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Cable segment and repeater spacing.

  1. Apr 8, 2013 #1
    Hi, ive read that the max length of UTP and STP cable segments is 100m? Does this mean that a repeater is required after every signle cable segment?
     
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  3. Apr 8, 2013 #2

    berkeman

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    You didn't say it, but you must be referring to CAT-5 or similar systems?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category_5_cable#Maximum_cable_segment_length
    For other network types, you can go much farther, but at lower data rates.
     
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