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4 years ago#1
My wireless adapter doesn't work (tried it at my friends house and it didnt work and I tried his adapter at my house and it did work). I have been using a 50 ethernet cord to connect to xbox live but now we got Comcast internet so we had to move the router and now the cord doesnt stretch, I need like 10 more feet and I have a 12 foot cord. My question is, is there like an extension cord type thing for ethernet cables? thanks,
4 years ago#2
You can use an ethernet coupler but diehards may advice to instead just get 100 foot cable or a 75 foot cable instead, it may be a cleaner connection. The extra distance isn't going to slow anything down.
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4 years ago#3
http://www.cat-5-cable-company.com/faq-cat5-coupler.html

Something I found on the matter.
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4 years ago#4
In the setup at my old apartment, I had to run a 100' ethernet cable down the stairs and around the living room to my roommates xbox. It was hardly noticeable along the baseboard.

Check sites like Monoprice.com and eBay for a cord that long under $10
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4 years ago#5
IIRC Monoprice is not the place to buy ethernet, it's over priced. I do like Monoprice, but not for ethernet.

Amazon usually has ethernet for cheaper.
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4 years ago#6
I have never bought cables from monoprice, but I've checked it out and many people around these boards like it.

The eBay seller I used for the 100' Cat 5e and a 6' HDMI was CablesOne. I cant find them, but here are 100' Cat 5e cables in every color for $7.50 shipped.

http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=100+ft+ethernet&_sacat=See-All-Categories

or you can get the flat Cat 6 for about double that.
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4 years ago#7
I like Monoprice for HDMI and for AV cables.
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