updated 01:40 pm EDT, Tue May 4, 2004
UTP5 Repeaters for FW
FireWire Depot today introduced new UTP5 Repeaters, which allow users to extend FireWire signals over standard CAT5 Ethernet cables. The solution provides a single transceiver to drive IEEE Std 1394b signaling up to 100 meters of over an unshielded twisted pair Category 5 (UTP5 or CAT5) Cable at 100 Megabits per Second. Three models are available:> FireWire-to-two UTP5 Repeater ( for $65.