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Internet connection for 360 elite

We haven,t got any space to put our console near the pc or phone line , can i get any extensions leads to reach or would it be easier to get a wireless modem?

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You can purchase as much ethernet cable as you need. You can purchase pre-made ethernet (cat5e) cable at circuit city, best buy, compusa etc. for not too much money. They usually sell in up to 50 or 100 foot rolls, if thats how much you'll need. If you're going over 100 feet I'd suggest going with cat6 cable, instead of cat5 because it can handle longer distances better.

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