PoE at a distance caused terrible cat5 speeds

This is a quick post for made in the hopes that some poor soul in the future will find it and save themselves some time. Background I’ve been experimenting with a few different ways to surface various home automation controls in the appropriate place and at a good time. One prototype host is deployed behind a small LCD under some cabinets in a high traffic area. This host is a raspberry pi 4 with a PoE hat.