[EMS Discuss] Ethernet spool
Mon May 20 16:43:46 PDT 2013
I have successfully installed Ethernet face plates in two houses and the
country fair. I have all the tools if you want to borrow them for a
short while. ;-)
You can get cat 5 for under $100 for 1000 feet but I probably have 100
feet or so on an old spool that you could use if you like. Or, here are
This is the higher end stuff but notice that cat 6 is now cheaper than
cat 5, and is better for PoE applications.
Home depot / jerrys has great prices on face plates but astronomical
prices on keystones so I get those off the internet. However they don't
fit as well so I hot glue them in which takes a few more seconds.
Ben Hallert wrote:
> Hiya! I need to run an Ethernet cable from a downstairs room to an upstairs one and will need a bunch of cable (haven't measured yet but guessing>50ft).
> Can anyone recommend an inexpensive local source of cable/faceplate/connectors? Last time I did this I had a Fry's....
> - Ben
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