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    Re: A good use for old Cat5!

    So I just finished my first pair (lol, procrastination). Hopefully it doesn't blow anything up at home.
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    Re: A good use for old Cat5!

    yah, I understand Cat5 and all that jazz, I'm just an odd case of computer nerd and not electronics oriented at all. :)

    So what I'm going to basically do is take TP of Brown/Brown White cables,...
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    Re: A good use for old Cat5!

    Hm.. and maybe this would've destroyed me, but I was under the impression that after stripping the 4 wires (stripes), you'd then twist up all of the exposed wiring together, and then solder that, and...
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    Re: A good use for old Cat5!

    Thanks a lot Luke. I had already started doing the RCA braid thing. I'll have to junk the wire and start over. Certainly not a huge idea. I'm going el-cheapo for my first few times around, just to be...
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    Re: A good use for old Cat5!

    I was going to go to my local fry's electronics to pick up the shrink wrap and ends. So using this cat5 method w/ the signal/ground info, as long as you do say... solid -> signal and stripe -> ground...
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    Re: A good use for old Cat5!

    Yes, another necro post for this, but I just came across it and decided to give it a shot. I've got my first 3 cat5 strand braided together and the wires stripped. My question, awful as it probably...
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