MMJ cable length?

Josef Chessor josefcub at
Sun Nov 26 13:45:10 CST 2006


On 11/26/06, Tothwolf <tothwolf at> wrote:
> I was thinking about putting together some standard MMJ cables, but I
> realized I didn't know what the standard lengths were. Can anyone tell me
> which were the most common/useful lengths for the original DEC cables?
> I've seen and use cables as short as 18" and as long as 50ft. I've used a
> lot of them that were somewhere in the 12-15ft range, but I'm not sure
> what length would be the most versatile.

While I can't answer with the DEC spec, how about 'as long as you need
them to be for what you're doing'?  I've never used an MMJ cable
longer than ten feet, myself.

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