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CAT5 surge/lightning strike protection recommendations?
- From: R.P. Aditya
- Date: Tue Sep 13 16:27:03 2005
I have a bunch of cat5 buried about 1 ft below the surface connecting multiple
buildings on a campus (short runs) and lightning strikes nearby have caused
surges along one or more of the cables and burnt out switch ports. I would
like to protect the switch ports -- there seem to be lots of products on the
Anyone have recommendations (tested/practical is best :-)?
The APC Protectnet PNET1 and PRM24 seem quite nice and not too expensive --
if they work....pros? cons?