[nSLUG] WIFI dongle for linux?

Baha Baydar bbaydar at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 22:57:32 ADT 2017


If you're looking for a deal on the tester you can't do much better than
this one:
https://www.primecables.com/en/p-309139-cab-ss35407-tester-network-cable-tester-crimping-tools-combo-for-rj-45-rj-11-primecables?utm_source=mainsite_banner&utm_campaign=PC_Flash_20170711

It's on sale for $10 until the 14th.

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:46 PM, Frank Geitzler <
frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Mike, before you rush out, you might want to check Amazon.ca at the
> following link:
>
> https://www.amazon.ca/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_4?url=search-
> alias%3Daps&field-keywords=rj45+crimper&sprefix=RJ45%
> 2Caps%2C166&crid=27HYMQLV3BOGV
>
> They have a number of crimpers listed for CAT5, CAT6, and if you scroll
> down a bit you will see the following kit... 32.99 with free shipping.
>
> Frank Geitzler
>
>    - [image: RJ45 CAT5, CAT6 LAN Network Tool Kit, Cable Tester and
>    Crimper + 50 Connectors Included.]
>    <https://www.amazon.ca/Network-Tester-Crimper-Connectors-Included/dp/B00E9FCSAC/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1499909936&sr=8-9&keywords=rj45+crimper>
>    RJ45 CAT5, CAT6 LAN Network Tool Kit, Cable Tester and Crimper + 50
>    Connectors Included.
>    <https://www.amazon.ca/Network-Tester-Crimper-Connectors-Included/dp/B00E9FCSAC/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1499909936&sr=8-9&keywords=rj45+crimper>
>    by STANZ
>    CDN$ 32.99
>    <https://www.amazon.ca/Network-Tester-Crimper-Connectors-Included/dp/B00E9FCSAC/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1499909936&sr=8-9&keywords=rj45+crimper>
>    FREE Shipping
>    *3.9 out of 5 stars* 49
>    <https://www.amazon.ca/Network-Tester-Crimper-Connectors-Included/dp/B00E9FCSAC/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1499909936&sr=8-9&keywords=rj45+crimper#customerReviews>
>    Tools & Home Improvement:See all 281 items
>    <https://www.amazon.ca/s/ref=sr_nr_seeall_9?rh=k%3Arj45+crimper%2Ci%3Atools&keywords=rj45+crimper&ie=UTF8&qid=1499909936>
>    -
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> On 2017-07-12 05:43 PM, Mike Spencer wrote:
>
> Ron Dewar <epiman46 at gmail.com> <epiman46 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> connectors and crimping tool can be purchased at RAE electronics in
> Burnside.
>
> Oh, well, good.  I managed to find it once before; I can do it again. :-)
>
>
> Home Depot may have similar, but you might have to buy a box of
> connectors.
>
> No Home Depot in Bridgewater but easier to get to from here than
> Burnside.  And I don't have any connectors anyhow.
>
>
> Do the job right, and terminate in a junction box, with a female
> socket (also from Home Depot).
>
> I have some female wall sockets, just omitted to say so to minimize
> details in a possibly ignorant question.
>
>
> I've never had a problem with home-crimped cat5.  Of course, I have
> had to re-do ones that I don't get right the first time, which is a
> little annoying.  But the connectors (male plugs) are pretty cheap
> at RAE, and the female connectors can be re-wired if you get them
> wrong
>
> All good.  I actually have the cable in place, partly in the weeds and
> partly inside buried 4" plastic pipe where it might get trodden on.
> Have put off snaking the home- and studio-ends because I didn't know
> how to terminate them.
>
> I could in theory do wifi 100' from studio to house.  It *does* work
> but intervening foliage and large amounts of cast iron and steel gear
> around the forge make it very intermittent and flaky.
>
> Thanks for the pointers,
> - Mike
>
>
>
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