[Chugalug] Ethernet cable

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 01:11:38 UTC 2012

Thanks for the input everybody.  Pulls the trigger.

[That's me - straining at a gnat - spends hours considering which $5
ethernet cable to buy - owns no less than 5 different tablets...]

*- Chad W. Smith*

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 6:32 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>  And is Cat6 more reliable than Cat5?  I know I will never come close to
>> maxing out the speed of Cat5, since I'm not in GigCity. - Chad W. Smith
> On your home network, unless something is really broken you won't notice
> any differences. What I typically spend an extra buck or two on is nicer
> ends, there is are plugs that use 3 prongs that don't get loose from the
> wire easily, and there are retainers that kinda help get not get snagged.
> Not hoods, a design where the bendy tab part loops back.
> Every once in a while, I find a high quality very flexible small-ish
> ethernet cable with good ends that I stash in my laptop/travel bag...
> And someone seems to always like it more than I do and borrows it.
> Permanently.
> But at $5.. Buy two.
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