Cat 5e - Stranded or solid?


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Old 04-16-04, 10:23 PM
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Cat 5e - Stranded or solid?

When wiring a home for voice and data, which should one use, stranded or solid? Also is one better for one application then the other?

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Old 04-17-04, 03:59 AM
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Solid is easier to use to punch down. Stranded works better for patch cables, because it survives flexing better. I would buy one kind and use it for everything. There is no performance difference between them. I used solid.

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Old 04-17-04, 05:05 PM
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Thanks for the info. That's what I thought.
 
 

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