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Help deciding best network options ofr garage/office

I am converting my garage into an office and want to design the most logical way to route my data? [more inside]
posted by silsurf on Sep 2, 2014 - 3 answers

Strange ping response..?

I have a home networking question! About my home network! Read more about it, after the break. [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Jun 7, 2012 - 17 answers

In-Wall Ethernet? Woo-hoo!

Ethernet ports in every room, but none of them work. The brains of the system which is in the wall of a closet is a Square D Multi-Link Structured Wiring System. How do I find out how it's set up and how do make it work as it should? [more inside]
posted by cgomez on Sep 15, 2011 - 20 answers

I've got ethernet ports in my house and I don't know what to do?

So I have ethernet ports in every room, and I'd like to somehow hook up the internet to them. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by petah on Jan 30, 2010 - 15 answers

How do you troubleshoot a cat-5 drop?

How do you troubleshoot a cat-5 drop? [more inside]
posted by Loto on Dec 14, 2009 - 16 answers

Help me show him the truth

Help me convince my friend of a basic networking truth. He sent me an e-mail saying he was assigning static IPs to all the devices on his home network so the signal would be stronger. More details inside: [more inside]
posted by arniec on Aug 21, 2008 - 21 answers

Bridge that Gap!

In a similar vein to a previous question of mine, after successfully tackling that problem, I am now again trying to 'bridge that gap'. This time a neighbouring house in our community would like to be wired up for internet. [more inside]
posted by dance on Apr 7, 2008 - 2 answers

Painting Cat5 Cable?

Do I need to do anything special to apply latex paint to cat5 cable or to coax cable tv cable? Do I need primer or anything of that sort?
posted by cm on Jan 31, 2008 - 3 answers

Help me not make a fool of myself

I'm wiring my first network patch panel tomorrow! Any tips, suggestions, things to avoid? I'm also having trouble finding a good wiring diagram. [more inside]
posted by fvox13 on Sep 20, 2007 - 8 answers

I don't want to have Monster Cable nightmares!

AVFilter: Can I extend HDMI over CAT5? No baluns or fancy equipment - just copper, baby! [more inside]
posted by ostranenie on Sep 5, 2007 - 5 answers

How do I wire a network socket with 2 ports?

If i want to install a network socket box in an office, each with 2 ports, how do I wire it? [more inside]
posted by chillmost on Jan 22, 2007 - 20 answers

A $100 Cat5 tester?

Please recommend a cat5/RJ45/network cable tester to troubleshoot existing wiring. [more inside]
posted by Kwantsar on Jan 4, 2007 - 9 answers

Telephone over Cat5: Is it possible without voip?

I'm setting up some telephone lines, and well, I really don't want to lay more wires than I have to. So this is the deal, I've got five telephone lines, and three telephone (rj11) jacks. We've just installed wifi, and so a number of unused ethernet cables. Is it possible to buy an adaptor that will allow me to use a cat5 cable to send plain old telephone over them? [more inside]
posted by Freen on Jun 21, 2005 - 11 answers

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