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    Running ethernet

    I'm thinking of running an ethernet cable in my cold air return from my second floor to the basement. Any helpful tips on doing this?



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    Re: Running ethernet

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I'm thinking of running an ethernet cable in my cold air return from my second floor to the basement. Any helpful tips on doing this?
    Run extra, don't pull it tight and pay close attention to your termination points.


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    Re: Running ethernet

    Quote Originally Posted by khehr View Post
    Run extra, don't pull it tight and pay close attention to your termination points.
    This.

    You want to make sure you have enough pulled in case you mess up the termination - unless you have a pre-made cable. The twist in the ethernet cable is essential in the termination process, and if it's even slightly off your cable will not work.



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    Re: Running ethernet

    I bought this:

    75FT Cat5e 350MHz UTP Ethernet Network Cable-Monoprice



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    Re: Running ethernet

    Don't sniff the ether.


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    Re: Running ethernet

    I believe in the ether bunny.


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