Outdoor rated cable?

camviewer43

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I've never brought outdoor rated ethernet cable before. Wondering where people get them from? The ones I see on Amazon seem no name brand, or I just haven't heard of them. I'm looking for maybe 30 feet without paying the Best Buy premium.

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my cable choice is Genesis (Honeywell), but normally available in 500/1000FT. You may look at Amazon for direct burial ethernet cable. If water/moisture elements are critical, look for “gel filled” cable (sticky, cleaning connectors is crucial). For such a short distance, have you consider pvc (1/2”) tubing for running regular cat5?
 

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my cable choice is Genesis (Honeywell), but normally available in 500/1000FT. You may look at Amazon for direct burial ethernet cable. If water/moisture elements are critical, look for “gel filled” cable (sticky, cleaning connectors is crucial). For such a short distance, have you consider pvc (1/2”) tubing for running regular cat5?
I haven't thought of that, I might do that for some places.
 

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I used True Cable. Got a 250 foot roll... way more than needed. Excellent quality. It is shielded.
Perhaps I would have gotten the unshielded... this cable is thicker than standard indoor Cat6.
I buried it inside PVC gray pipe, about a 50 foot outside run, the other length was under the house.Cable.png
 

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I'm going to use a regular cable for a potential outdoor long run and just hope for the best.. lol.
 

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