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Existing school CAT5e connects AVB great direct but not through AVB switch.

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asked Dec 1, 2020 in SW5E - AVB Switch by josephmaselli (200 points)
I'm upgrading sound equipment in a school.  I connected my SL32 Series III to a 16R for a meeting using a CAT5e wire that is run through walls and it worked great.  I tried that same connection today but using the SW5E and it would not connect.  Using a short CAT5E cable right at the switch worked but not when I used the 200' line that was installed when the building was built 10 years ago.  I knew the risk of using existing wiring which is why I tested (very successfully) point-to-point before purchasing more gear.

I'd appreciate any ideas you my have.

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answered Dec 22, 2020 by jonnydoyle (402,110 points)
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You need to ensure all cabling is suitable for AVB audio.