[Chugalug] Phybridge

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 2 20:19:56 UTC 2013


Quoting "Jeremy Gault, KD4NED" <kd4ned at gmail.com>:

> Long time lurker, figured it was time to post... :P
>
> Anyone out there had experience with this "Phybridge" product that
> supposedly provides Ethernet over a single wire pair?  Someone mentioned it
> to me as a possible solution for some VoIP installations, but I'm
> skeptical... I figure that Ethernet uses two pairs for a reason, and
> attempting to consolidate it into one pair might just be asking for
> trouble... much like trying to do single-pair T1's back in the day?
>
> Should I run, not walk, away from said product?
>
Let me preface my statements by saying this is what I remember, but I  
could be mis-remembering. :)
Theoretically, if I recall correctly, you can get 10Mb/Sec over a  
single pair, but for 100Mb/sec or higher you really need two pair,  
minimum. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong. :)


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