What is an ethernet cable used for?

Answer An ethernet cable is a network cables which connects your PC/Laptop to your router and carries information back and fourth between the two as needed. The purpose of connecting it to your laptop wou... Read More »

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What ethernet cable is used to connect a device to a Ethernet crossover cable switch?

Your question makes no sense.There are patch cables (normal ethernet cables) and cross-over cables where the Rx pair at one end are connected to the Tx pair at the other.

What Ethernet Cable Should Be Used for a PS3?

PlayStation 3 allows you to play games over the internet, whether you have a DSL modem, a cable modem or a wireless router. Some PS3 users, particularly those who bought their system second-hand wi... Read More »

With the Arduino Ethernet shield how many of the twisted pairs in cat5 cable are used?

Ethernet uses 1,2,3 & 6, so the others are available.

What Is the Difference Between a Network Cable and an Ethernet Cable?

Computer suppliers often advertise "Ethernet cable" for sale. But what is Ethernet cable? Ethernet is the name of a set of standards for networking specifically related to the physical elements of ... Read More »