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How to Crimping Network Cables

Tools and Materials You Will Need
Crimper with RJ-45 die.
Wire stripper
Wire cutter
RJ-45 plugs
Cat-5 UTP cable
Optional Tools
Wire Tester
Procedure
1. Strip off insulation
2. Untangle wires
3. Place wires in correct order &
straighten.
4. Trim wires to desired length.
Note:
If the wires are too long the plug will not
crimp onto the insulation for strength.
5. Slide wires all the way into the plug.
Make sure not to disrupt the color
scheme.
6. Crimp plug.
7. Repeat steps 1-6 for the other end.
8. Test wire using optional test equipment
or between working computer and hub
for patch (straight through) cables ,or
between switches for crossover cables.
Wire Color Scheme
Pin Color Diagram
1. Orange / White
2. Orange
3. Green / White
4. Blue
5. Blue / White
6. Green
7. Brown / White
Patch Cable
(Straight Through)
Both ends follow this
format.
8. Brown
Pin Color Diagram
1. Green / White
2. Green
3. Orange / White
4. Blue
5. Blue / White
6. Orange
7. Brown / White
Crossover Cable
One end as a patch cable
and the other as follows
8. Brown

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What jack does the Slingbox Ethernet cable hook into on a ATT 2wire modem? I have a choice of DSL or one like the phones are hooked into. It's not working now so I'm backing up each step, no matter how simple. Thanks!


Before you change anything - is this a new device you are hooking up or had this thing worked in the past? First thing to do is reboot everything starting with the modem and ending with the computer at the end of the line. Wait at least 30 seconds between each device. Review all the connections - everything plugged in where it should be? (this is of course your question - see more below).

Eithernet connections (plugs) are RJ-45. The RJ-45 looks like a RJ-11 (telephone jack) only bigger. Typically, the RJ-45 will not fit into the RJ-11 AND SHOULD NOT. Why? Your Cat 5 eithernet runs on very low voltage and signal (packet switching). If you succedssfully get the RJ-45 CAT 5 cable into the RJ-11 phone jack, when the phone rings, you will be sending 60 volts into your network. Can you spell "Do I smell smoke?" A RJ-11 will have up to 6 wires (one pair or two pair or three pair) in the jack and up to 6 'buds' on the RJ-11 plug. A RJ-45 will have 8 wires (in the jack) and 8 'buds' on the plug of your cat 5.

Your device may say DSL on the Cat 5 connection - count the wires inside or the jack.

There are other Cat 5 connection types, punch down and terminal screw types, I dont think you are talking about either.

On your AT&T modem, you should find a RJ-11 which will attach to a near by telephone jack and a RJ-45 for your Cat 5 cable. Your modem may also serve as a router and as such would have additional RJ-45 ports. I suspect you are using a separate router for your home network. As such, one of the ports on the router should be marked Internet or Upload or maybe it is a special color or is set aside from the other ports. That special port will be connected to your modem and your other computers will use the other, lesser ports.

Of course, you could call your service provider for clarification also.

Thank you for your question @ FixYa.com - I am sorry you are having this trouble and I hope I have helped you in some way. I hope you are able to get your system back up in short order.

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Your question is a little confusing ... chain saw networks?

I believe you want to know how to build a wired computer network ...

You will need special tools to do this including a RJ-45 crimp tool. You should use the highest quality ethernet, 'Cat 5', Cat 5e', wire available to you. On the ends you will install RJ-45 connectors (8 conductor 'plugs'. Choose and stick with one of the several color codes for placing the conductors into the RJ-45. Color code guide should come with your special tool. Make sure the ends are in proper order, trimed square and inserted fully into the connector before you crimp. Purchase a test tool to verify your work. Expect to pay $50.00 US or more for the testing tool. Cable, connectors, wire, router or switch and other hardware should be available where communications or electrial supplies are sold.

Thank you for your interest in FixYa.com

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Cat 5 wiring issue


I know this is an old thread, but for the sake of helping someone else in the future, I just got off the phone with the Phillips Help Desk and this is the way they told me to wire it up the RJ-11 & RJ-45 combo jack I bought (PH60037):
  • RJ-45
  • Jack colors - CAT 5e
  • Blue - white/orange
  • Orange - Orange
  • Black - white/green
  • Red - Blue
  • Green - white/blue
  • Yellow - Green
  • Brown - white/brown
  • White - brown


  • RJ-11
  • White - white/green
  • Black - white/orange
  • Red - blue
  • Green - blue/white
  • Yellow - orange
  • Blue - green
He said it was the standard configuration used by the phone companies for some time.
Phillips Help Desk # for phones/PCs (800-233-8412)
Hope that helps someone else down the road.

Thomas

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pare help..


Please ask the smartbro for the router, from the router then connect to switch, maybe u should by 8 port switch which i recommend the d link or the linksys switch. do you know how to terminate the UTP cable?

In each connection u need a 2 Units RJ 45, You should a crimper to terminate it each end point.

guide to create network cable.
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Network-Cable

U don't need a server as long as you have router. bale ang kailangan lang ay pangalan ng bawat computer ay iba iba.

smart bro --router--switch(8ports) --Comp1
-- comp2
-- comp3
-- comp4
-- comp5
-- comp6
-- comp7

sana makatulong. melnavz

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