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Dead End - Ethernet protector

by SilasAlroe, published

Dead End - Ethernet protector by SilasAlroe Aug 23, 2015
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The Dead End protects your Ethernet (RJ45) cables.


Two things about LAN cables:

  1. We all know that Ethernet cables are social beings. Put them nicely in a bag and you can be sure that they are tangled together when you pull them out again.
  2. Those darn plastic things on the connectors WILL break when you try to untangle the mess.

The Dead End cable protector is to your rescue!
Simply clip the Dead End cap over the connector and you will never break that plastic thing again!

Dead End can also be used in data centers etc. to indicate a free cable or a missing connection.

The print is quite simple and optimized to use as little time and filament as possible.

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On my discoeasy 200, I need to set scaling to 99%. with filling at 0%
On my Vertex k8400, 100% is perfect.

Really useful. I use it everyday at work.

I like the Frankenstein look, but why the openings? Wouldn't it be better to completely seal the end to keep out dust & dirt?

Thought occurs to me: Make a variant with two of these "connected" -- plug in BOTH ends of the cable, and it can put a limit to how tangled any one cable can get.

Silly. This is a derived object. The original was as you describe, with a hole for both ends.

This single ended version I find interesting. I really like the idea of putting this on the end of dangling cables -- bright colors might make them easy to find, or color code them to identify where they go or add a spot to mount a label...

I've actually thought of making a single ended version with a tapered end and a hole for a pull cable, but never got around to it.

Another interesting single ended variant would have a mechanism to allow you to clip two together to help with the cable tangling thing as an alternative to my original double ended variant.

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