Let me first say, I'm a total newbie to networking... Okay, got that out of the way.
I've run cat5e 94 feet thru my basement. When I connect each end of the cable to a Fluke DSP-4000 Network Analyzer it tells me that Return Loss failed (RL and RL @ Remote). If I drill into the details on the analyzer it says that pair 3,6 failed and the others all passed.
I'm running this from one end of the basement to the other end and up thru a wall. On more than one occasion it crosses next to power lines. However, I don't think there's any way for me to avoid this... Is that what's probably causing the issue? Should the fact that 3,6 failed and the others all passed lead me to some conclusion and course of action?
Thanks in advance for any help you all can offer...
June 30, 2008 2:43 AM
July 12, 2008 7:07 PM