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Old 04-12-2016, 02:56 PM   #111
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So for the cables that are TNC, then these should be the right ones: TNC Bulkhead
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So it seems the existing cable receptacle can be swapped with different bulkheads to accommodate various antennae.

Has anyone come across an appropriate rj45 receptacle that is suitable for outdoors?


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So it seems the existing cable receptacle can be swapped with different bulkheads to accommodate various antennae.

Has anyone come across an appropriate rj45 receptacle that is suitable for outdoors?


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Sean, something like the one in this photo would probably work. The screw cap has a hole designed to pass a thicker cable through, either a CAT5e or a CAT6, so the thickness of the cable makes a watertight seal against the hole in the cap. You just plug in to the RJ45 Jack and screw it down. On the other end you push it through a suitable sized hole and use the nut on the inside of the trailer to secure it. Then, just plug a patch cord into the inside RJ45 and run it to your switch/router. When you're underway, the cap with the cable running through it is replaced with a cap that has no hole.

There are other types like the one in the 2nd photo, which just has a simple cap attached with a chain so you don't lose it.
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:39 AM   #114
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A few different solutions to see on this page.
YT-RJ45 Connector | Cnlinko
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Sean, something like the one in this photo would probably work. The screw cap has a hole designed to pass a thicker cable through, either a CAT5e or a CAT6, so the thickness of the cable makes a watertight seal against the hole in the cap. You just plug in to the RJ45 Jack and screw it down. On the other end you push it through a suitable sized hole and use the nut on the inside of the trailer to secure it. Then, just plug a patch cord into the inside RJ45 and run it to your switch/router. When you're underway, the cap with the cable running through it is replaced with a cap that has no hole.

There are other types like the one in the 2nd photo, which just has a simple cap attached with a chain so you don't lose it.
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A few different solutions to see on this page.
YT-RJ45 Connector | Cnlinko
Either of those would work well. I found the Cnlinko ones on ebay. Very fair price compared to some other connectors I have seen.
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