why haven't ethernet connectors changed?

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Thu Dec 20 19:43:04 UTC 2012


On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:20 PM, Michael Thomas <mike at mtcc.com> wrote:
> So why, oh why, nanog the omniscient do we still use rj45's?

Because they *work*.

How much trouble do we have with USB or HDMI connectors coming loose?

Also, RJ45 is around the minimum size where you can hand-terminate a
cable. How would you go about quickly making a 36.5 foot 8 conductor
cable with, say, micro USB ends?

Regards,
Bill Herrin

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