Ethernet Networking through walls

By jjangl337 ยท 4 replies
Nov 29, 2003
  1. im getting a new comp soon and im planning to go with ethernet im connecting 2 comps to 1 router to a cable modem in my downstairs office im planning to send a 100ft or 50ft cat-5 line upstairs... i was just wondering where i can find info on how to get a cat-5 line to my room through the walls of my house to me this sounds very confusing and not worth the trouble but of ne of u have tips or arcticles online? i seem to not be able to find ne
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    with an electric drill you make the holes where necessary
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You can get away with smaller holes if you use plain cable and crimp it after running the cable through.
  4. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    or if you can't be bothered, get a home wireless networking kit. they are more expensive but probably better for the home, unless you have a small office home office setup like a room which has several computers networked in it, like me. otherwise, if your machines are in like the kids room and the living room, or something, maybe you should consider wireless.
  5. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    There is also a solution called homeplug that I duscussed in this thread.

    That might be something to look into as well.
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