Rock Solid Ethernet

Currently out of print, new edition in preparation.

Rock Solid Ethernet by Wayne Howell.

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Rock Solid Ethernet™ is a book by Artistic Licence founder, Wayne Howell. The book is now in its 3rd edition, published 2013.

Ethernet technology is becoming commonplace in entertainment technology. This means that end users, specifiers, designers and engineers need to know the rules: What can you do? What can’t you do? And what can you get away with?

Rock Solid Ethernet is split into three sections, discussing the technology from the perspective of End Users & Specifiers, System Installers and Manufacturers & Designers. Subjects covered range from making an RJ45 cable through network topology to the use of radio links. The book is laid out in a style that allows the reader to quickly find the answer to their question.

The author comments: “Over the past few years I have looked for a concise reference on the subject of ethernet. Somewhat to my surprise I was unable to find what I wanted. There are many good books, but none that covered all of the topics that are needed in entertainment technology. I recall commenting on this to publisher John Offord. His reply: So write one…”

Chapters include:

  • End Users and Specifiers
  • System Installers
  • Manufacturers & Developers
  • Product Guide


  • ISBN 978-1-90403-169-7
  • Net Mass: 0.17 kg
  • Published in the UK

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