Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

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Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by syn_dox » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:05 pm

I recently bought a ethernet cable from amazon, not synology

The problem is that the data transfer speed is considerably slower

Can someone please tell me where I can get the one that came with the box?
DS212+ 2 x 3TB WD Red

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Re: Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by rgarjr » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:43 pm

any cat 5E or cat 6 should do the task
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Re: Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by syn_dox » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:38 am

rgarjr wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:43 pm
any cat 5E or cat 6 should do the task
The thing is that the item's description says cat 7
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Re: Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by Squozen » Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:46 am

Cat 7 is a better spec than 5e or 6, but if you bought a cheap cable from a no-name Chinese supplier you may have gotten a dud. I’d recommend Monoprice if you’re in the US.

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Re: Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by syn_dox » Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:08 pm

Squozen wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:46 am
Cat 7 is a better spec than 5e or 6, but if you bought a cheap cable from a no-name Chinese supplier you may have gotten a dud. I’d recommend Monoprice if you’re in the US.
But it clearly didn't achieve better result, rather it achieved worst results
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Re: Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by telos » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:44 pm

syn_dox wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:38 am
rgarjr wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:43 pm
any cat 5E or cat 6 should do the task
The thing is that the item's description says cat 7
What description? DS212+ has Ethernet 1000Base-T. Cat 5e/6 should be fine as suggested.
Last edited by telos on Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Ethernet cable for the DS212+?

Unread post by Squozen » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:49 am

syn_dox wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:08 pm
Squozen wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:46 am
Cat 7 is a better spec than 5e or 6, but if you bought a cheap cable from a no-name Chinese supplier you may have gotten a dud. I’d recommend Monoprice if you’re in the US.
But it clearly didn't achieve better result, rather it achieved worst results
Read the rest of my post. You must have a bad cable.

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