+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 16 to 20 of 20
Wired Networks Thread, Cheap Coloured Patch Cables in Technical; Originally Posted by synaesthesia Maplins are cracking value, at 5.49 each for 0.5m patch leads. What sort of f...... muppet ...
  1. #16
    rad
    rad is offline
    rad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Middlesex
    Posts
    2,471
    Thank Post
    333
    Thanked 307 Times in 235 Posts
    Rep Power
    109
    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Maplins are cracking value, at 5.49 each for 0.5m patch leads.
    What sort of f...... muppet would ACTUALLY think that was good value for money.
    The one who cant yet connect his PC to a router to check on the internet for best prices.

  2. Thanks to rad from:

    plexer (25th March 2013)

  3. #17

    HarryMonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Bedford
    Posts
    1,120
    Thank Post
    54
    Thanked 210 Times in 160 Posts
    Rep Power
    171
    Less than 30p each from Bluepoint.

  4. #18

    synaesthesia's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Northamptonshire
    Posts
    5,880
    Thank Post
    575
    Thanked 998 Times in 770 Posts
    Blog Entries
    15
    Rep Power
    461
    Careful, those cheap ones are CCA cables from Bluepoint, not copper.

  5. #19
    Koldov's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    505
    Thank Post
    101
    Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
    Rep Power
    39
    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Careful, those cheap ones are CCA cables from Bluepoint, not copper.
    How do you know the difference?
    Do they have to mark it as such?
    I presume so, but doubt they would as nobody would buy them!

    Kol
    Last edited by Koldov; 25th March 2013 at 01:44 PM. Reason: ass | u | me ===> pres | u | me

  6. #20

    synaesthesia's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Northamptonshire
    Posts
    5,880
    Thank Post
    575
    Thanked 998 Times in 770 Posts
    Blog Entries
    15
    Rep Power
    461
    Yes they are clearly marked on their site they are CCA cable. It would be down to the knowledge of the end user whether they use them or not. Quite a bit of cabling in our place is CCA and although we've yet to have a problem, it wasn't specified by us and we certainly wouldn't choose it + we've asked the people involved not to use it in future.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. cheap patch cables?
    By reggiep in forum Hardware
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 31st May 2012, 09:10 PM
  2. Coloured USB cables
    By dhicks in forum Hardware
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 9th October 2008, 12:40 PM
  3. FREE Fibre Patch Cables
    By sidewinder in forum Hardware
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 7th July 2007, 04:34 PM
  4. Where do you get your patch cables.
    By Kyle in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 29th May 2007, 06:14 PM
  5. Patch cable suppliers?
    By tosca925 in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 31st January 2007, 11:50 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •