[Novalug] 8 pair or 12 pair Cat5e cables
jerrywone at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 09:04:55 EST 2010
Why not go up to fibre?
for less bulk, higher bandwidth and interference
not to mention wiring a house / building is a long term
On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 8:43 AM, Nick Danger <nick at hackermonkey.com> wrote:
> On 12/19/2010 11:44 PM, Jay Hart wrote:
>> Looking to start wiring the house up. For many of the rooms I want to install
>> 2-3 ports. Instead of running 2 or 3 separate cat5e cables, thought I would
>> see if I can find one cable that has 8 or 12 pairs of wire and separate out on
>> the ends and terminate.
>> I am looking at buying a 1000ft roll of this type of cable.
>> Has anyone used anything like this, and/or do you know where I could procure
>> this item. I have found one place that sells 25 pair cable by at $600+ for
>> the roll that is out of my price range.
> I have never seen 8 or 12 pair cat 5. I have only seen the 50 pair and I
> don't even think that is rated since its usually telco interconnect
> class. My suggestion is to pull multiple wires, and color code them. You
> can get Cat5e in some crazy colors these days, so if you have to pull 3,
> pull 3 and make each a different color :-)
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