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    Default Running Cat5e with electrical wire.

    What is the rule for running cat5e next to electrical wire? Is there any for cat5e for network??
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    Default Re: Running Cat5e with electrical wire.

    Unless the electrical wire is shielded (like in conduit) I wouldn't recommend it. It might work and cause you no issues, but there's definitely a chance for interference and network errors...better to be safe than sorry, especially if it's a long or difficult run.


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