Yeah...talk about CREATING revenue for yourself...YOU decided to use that
connector, and now YOU are going to charge me through the YANG to use them.
It's like the mafia offering us 'protection'.  But you know...I wouldn't go
so far as to add the transvestite option...I have my limits and you'll just
have to trust me as to why or where or with whom & whatnot. ;)

Maybe a living snake...

Mark Nash
Network Engineer
UnwiredOnline.Net
350 Holly Street
Junction City, OR 97448
541-998-5555
541-998-5599 fax
http://www.uwol.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mac Dearman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 10:55 AM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] EtherAnt - Outdoor Ethernet Splice


> You are a fine guy Mark! Thanks a million.
>
> I agree that YDI ought to have been be shot down, stripped and dragged
> through town naked behind a 4 wheeler with a New Orleans transvestite
> dancing on the back for the prices that they have charged for that
> fitting.    Really just for using that fitting :-)
>
> Mac Dearman
> Maximum Access, LLC.
> Authorized Barracuda Reseller
> MikroTik RouterOS Certified
> www.inetsouth.com
> www.mac-tel.us
> Rayville, La.
> 318.728.8600
> 318.303.4227
> 318.303.4229
>
>
>
>
>
> Mark Nash wrote:
>
> > For those of you who are needing to transition away from Terabeam
> > products with the round, 6-conductor outdoor connector to a standard
> > RJ45, I have found my plan to do it.  I'm going to make pigtails that
> > will connect to that connector.
> >
> > If you don't know, the connector is made by SwitchCraft, their EN3
> > Mini Weathertight Series.  Since the beginning of the EtherAnt product
> > line, YDI/Terabeam has been charging extreme amounts for these cables
> > ($50 for 25-foot cable, $100 for 75-foot...go figure on that one-it's
> > just some extra outdoor cat5 cable so where's the cost? I told Mr.
> > Young 4 years ago that it was unethical to charge that much for the
> > longer lengths.)  So we bought about 5 cables in the beginning then
> > found the connector and have been making them ourselves ever since,
> > saving about $40 per 25-foot cable.
> >
> > Problem is that while they DO make a crimp connector, it's not meant
> > for conductors as small as a cat5 conductor.  So we solder them onto
> > the cable on the spool...either in the truck at the install or at the
> > shop.
> >
> > Well I've digressed...the point is that there is an in-line
> > weathertight RECEPTACLE to this plug.  So I'm going to make pigtails
> > with them and use them when I swap out the EtherAnt products.  They
> > also make a bulkhead "Panel Mount" receptable.
> >
> > Even though they are 'weathertight', we still tape them.
> >
> > I get the plugs from the vendor I use the most, StreakWave
> > http://www.streakwave.com.
> >
> > You can get them at Digi-Key http://www.digikey.com.
> >
> > Here are the SwitchCraft part numbers that I use:
> >
> > Plug: EN3C6M
> > In-line Receptable: EN3L6F
> > Panel Mount Receptacle: EN3P6F
> >
> > I've attached a pin-out image for cat5 cable into the PLUG for making
> > the CPE cable.  RECEPTACLE would obviously mirror this.  This pin-out
> > is standard amongst all YDI/Terabeam/Now Proxim products that use this
> > plug.
> >
> > These two products together will make the 'Outdoor Ethernet Splice
> > possible as well, but soldering on a ladder is no fun.  I'm trying
> > another product for that (discussed on this list a week ago or so).
> >
> > Mark Nash
> > Network Engineer
> > UnwiredOnline.Net
> > 325 Holly Street
> > Junction City, OR 97448
> > http://www.uwol.net
> > 541-998-5555
> > 541-998-5599 fax
> >
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