Distance isn't the only issue ... if your lines cross a "public thorofare", they need to be provided by the phone system (you, in this case) ... that also means a modem / remote controller. BTW: There was a posting on the Ignite/400 list concerning a hacker asking for information on an AS/400 in a telephone company ... I hope that this isn't your company. John Myers IBM Certified Specialist - IBM iSeries Technical Solutions Design IBM Certified Specialist - Advisor for e-Business Strategic Business Systems, Inc. 17 S. Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446 USA E-mail: mailto:email@example.com Phone: +1 (201) EASY 400 x131 Web: http://www.sbsusa.com Fax: +1 (201) 327-6984 Free Sports League Management - Powered by AS/400 http://www.ScoreBook.com Get and route intelligence from your IBM AS/400 web site - WebSurvey/400 http://www.WebSurvey400.com At 03:15 PM 12/4/2001, you wrote: >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: firstname.lastname@example.org > > http://www.nu-z.net > > >_______________________________________________ >This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list >To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com >To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, >visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l >or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com >Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives >at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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