Gerhard Magnus wrote: > Wow, this is the first I've heard of these. > > I was looking at crossover ethernet cables on the Web and noticed they > were all fairly short -- 7' seemed about the maximum. > > Do they only work over such short distances? > The distance limits should be the same 100 meters as any other Ethernet cable. I suspect the short length is because they are commonly used with computers that are physically close together. > Is yellow their standard color? (I may have one lying around > somewhere... > I do not know if yellow is the standard color for them. All I can tell you is that all the ones I have used are yellow. On the other hand, I have a couple of standard cables around here that are also yellow. (I like blue ones better.) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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