cat 5 wire

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i've been using pre-made cat 5/5e utp pure copper stranded from monoprice for poe cams since i set up
a system just before registering here with no problems, reading thru the site and the wiki when i can i
wonder if i should rewire, my longest run is 1-100ft 2-50ft and 3-25ft runs on poe, most all the solid wire
is 1000ft spools then tools and terminals, put it simple, what would i gain ?
 

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i've been using pre-made cat 5/5e utp pure copper stranded from monoprice for poe cams since i set up
a system just before registering here with no problems, reading thru the site and the wiki when i can i
wonder if i should rewire, my longest run is 1-100ft 2-50ft and 3-25ft runs on poe, most all the solid wire
is 1000ft spools then tools and terminals, put it simple, what would i gain ?
If its working, why mess with it?
 

The Automation Guy

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The biggest issue with stranded wire is that you cannot use it to "punch down" connections (found on many patch ports). As long as you can work with the pre-terminated ends, you will be fine using that solution.
 
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