Is DSL-524T (D-Link - ADSL modem router) support CAT 6 network cable ?

Posted on 2007-07-22
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I'm using DSL-524T (D-Link - ADSL modem router) and CAT 5 and CAT 6 network cable. When I bought CAT 6 cable (30 Meter) I did get any connection but with old cable working fine, I connect CAT 6 to our company network, It is working fine but when I connect this CAT 6 cable to my ADSL modem router is NOT working (No light No connection), Is DSL-524T (D-Link - ADSL modem router) support CAT 6 network cable ?
Question by:muhammadSalem
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Expert Comment

ID: 19543239
Generally speaking - yes. It's that the cat6 plugs are a bit wider, and on some cases don't fit right. Why do you need cat6 for a DSL router?

Author Comment

ID: 19543483
Dear Ezaton :

I just bought it because it is faster and I did not know that my router not support 1 GB, But when I changed the (Speed & Duplix) settings "In my PC network card" from (Auto) to (100 Full Mb), Now it is working fine :)
Thank you very much for trying help me.

Best Regards

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ezaton earned 375 total points
ID: 19543784
First, you don't need cat6 for 1Gb/s - cat5e is good enough.
Second, failure to sync on auto might point to a problem. It might be that failure to sync can be caused by cable problems. Forcing speed can hide a problem.

Well, if it works for you, great.

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