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Re: RCA via Cat5 Cabling
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2018, 01:12:40 PM »
Hi Pwatts,

That is actually a very good idea too.  Thanks.  Will give that a bash too. 

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Re: RCA via Cat5 Cabling
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2018, 09:24:39 AM »
OK so don't know whether this was such a good idea.  Not getting any sound through this setup.

The concept is so basic - cant imagine I'm doing something wrong.

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Re: RCA via Cat5 Cabling
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2018, 10:06:03 AM »
You need to check continuity and look for any shorts between signal and ground



On open circuit it will display 0.00
On a short it will display 0.02 or thereabouts  (0.02 of one ohm).  A 10m length of UTP will give about 2 or 3 ohms continuity per conductor

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Re: RCA via Cat5 Cabling
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2018, 10:29:15 AM »
Im starting to think it might be less PT to just use decent coax or advance my separate stereo amp plan lol

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Re: RCA via Cat5 Cabling
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2018, 10:30:21 AM »
I can accept maybe either left or right not working due to a finger error.  But both seems suspicious.