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Can both RG-6 and RG-11 cable on the same network?

Published date: 16 August 2019

Issue:
Mixing RG-6 and RG-11 cables on the same network.

Product line:
All products that support S908 remote I/O, 984, Quantum, M580

Environment:
Network

Resolution:

Yes. It is recommended if you are in a noisy environment or have a long run that you use RG-11 Cable. When this practice is used it is OK to user RG-6 as your Drop cable. RG-6 is less rigid and easier to work with in a cabinet and does not put as much stress on the RIO head or drop module. You can not mix RG-11 and RG-6 on a trunk line, use one or the other.



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