Twinax is 5,250'(one mile) while most twisted pair I have seen is
usually under 500'.... I suspect you are looking at a remote
controller and a telephone line for those folks....(5394-5494)

Since you work for the telephone company, a dedicated line would be
the way to go.....(4 wire) but lower volume users could be put on
a cheap dial line and run just fine at 33.6 kbps...


Mark Allen wrote:
>
> Does anyone know (or at least point me to the correct manual/reference,
> couldn't find anything in my searches) of the distance limitations using
> twisted pair--balun--twinax?
>
> We have one office (just across the street) connected to our main office
> (4 dumb terminals, 2 printers) just across the street.  Around January
> we will be moving our main office about 4-5 blocks away.  (I know the
> easy way would be to replace the terminals with PC's/CA but that AIN'T
> gonna happen, been there, done that!!)
>
> TIA
>
> Mark Allen
> I.S. Manager
> Wilkes Telephone & Electric
> A Dycom Company
> Phone: (706) 678-9565
> Email: allenmark@nu-z.net
> http://www.nu-z.net
>


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