What is cat5 wiring?

Answer Cat5 is shorthand for Category 5 cables, commonly referred to as Ethernet cables. They are used to maintain wired connections for high-speed Internet usage. Cat5 cables are being replaced by Cat5e ... Read More »

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How was the first house electrical wiring and telephone wiring put in how did the light switches work?

The oldest wiring I have run across is either knob and tube or cleat wiring. The wires did have insulation (rubber had already been invented) and the were supported off the wood frame of the house ... Read More »

What Is a Cat5 Cable?

Cat5 is a cable used for ethernet cords to connect computers to the Internet or local networks. The cable can be identified by its blue color and its appearance, which is similar to a phone cable,... Read More »

How to Set Up a Cat5 Cable?

Highly intensive Internet applications require the most reliable connection possible. Wireless networking is convenient because it requires no additional effort or materials to set up, but it is su... Read More »

What is Cat5 wire used for?

Cat5 cables are used for connecting a cable or DSL modem to a computer. They are also used for networking computers through a server. The maximum speed of a Cat5 cable is 1 gigabyte per second.Refe... Read More »