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Comment Re:Use the Coax as a wirepull for the cat5 (Score 1, Informative) 608

It won't, no way, no how. The capacitance of the coax cable will screw the whole thing up. You'll get relfections and crosstalk *everywhere*. What you need is an old fashioned 10Base2 card designed for coax, you need terminators and you need to make sure the cable is of the right impedance.

Comment Expensive Lock, Cheap Casing (Score 1) 252

This is like having a bank vault, and investing thousands in an expensive lock - then placing that lock on the outside of the vault in a tin box. All they have to do is smash off the box and turn the knob behind it. There's a word for this: incompetence. I'm not sure why companies still put up with this kind of stupidity. Seriously, if a doctor pulled this kind of stunt he'd lose his license.

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