replacing ethernet connector question
I accidentally broke off the tab on the connector of a high-speed ethernet cable.
A friend of mine said I could just snip off the plug and crimp on another one. Another friend said that replacing the plug would ruin the cable for high speeds, because high-speed cables are so tightly calibrated that a field-replacement of the plug would result in significant micro-differences in the lengths of the individual wires.
Can you tell me who is right?
Is this a good question?