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Ethernet cables

I want to run an ethernet cable from my Sony BDP-S270 blu-ray player to the router in my basement, a distance of about 50 feet.
What type of ethernet cable should I use?

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Let's cover this a little from distance of 10/100BT cables.

The spec's give us 100 Meters so you are well inside the range of normal 10/100BT cables.

In short you can use a normal off the shelf 10/100BT cable.

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Ethernet cable

Thanks Bob

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That's the spec you should be most interested in while shopping, on the side of the package at least.

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Cat5e or Cat6 depending on your needs.

it depends on your nature of need i mean that if you need some common wire which performs usually good than Cat5e should be usable but if you want any good result than you can surely try Cat6 cables.

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