You want to run data over the same length of coax that is being used for TV?
From: Junior Gillespie [mailto:junior dot gillespie at gmail dot com]
Sent: Thursday, 30 March 2006 3:59 a.m.
To: Mark Phillips; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall and coax ethernet
The problem is though that the only option I have available is coax as it is
already in the MTU and is used for Directv service for the clients. This is
why I'm looking for a solution comparable to Corinex or Ready-Links.
Thanks to all,
On 3/29/06, Mark Phillips <g7ltt at g7ltt dot com> wrote:
> Hold on a minute,
> Satellite TV coax is 75 ohm. You need 50 ohm cable for 10base2. If you
> really must use coax then a roll of RG58 is readily available from
> most ham radio stores for not much. They may even have the 50 ohm
> BNC's to go with it. You'll also need terminators and some sort of hub
> affair to make multiple runs.
> In this day its probably more expensive to use coax. When cat5E raw
> cable is only $60 for a 1000 feet box why not just use CAT5?
> Mark, G7LTT/KC2ENI
> Randolph, NJ
> Danny Puckett wrote:
> > Have you considered a 10base-2 to 10base-t media converter? We
> > still have some coax at our warehouse where we just convert them at
> > each end.
> > http://www.omnitron-systems.com/products/4320_10t2_flexpoint.php
> > Danny Puckett
> > Senior Systems Engineer
> > ComResource Inc.
> > 614-221-6348 x23
> > CISSP, MCSE:Security, Security+, CCNA, CNA
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Junior Gillespie [mailto:junior dot gillespie at gmail dot com]
> >>Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 1:36 PM
> >>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> >>Subject: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall and coax ethernet
> >>Hello everyone,
> >>I'm going to be using m0n0wall as a firewall solution for
> >>Multi-Tenant Unit (MTU), and am currently investigating solutions
> >>available for the existing coax wiring. The building is wired with
> >>coax from a Directv dish. Thus far, the following solutions I have
> >>available are Corinex AV200 CableLAN Adapter, Ready-Links Coax
> >>Adapter, and CableRAN. They all have some pros and cons, but I still
> >>believe there may be a better solution available that will allow me
> >>to provide data services over the coax at a lower cost. Anyone
> >>have any experience in these products/solutions or recommendations?
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