How do I direct connect PCs with Cat5 cables?

Answer Cat5 Crossover CableUse Cat5 crossover-type cable to connect the two computers. Cat5 crossover usually has a yellow coat rather than the blue of most regular Cat5. Both the plug and the jack look l... Read More »

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How do I connect two CAT5 cables?

Join two lengths of CAT5 cable together with an Ethernet coupler. An Ethernet coupler is a small connector unit with an RJ-45 jack on each side. Plug one end of a CAT5 cable into one side of an Eth... Read More »

What is the major difference between patch cables&the installed cat3 or cat5 cables?

Patch cables are designed for flexibility and are composed of stranded copper conductors. CAT-3 and CAT-5 are typically solid cables, which are designed for use in longer runs through walls and cei... Read More »

What cables are needed to Connect a plasma tv to direct tv?

It really depends.. I had Comcast for about 5 years and decided to switch to DirecTV about a year and a half ago.. I absolutely love it! DTV has the priced locked in while Comcast only has the "6 m... Read More »

Can I connect two computers with Cat 5 cables?

You can connect two computers together using a cat 5 cable by creating a direct connection in Microsoft Windows. Just plug in each end of the cat 5 cable into the Ethernet/LAN card of each computer... Read More »