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TimCA Posted - 09/08/2014 : 2:20:59 PM
As I look through amazon for Cat5e and or Cat6 wire I see a cost difference for different brands. Does brand really matter or is this the "Monster Cable" mark up in affect? Also I was talking to a satellite installer and he was saying that quad shielded RG6 is over kill. Tour thoughts and input is welcome....

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Tim
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techcanada Posted - 12/21/2016 : 09:21:41 AM
If you are doing for your home, quality does not really matter much but totally avoid cheap know off as they have low-grade copper. Monster Cable pricing is an overkill, so buy accordingly.
stusviews Posted - 09/08/2014 : 3:43:01 PM
FWIW, I just packed up and will be returning a cheap 50' cable. The modular connectors do no fit snug enough, connection gets lost.

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