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An Easy Fix For Broken Ethernet Plugs

Postby sunnyd » Sat Jun 12, 2010 9:08 am

http://www.pcworld.com/article/198431/a ... ?tk=hp_new

Have you ever broken the connector on an Ethernet cable, but didn't want to go out and buy a replacement? If you only have one or two broken cable heads, it's probably not worth it to find a crimper and new RJ45 connectors. This quick, clever, and inexpensive hack from Instructables makes quick work of repairing a snapped Ethernet connector with a razor, cutting pliers, and two cable ties.

I kinda thought this was a good FYI solution/easy fix worth passing on.
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Re: An Easy Fix For Broken Ethernet Plugs

Postby tmc » Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:52 pm

The thing is, unless there is tension on the plug, it won't come out unnecessarily.. on latops.. most likely your using wifi, on desktops.. your not moving the equipment around.. but good fix. Sometimes you can find ethernet cables for virtually free for time to time that can be added to an online order (that you were going to make anyways) which is an equally as valid fix.
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