RJ45 to RJ11

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 Question by Chris K posted 25 Feb 2005
 RJ45 to RJ11
We need to replace an RJ11 wire with a cat5 RJ45 wire; where can we find an adapter for this purpose? We are running DSL over the RJ11 but the wire is too long, we are losing signal. Verizon says use RJ45.

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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 14 Mar 2005
Dear Chris,
There is not an adapter that changes this. These are two different standards. If you are uin a home, I doubt if the cable is too long as it has already run thousands of feet from the the CO.

What I think they are asking for you to do is to put in a dedicated run of category 5e to your DSL modem.


Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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