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Re: [Shop-talk] running ethernet wires

To: Mark Andy <>,
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] running ethernet wires
From: Steven Trovato <>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 12:31:14 -0400
I have done this and it is basically what you said, buy cable 
connectors, crimper, etc.  It's not brain surgery, but it does pay to 
be careful to make reliable connections.  I found this site useful 
regarding the actual 

-Steve Trovato

At 12:18 PM 4/7/2009, Mark Andy wrote:
>I need a higher speed network connection from my office (where my 
>'server' pc lives) to the living room (where my PS3 lives) to stream 
>video, etc.
>Is there anything magical or to watch out for in terms of running 
>ethernet wires, or is it a trip to Lowes/HD to buy some ethernet 
>cable, some connectors / baseboard plates, and a cheapo crimper?
>Even if I get energetic and run wires to other rooms, I'm probably 
>going to be running < 10 wires.
>I know I need switches etc. to connect to the network. I'm fine with 
>that stuff.  Its the "how do I connect an RJ-whatever connector to 
>the ethernet cable and what spec ethernet cable do I want" part I 
>could use some advice on, if its not going to be obvious at Lowes/HD.
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