Network Cable Shootout - Belden, Commscope, Hikvision, Honeywell, NavePoint CCA, Windy City Wire

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Dec 17, 2018

Every IP camera install needs UTP cabling. But how much of a difference is there between dirt cheap generic cables found online and the bigger, better-known brands claiming increased performance and/or labor savings?

network cable shootout

To find out, we bought 12 boxes of Cat 5e and 6 cabling from six manufacturers, pulling multiple runs with each and testing them to standards with Fluke's DSX-5000 cable certifier. Included in this test:

[Note: The new December report adds Commscope, who was not included in the original November report.]

Inside, we answer these questions:

  • Who ranked best, average, and worst?
  • Did the cables pass certification tests?
  • Where did they fail, if at all?
  • Which offered the greatest headroom over minimum compliance?
  • How does solid copper compare to copper clad aluminum?
  • How easy was the cable to pull from the box?
  • How flexible was the jacket?
  • How easy to strip was the jacket?
  • Did twisting/bending deform the cable?
  • How did cable box features and usability vary?
  • Are all of the cables UL/ETL or other test lab listed?
  • Where is each cable made? (China vs Mexico vs USA)
  • How does pricing compare?

***** ** ****** ******* ***** *** *******. *** *** **** of * ********** ** ***** ******* **** ***** ******* ****** found ****** *** *** ******, ******-***** ****** ******** ********* *********** and/or ***** *******?

network cable shootout

** **** ***, ** ****** ** ***** ** *** ** and * ******* **** *** *************, ******* ******** **** **** each *** ******* **** ** ********* *********'* ***-**** ***** *********. ******** ** **** ****:

[****: *** *** ******** ****** **** *********, *** *** *** included ** *** ******** ******** ******.]

******, ** ****** ***** *********:

  • *** ****** ****, *******, *** *****?
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  • *** ******** *** *** ******?
  • *** **** ** ***** *** *** ******?
  • *** ********/******* ****** *** *****?
  • *** *** ***** *** ******** *** ********* ****?
  • *** *** ** *** ****** **/*** ** ***** **** *** listed?
  • ***** ** **** ***** ****? (***** ** ****** ** ***)
  • *** **** ******* *******?

[***************]

Network ***** ********

***** ** *** *****, ***** **** ****'* ***** *** * cables ******** *** **** ******* *****, ***** *********'* *** **** copper **** ******** ***** ****** ************* ** *** ********* ******, with ******** ********* ******.

****: ***** ** ****** ******** ********* *** ** *** *** 6 ***** **** *********, ******, *** *** ******* **** **** added ** *** ******** ******. ********* ********* ** *** *** half ** *** ****** ******, ************* *********, *********, *** ******* CCA ******* ** ****** ***** ***** **** **** *** ******. The ******** **** ***** ****** ************* **** ****** ********, ******* the *** ****** ******** *** ***** ** * ******* *****.

network cable rankings

** ****** *** *********** *********** ******* **** *** ***** ** this *****:

Ranking *******

***** **** **** ******* ******* *** **** ***-****** *********** ** certification **** ***********, **** *******, *********, *** ***********, ** **** as *****-*** ******** *** ***** ** ******, ***** ****** ** the ***-*****, ********** ** ***** ********** *******.

****** ***** ***** ** ***********, ******/********* ************, *** **** ** pulling, *** **** *** ******* *** *** ******* ********* **** Windy **** (******** ***** ******, ****** ********, ***.) ***** ****** Belden *** ********* **** ***** ************* ******* *** ******* **** other ********.

** *** ****** ** *** ********, ******* ****** **** ******** cables ***** **** ** ***-**** ****** ********* ********* ***** ** nearly ***** ****, **** *********** ******* ** **** *** ** and * ************* ***** ** *** ********* *** *********** *****, with ***** *** ************, **** ** ***** *******, *** ***** drawbacks *** **** ** ***** ****** ******.

***** *** *** ******* *** *** *** * ***** ******:

cat 6

***** *** *** ******* *** *** *** ** ***** ******:

cat 5e

Cat **/* ************* *****

** ****** *** ****** ***** ******** ********** *** ** ******** distances ** ***** ** ******* ******** ******* **** ***** ********. We ****** ***** *********:

  • **', ******* ** ******** **** ** ***** ****** ** *********** stores
  • ***', ***** ** ***"*******" ****** ** **** ***** ****
  • ***', *** ******** ******** *** ***** *** ** *** ***** still ******* ************* ********* ** *********

************, ** ****** ***** ******** *********** *******:

  • ****/****
  • ****/***** *****
  • ******* ****/***** *****

***** *** ****** ** ***' ** ****** ******** *** ***** tension, *******, *** ***** ********* ** **** ***** *****, **** tested ****** ******* **** ** ***' *** ******* **' ******* and *********.

Copper **** ******** ***** *** *****

*** ****** **** ******** ***** *** *** **** *** *** 5e ** * ************* ***** ** *** ***** ***** *** combination ** ************ (***** *****, ****, ******* ****). ******* **** made ** *********** *** ****** ** ******* ***** ******, *** the ****** ****** *** *** ****.

1

*** ***** ****** ****** ************* ******* *****. *******, ***** *** notable *********** ** *********** ******/********, ********* *****.

Headroom **********

***** *** **** ***** ************* ****** **/* ************* *** ****** provided ****** ******* ** ********.

*** *******, ******* ** ******** ** ******** * ******, ********* and ********* ********* ********* ** *** ****** *** ***** **** ~150' *** ~***' *******. ********* ****** ************* **** ******* ** headroom, ****** ******* ***** **** ******.

** ********, *** ****** **** ******** ***** ***** ******* ** a *********** ******, *********** ** ******** ********.

cat6 headroom comparison

***** **** ********* ********* **** ** ** *****, ** ****, while *** ****** *****'* ******** ********* ********. *******, *********'* ********* headroom ** ******* ******* **** ** *** * *******, ***** Honeywell ********* *************, ********** **** ********* ** ******/***.

*****, *** ****** **** ****** ****, **** **** *** ** Insertion ****/****** **** ******, *** *********. ******* ** ****, ***** headroom ******** ******* ****** **** *********'* ** *****, ***** *** not ****** **** ***** **** ******.

cat5e headroom comparison

Download ***** **** *******

*** ***** **********, ** **** ******** **** ** **** ******* from **** ****, ********* ****** *.* ** .*** ****. ***** ******* ******** ******** ******** ** *********, ***********, ****** loss, *** **** ********** ******** ** ***** *****.

Cable ******* ***********

***** **** ********** *********** ** *** **** ** ********* ****** were ** ****, ******** ** ******* ******, **** ** *** flat ***** ****, ******* ** ****** ** **** **, ****, or *****, *** **** ** *** ******, *** ******* ********.

2

Cable ***** **. ****** ****

***** *** ********, ***** **** ********** *********** ** *** **** cables ****** ** **** ** *** "****** ****" ****** *** box **** ******. **** ***** ********* *** ******* ** ******* and ***** ***** *** *** **** ******** ******* **** *** damage *** ***** *** ****** ***********.

*** ********, ** *** ***** *****, *********'* ****** **** ******** cable *** ** **** ** **** **** ** **** ****** from *** ***. ** ********, ***** **** ****'* **** ** a *** ***** ******* ****** ******* ****/******** ** *** *****.

**** ** ** **** ******* ********** **** ******* ******** ****** at * ****, ** ******** ****** ******* *** **** ****** become *******. ************, *** ******* ****** ****, *** ****** **** are ** ***** **** ***** *****, *****, *** ***** ******, reducing ******* ****.

Footage ********

*** ****** ****** **** ****** **** ***** ********* ** *** box, ******** **** **** ****', ***** *****. *******, ***** **** wire ******** ** ********** ******* ******* *** **** ******* *** been ****. **** ** * ****** ***** ********, *** ********** mental **** ***** **** ** ********* ** ****** ***** *** long * ***** ** **** ********* *** ********, ***** *** reduce ******** ** *** *****.

Outside ******** ***********

** *** *******, ** *** ** *********** ******* ***** ******** and ***********, **** ******* ****** ***** *** **** ***** ********** as ******* (** *** *** */** *** *** **). ** low ***** ***** ************ **** ** **** ** ****** *******, cable ******** ** *** ****** ** ** * *********** *****, unlike ****** ******* ******* ******* ******** ***** ******* ****** *** more ******* **** ****** *** ***** *****.

** ** ****** *******, ** *** ** **** ********* ** route ****** ******** ****** ******* ******* ******** ** **** ****** housings, *** ** *** ******* ** *** ** ****** ***** caused *** ***** ** **** *************, ****** **** ******, ** be ********* ******* ** ****** ***.

Internal ********* ***********

******* ** ***** ********, **** ****** **** **** ********** ***** are ******** ** **** ******** ********** ** *** ***** ******** spaced. ** ****** ******, ****** *** ***** **** **** **** a ****** **** ********* ***** *** ******* ******* *** ******/***** pairs *** ****/*****. ********* *** ********* **** ** * ****** separator ***** **** *** **** ***** *****.

**** ***** ********, ** *** ** *********** ******* ***** ******** and ***** *********** ** *********. **** *** ** ****** ******* off **** *********** *** ** *** ****** ***** ****.

Conductor ***** ****** ******* ** *** ******

** *** *****, *** ******' ******** ********* ****** **** **** to ********, **** ** *** ********. ******* **** ******* *** (and *** ********** ******) **** **** ****** *** *** **** recognizable ****** **** **** *** ***** ** ****** *** ***** difficult ** *******, ** ***** ******* ********** *****, ****** **** difficult ** *********** **** *******.

*******, **** ** *** ****** ** **** **** ******** **** this *****, ***** *****:

Jacket *******

* *****'* ****** *** **** ****** ** *** **** ** installation. ****** ******* ****** ******, **** ***** ***** **** ****** strippable *** ******** **** ** ******, ***** ****, *** *********'* Cat ** ** *** *** **** *** ***** ***** *** difficult ** ***** *** ****** ********* ****** *****.

3

Jacket ********* ***********

*******, **** ********* *** ***** *** ****** ******* ******* ** simply *******, ****** ** **** ********* ** ******.

Box *******

*** ******* ** *** ***** *** ** *** ** ***** installation. **** *** ****** *** ***** ******* *** *****, **** from *** ****** **** *******, *** ********* ***** ***********. * well ******** *** ******* ** ***** ****** *** ******** *** flat, *** *** ******* ********** *******, **** ** **** ******* design (****** **** ******* ******** ** **** * *******/***** ****).

4

****, *** ****** ***** *** * **** ********* *****, **** the * ***** ***** * **** ** ***, *** ** using * ******* ***-**** ***. ***** **** **** ****** **** in ***.

** *** ***** *****, ** ****** *** ******** ***** ************* boxes:

Windy **** *****-*** ********

***** **** **** ******** ******* ******** *** ***** ** ****, if ***, ***********.

  • **** ******* ******:***** **** ***** ******* ***** ***** *******, **** *** *** bottom ******* ** ******** ** *** ****** ***** ****** ***** on **** *****. **** ****** ***** ** ** ******* ** top ** **** ***** *** ****** ******* ********** ******** ** **** * *******.
  • ******** ***** ******:***** **** ************ ****** ***** ******** ***** ***. ** *******, ***** ****** *** ***** *** marker *********, *** **** *** **** ** ***-******* ** *** factory. **** ****** ***** ** ****** *** *** *** * cable ***** ******* ******* ** ******* ** *** *****, ***** is ***** ******* ** ********* ** ****.
  • ****** *******:**** *** ** ***** **** **** *** ** ****** ******* with ********/********* *********** *** **** *****'* ******** *******, ****** ** easy ** ******** ***** *******, ********, *** *** ******** ****** it ** ***. *** *******, ** ***** *** * ** used *** ** *******, ******* ** *********** ******* ** ******** this ***** ****, *** *** *** ****** ** ******* "** Cameras" ** ****** *********.

** ****** ***** *** ***** ******** ** **** *****:

** ******** ** ***** ********, ***** **** ***** *** ******** using ***** "********" ******, ********* ******** ***** ***** ***** ******** boxes ** ** ******* *** *********** *** ****** **** *****, similar ****** ******* ********** **** ** ********** *************, *** ******** ** ***'* *****. Typical ***** *** ********* ** *********** *** **** ***** ** cart, *** *** *** ******* ** **** ***** *** *** cart ** ** *** ******** ******. ************, ******** *** ************ here, ***** **** **** ******** *** ******* ** ***** ***** via * ****** ** **** ** **** ***, ** **** as ****** ***** *** ******** *******, **** ** ** **** cables ** ******** ****** ** *** ***, ******* ** ***** are ****** ***** *********** ***** *******.

Pricing **********

*** ******* ***** ** *,***' ** *** ** *** ***** was **** ***** $***, **** *********, *********, *** *** *** near **** *****. *******, ****** *** ************* **** *********, **** $150 *** *,***', ***** *** ****** **** ***** *** **** inexpensive, **** **** **** *** ******* ***** ** ******, **** ~$45.

*** ******* ***** ** *** * *** ***** *** ~$*** per ******** ****. *****, ****** ****** ***********, **** ****** $*** for ****** ** **** $** *** ******* *** *****.

6

Test *** *******

******, *********, *********, *** ***** **** **** ****** **** *** UL ***/** *** ******. *******, *** ***-**** ****** **** ******** cable *** ** ******* **** *** ******. **** *** ******* it **** *** **** **** ** **** **** ********* *** users.

5

Country ** ******

*** * ********* **** ***** ****** * *********. *** ******, Windy **** ****, ** **** ** *** ***, ** *** Commscope; *** ****** **, ******, **** ** ******; *******, ********* was **** ** ******* *** ********* *** ********* *** *** made ** *****:

7

[****: *** *** ******** ****** **** *********, *** *** *** included ** *** ******** ******** ******.]

Comments (59)

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*** ** ********** **** ************* ***** **** ******, ******, ********* etc?

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** ***** **** ** **** **** *** ***** ******* ***** and **** **** **** ***** ** *** **. *** ****** ask *** ****. *** ** ** *** ***** *** **** reels * *** *** ** *** ***** ** *** ********* room *** ** *** ***** *****.

***, * *** *** **** *** **** **** ********* ** send *** ******* *****. **** * ***** ******* ******** **** them ***** ****, * ********** ******* * ****** ** *** pricing *** *** **** ***/********* ****** ******** ** *** ***** per *** ** ** *** ****** ** ***** *** *****/** when ********* *** ***** ******* ******** *** ********* ***** *** amount ** ***** *****. **** **** **** **** **** *****.

* *** ****** ******** ** * ******* * *** ***** to **** *** ****** ** **** *** ***** *'** **** using **** ** *** ****** ** *** **** ** *********. Thankfully, **** ****'* *** ****.

* ***** ** * ****** ******* ***** **** ** *********** and ****** * **** ******* ***** ** ***. *******, ** might **** *** **** ***** **** ********* ** ******* ********** and ********* **** ******* ***** **** * **** ******* ** quite *******, ****** *** **** *********.

**** ******* ** *********** *** * ****** **** *** *** industry.

*** **** ***** ***** ******* **** *** **** ***** ****... (the *** **** ******* *****)

****** ******* - **** *** * **** ** *** ******** person. ** ** ******* ***, *** *** ******* ***** ** direct **** ***** **** ****.

*'** **** ***** **** *** * ***** *** * ********* their **** ** * ****** **** *** *** **** **** cheaper ******* ** *** ********* ******* ** **** *****'* ******** the ***** *** ***.

*** *** ****** ******* **** ****? * ****'* ********** ** but ** ****** ***********:

************, ******** *** ************ ****, ***** **** **** ******** *** ability ** ***** ***** *** * ****** ** **** ** each ***, ** **** ** ****** ***** *** ******** *******, with ** ** **** ****** ** ******** ****** ** *** box, ******* ** ***** *** ****** ***** *********** ***** *******.

**** **** ** *** ***** ** ***'** ******** ********* *** warehouse ******* *** ***** *** **** ***** *** ***** ******* so **** *** ****** **** ** **** ** ****'* ** the ***** *** ** ****/******.

***, *** *** **** *** */* **** *** ** *****'* tell *** *** **** ** **** ** *** ***. **** is ***** * ****** ******* ** ******** *** ******** ** the *****.

******* ******, ********** **** *** *** *********** *****. *** ******** has **** ********* ** * ****** ** *** **** **** and ****** *** ******** ***'** ******* * **** ******* *****:

  • ****** ******* *** ************* ** ****** *** ****. **** **** on ******. ** ******** ** **** ***** ********* **** ** average ****** ****** ** *% *** *****. ** **** ** everything ** *** ***** *********:
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  • ********* *** ********* *** ******* ****** *** ****** ** * whole. ** *** ********* ****** **** ***** *** *** *** pairs **** ***** ***** **** **. **** '**** ** ******' if *** ****, *** ** **** **** *** ******** ******** manufacturer ** **** ** *** ********* ** * ***.
  • ****** *********** - **** ****** **** ****** ****** ***** *** grades. **** ** ***** ** *** ***** ********* ****** ********** compositions. ** ******* ***** *** *** **** ********* *** ********* copper **** ********* ** ******* ***, *** ** * ********** process *** *** ***** ** * ******** ************ *******. *** former *** **** *** ****** ****** ************ *** *** ****** will **** **** *****. *** ********** ******* **** **** *** higher ************ ********* ***** ***** ** **** ****** *** **** be **** *********. *** *** *** **** ****** ***** *** copper ********** *********** ** ***** ***. **** ***** ****** ***'* know *** **** *** **** *** *****. **** *** ****** can **** **** ***** *****. **** **** ***** ***** * suspect ********* *** ********* *** ***** * **** ****** *********** CCA *****. **** * ******* ***** ** ****, **** ********* travel ** *** ******* ** *** *****. ** ** ***** be ******** ** *** *** **** ******.
  • * ******** *** ** **** *** *** *********** ** ****** composition *** ***** ** *** **** ** ** ** * basic *********** ****. **** * ****** ** **** **** ********** and **** *** ********** **** * **** *****-*****. *********** ** ohms/meter. ** *** **** * ******* ***** *** *** **** normalize **** *******.
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  • **** *************, *** * **** **** **** **** **** *** names ***, **** *** **** ****** ***********, **** ****** *** length, ***/** **** ***** ** **** * ***** (********* **** and ***** ***** *** ******* *******).
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  • ****** ****** ******** ******* **** ****'. ** ****** *** *** will ** ******* ****', ***** ** ****** * ****** ** error *** ********* * ****** ******** ** **** *% **** significantly ******** ***** *******. **** *****, *** *** ***'** ****** from **** ** ******* ********** ** *** ******** ************. ***** a **' ******* ***** *** *** ****** *** *** ****. But ********* **** ** ****** **** **** *** ****** ** also ***** *** **** ***** ****** **** ****** *********** *** other *****.
  • *********, *** *** *** ******** ***** ********* *** ***** ****** in *** *********. *** * ******* ***** *** ***** ** your ****** **** **** ** ****.

*** *** * ** *****, ********* ***** ** ******** *** according *** ********* *** ******, ****** *'** ****** *********. *** Belden *** ***** **** *** ***.

*****,

* ****** **** *** **** **** *** ***** *** *** cord. * ****** **** ****** **. ** ******** **** *** never ****** * ********* ****** *** **** * **** *****. It **** ***** * **** ******* ****** **** *** ********* into ** ****/**** *********.

***** *** ***/*** *******, **** *** ******** ** **** *** difference ** ***********, ***** **** ***** *** ****** ******* *******? I ***** ** ******* ** *** ****** ******** *** ******** testing.

**** ***** ** *** **** ********.

** ***/*** * *** **** ******** ** *** **** **** Hikvision ** ******** ** ***** ** *****. *** ** ******* to *******. ** ***** **** **** ***** ** ******* ***** CMR *****.

*** **. *** *** ****** **** *'** ****** **** * big ********** ** ******* ***** ***********.

***** - ***** *** *** *** ***** ******* *** ***** for *** *********. ** ***** **** *** **** ** *********. We ****** *** *****. * **** ****** *** ***** ** font ** *** *** ***** *** ******* * ******* ** each ** ****** **** *** *** ****, ***** *****:

* ** ****** ** ****** ******* ***** ** *********'***************************, ******* **** *** **** ****** ** ******* / ****** **** ******* ********* **** ***.

****** *** *, ****** *****, ** ******, ***, ** ****** RoHS, **** ****** *** *** *** ** ***** **********.

***** ****'* ***** ** **** **** ******** *** *** ***** specs, **** ** ***, *** **** ***********.

*** ** **** ** ** ******* ********* **** *** ******. To ******* **** ***** **** ***** **** **** ******** ******* coax *** * ****** ******* *** ***** ***** *** ******* it *** ******** *** *** **** ** *** ***. *******, the ***** **** *** ****** *** ** *** **** **** were ***** ***. * ***** **** *** **** ***** **** offer ** *** **** ***** ***** ******.

**** ** ***** ***** ***** ******* **** ** *** *** so *** *** *** ******* ** *** *** ***** *** with ******** ***** **** ***** **** ** ***** ******.

** *** ********'* **-*** ********** *** ******* ***********, *** **** pull *** ********** *****. *** * ***** *** *** *** have *** ***** ******* **** ** ***** ** *** *** they **** ********* *** ***** ** ***** ***** ***** ****** and **** ** ** ***.

**** **** **** ***** ** **** **** *** **** ******** products **** ****'* **** **** *****.

**** *** *** ****** *** ***/***/** ******** *** ***** *************.

* ******** *** ** **** *** *** *********** ** ****** composition *** ***** ** *** **** ** ** ** * basic *********** ****. **** * ****** ** **** **** ********** and **** *** ********** **** * **** *****-*****.

*****, **** *** ******** **** **** ********* ******** *** ***** it ********?

*** ***** * ***** *********** **** **** *** **** ************ claiming **** ******, **% ****** *********** ** *** *** ***** and *% ** ******* ***. **** *********** ******* **** ******* that ** ****'* **% ****** *** "**% ************" ***** ********* makes ** ***** ******* ********** ** *** * ******* ** conductivity. **** ***** ** *** *****.

** ****** **** ** **** **** (******** ***** ********* *** stretching ***) *** ******** ********** **** **** **** ********* ** parallel (*** **** *, *, **, **) **** ** * checksum. **** ******** **** **** ************ (*** **** *, *, 8, *, **, **, **, **). ** ******** ********** *** each ******* ** **** ***** * ***'**** ******* ******* *****-*****.

***, **** ********* *** **** ****** ** ***** **** ****** options, ***** *** ** ********** ********** (**** **** ** ***** 305m) ******** ******* *** ********** ** ********** *** **** **** the *****-*****'* *** *********.

** **** ********* ********* ** ******* *********** ** *** **'* fairly ********. *** **** ********* ********* ****** ** ** ** pure ** ******, * ******* ***'** **** **** ***** ******* and **** ******** **** *********.

**** *****:

- ** ****** **** *** ******* # ** ****** **** divided ** ** ** ** **** ********** **** ********. **** measured ********** *** **** *** ******* ** *.

- ***** *** *** **** ****** ***

** ****** **** ** **** **** (******** ***** ********* *** stretching ***)...

*** ******* *** *********, *******?

** *** **** ** ********* *** ********* *** ****. ** did *** **** ******** ** **** *** ********** ******** ** the ***** ***** **** *********.

*** **** *** *********** ******* ** ****** **** **** ***** is ** ******** ****** *********** ** *** *****. ** **** absolute ******* **** ****.

** ******* ****** ** ****** (**** *, *, **, **) initially ****** ********* ** * ********* ****. *** **** ****** that ****** **** *** ****** ************ **** *** **** ***** ratios ** ***** ** ******* ****** *****. *** ************'* ********* is **** *** *** ********* **** *** **** ****** **** less ***** ****** *** **** ****** ***********.

*** ************'* ********* ** **** *** *** ********* **** *** mind ****** **** **** ***** ******...

****** *** **** ******** ******** ***** ***** ********* ***** ****.

**** ******* ******** *** *** **** ****** *** **** **** knows ********** ***** *****:

******** *** ******* * ** ********** ******* ******* **** * wire ** ********* **** ********* ****** **** * *********,how **** **** ** **** *** *** ******** ** ** **** **** ** ****?

*** **** ** ******* **** *** ** *** ***’* **** to *** ** ** **** ** ***** ****** ****, *** ohm ****.

how **** **** ** **** *** *** ******** ** ** **** **** ** ****?

* *** **** ******** ** ********* ***** ** **** **** ;)

****** ** ***** *****.*** ****?

***** *** ** ***** **** **** ** *** ***** *********** network ******* ******? * ****** ** ***** ****** ** **** at:

*. *********.

*. ** (*** **** ** *******)

*. *******

*. *&* (* ***** ***** **** ** ***** ******* ** the ****** ****).

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