27, 2010  6:24 PM
UPDATED: September 28, 2010  3:05 AM

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The standard for CAT5/6 states 100 meters.is the maximum length. The greater the length, the greater the toll of EMI.

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