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    Cheap Coloured Patch Cables

    Does anyone know of a supplier for cheap coloured patch cables? The best price we have found is 52p (ex Vat) from Comms Express for 1 Meter cables of any colour.

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    Won't get much cheaper than that to be honest! Cheapest otherwise we found was the xenta stuff from ebuyer at 56p.

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    We use Comms-Express here too, cheapest we've found.

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    50p at kenable.co.uk (cheaper if you buy more) not many colours tho

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    I paid 55p for .05m excel patch leads, I've had ome of the comms express ones and think they're horrible too stiff and springy.

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    I just made a patch lead this afternoon, was a long run. The only cable I had was shielded solid core, now that was stiff and springy

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    That's a VERY good price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadams10 View Post
    Does anyone know of a supplier for cheap coloured patch cables? The best price we have found is 52p (ex Vat) from Comms Express for 1 Meter cables of any colour.

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    45p at millsltd.co.uk

    Matt.

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    42p for 10 or more from cpc.

    Steve

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    Quote Originally Posted by saundersmatt View Post
    45p at millsltd.co.uk

    Matt.
    Must admit most of my leads come from Mills as they are usually the cheapest around

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    Thanks for all the suggestions, we now need to decide how many of each colour we need.

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    Is this Cat6 stuff?

    Update us please when you get them, quality etc.

    I'd like to do this for all the VLANS in my switch room, but as it's seen as cosmetic there is little or no budget available

    Kol
    Last edited by Koldov; 21st March 2013 at 12:47 PM.

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    We've used comms-express and fruity cables in the past. Fruity cables do as small as 25cm Cat5e cables for 29p+VAT which are handy when you set your cabinets out like this...
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    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.
    Last edited by synaesthesia; 22nd March 2013 at 12:00 PM.

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    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 kind of person who would go to currys and spend £80 on an HDMI lead

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