ethernet cable outside

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  1. wese007

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    im planning on running some ethernet cables on the out side of the house,is this ok to do,or could the weather have an affect on it,any ideas please
     
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    cheers steve,shop told me it would be ok to run the one i got,but i had my doubts,tell you ought to buy it i guess,

    cheers buddy
     
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    i have run a standard 30M network cable outside for three years now without problem go for it
     
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    ive laid it all now,through the ceiling,under floorboards,worked out easier than i feared.
     
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    No point buying the heavy duty stuff when the cable remains accessible, if running 100 meg you have two spare pairs anyway!! Just make sure that where it enters the building is well sealed up, especially if running straight through the wall into the back of a socket, and that you drill so that water cannot come in (ie. drill "downhill" from the inside) if passing it through an outside wall.
     

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