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  1. CromeYellow

    Cat6 connectors worked but Cat 5e connectors did not for a Cat 6 cable that tested fine with both types plugs

    I described this issue here https://www.electro-tech-online.com/threads/cat6-cable-failure.155687/ where I found that my Cat 6 buriable, waterproof cable (about 230' long) had been severed by a rodent. Is there any difference between cat 5e and cat 6 RJ45 plugs for use with a Cat 6 cable? I...
  2. CromeYellow

    Cat6 cable failure

    (1) I laid a direct buriable what I thought was high quality Cat 6 cable over about 200 feet, worked fine for a couple weeks then suddenly failed. When I attach the tester to each end, the lights barely light up dimly except for #5 which flashes bright. I have attached new connectors to each end...
  3. Z

    Treadmill read data

    Hey guys, I have some treadmills at they gym and some of them have a RJ45 connector. Is it possible to connect to the treadmill and READONLY the data like heart rate/speed/distance and so on? Any hints in starting this side project? I believe that it might send some serial data through there...

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