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Sat, Sep 12, 2020 4:00 PM

Ethernet cable

I am having problems with the WiFi connection on my smart TV. It is the TV and not the network. I want to connect an Ethernet cable. I will have to purchase a longer length. Is there any difference in the color of the cables? I want to get a black one. Will this be okay to use with the router I rent?

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You want to use a cat5e (or higher) labeled cable no matter the color.

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@djs124 wrote:
I am having problems with the WiFi connection on my smart TV. It is the TV and not the network. I want to connect an Ethernet cable. I will have to purchase a longer length. Is there any difference in the color of the cables? I want to get a black one. Will this be okay to use with the router I rent?

Color does not matter with Ethernet cables.  Although, sometimes the cables might be 'crossover' and not 'straight through' which are for special use and might be a different color.  Just make sure it is a 'straight through' cable which is the default unless labeled otherwise.

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Thanks Joe!
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Thanks for your reply.

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