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Did You Know You Can Do These 4 Things with an Ethernet Cable? (Video)

Every office and network is filled with Ethernet cables. To the average worker, they’re a contribution to a mess behind a computer or in a server room, but a necessity for fast and reliable internet or network access. To an experienced IT pro, specifically those who specialize in networks, though, Ethernet cables are more complex than that and offer some interesting functionality.

This video from Tinkernut offers some insight to the Ethernet cable. Starting with a brief overview of how these office essentials work, the video also provides four clever hacks for an Ethernet cable. If you’d like to learn more about these, have a watch. If you think you already know everything there is to know, then definitely check this out to see if you can learn something new.

Note: The video also states that Ethernet cables are going obsolete, which sparks some colourful debate on its YouTube page. Would you agree?

2 thoughts on “Did You Know You Can Do These 4 Things with an Ethernet Cable? (Video)

  1. Although not widely available and with few supporting networking hardware options, Cat currently offers the highest-specification Ethernet cables you can buy. Although the transmission speed is no different than that of Cat 7, Cat cables offer a more than 50 percent improvement in overall bandwidth, which in certain settings may be useful. They are far more expensive than any other options though, and so they should only really be considered in very niche cases.

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