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 Question by Mark Washington posted 06 Oct 2005
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What is the difference between a 568A connector and a 568B connector?
What is the color code to a Cat-5 Cable?
What is the difference between a 568A connector and a 568B connector?
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 06 Oct 2005
Dear Mark,

The difference between a connector wired to T568A or T568B wiring is the swapping of pairs 2 & 3. Either one will work without a difference to performance. Make sure both ends are the same.

See these URLs for color coding and pin-out connections.

http://www.cabling-design.com/references/colorcodes/4pair.shtml

http://www.cabling-design.com/references/pinouts/t568ab.shtml

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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