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Topic # 121024 21-Jun-2013 14:14
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Hey Guys,

I'm after about 30 CAT6 cables that are about 1ft/30cm in length.  Tried the usual places
- aliexpress
- ebay
- dhgate

but cant find any with free shipping and a reasonable price.  This is the sort of stuff you can get dirt cheap if you know the right website.

Best i've found is ebay but I have to pay shipping on top of that.

Anyone know a really good website to buy stuff like this with free shipping from china?

Thanks

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  Reply # 841040 21-Jun-2013 14:19
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  Reply # 841042 21-Jun-2013 14:20
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probably about USD$1-2 a cable.

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  Reply # 841044 21-Jun-2013 14:23
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http://www.acquire.co.nz/acquire/default.asp?PageID=Manufacturers&pf_id=PLE-C6A-PP&dept_id=1800087

Considered just buying them local?  Not much more really.  They're nice cables too, with the snagless moulding.

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  Reply # 841045 21-Jun-2013 14:24
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I can get them from PBTech for about 2.62 inc gst.

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  Reply # 841049 21-Jun-2013 14:25
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30 from there would be $94.875 + shipping. im sure i could get it for half that direct from china.

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  Reply # 841077 21-Jun-2013 14:42
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May I ask why you want Cat6 specifically? Cat5e is cheaper - and if you buy dirt cheap Cat6 cables are they really going to be Cat6 anyway?



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  Reply # 841087 21-Jun-2013 14:48
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my whole house is cat6, the price difference for cat5e and cat6 is so low i dont see the point of buying any cat5e cables ever again.

im going to use the cables to connect patch panels up to a switch, so thats why im after short cables, and a fair amount of them.

i swear i found a good Chinese site once that I nearly bought them through, not I just cant find it....

I love buying stuff direct from china, makes me feel like i got a bargain :)

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  Reply # 841088 21-Jun-2013 14:50
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The only other Chinese site I can think of is DX but they don't seem to have any that short.

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  Reply # 841119 21-Jun-2013 15:20
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forgot about monoprice, but sadly their shipping to NZ is $41.46 :( only $19.20USD for 30 30cm cables though :).


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  Reply # 841121 21-Jun-2013 15:22
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reven: forgot about monoprice, but sadly their shipping to NZ is $41.46 :( only $19.20USD for 30 30cm cables though :).



Yea just checked that myself :)




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  Reply # 841122 21-Jun-2013 15:23
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You could try www.cdlnz.com generally less than $2 per cable for 0.3 meters

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  Reply # 841125 21-Jun-2013 15:26
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pchs: You could try www.cdlnz.com generally less than $2 per cable for 0.3 meters


I think only dealers can buy from them...

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  Reply # 841157 21-Jun-2013 16:16
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pchs: You could try www.cdlnz.com generally less than $2 per cable for 0.3 meters


I think only dealers can buy from them...


Correct.

Places like Cables Direct are just drop shipping dealers for CDLNZ.





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