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arttd
10-14-2012, 09:20 PM
I have a bunch of P16's coming in this week that I'm going to run directly off of the Ultranet port on my X32 for now. Does anyone know if CAT5e Shielded is a requirement? Of will regular unshielded CAT5e / CAT6 work? I have almost a full spool of unshielded CAT6, and a ton of shielded ends and Ethercons laying around, but I'll need to order up a spool of shielded cable if that's a requirement. The available online documentation seems a bit contradictory on this topic. I'm guessing shielded is required, but I'm just hoping someone who actually has a 100+ foot Ultranet run in service can comment.
Thanks All!

Brian Jarrett
10-15-2012, 09:44 AM
I used unshielded 5e for about a 90 foot run to a P16D from the x32 and there is no problem. I wouldn't expect there to be unless you are running parallel with some cable carrying voltage. In my case, the power cables were all in conduit.

arttd
10-15-2012, 02:37 PM
celttechie wrote:
> I used unshielded 5e for about a 90 foot run to a P16D from the x32 and
> there is no problem. I wouldn't expect there to be unless you are running
> parallel with some cable carrying voltage. In my case, the power cables
> were all in conduit.


Thanks for the info, celttechie.
In that case, I think I'll try unshielded since I have it on hand anyway.