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 Question by Tony Crowsey posted 07 Oct 2005
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I need to create a wire with an rj11 on one end and an rj45 on the other. I have a DSL modem and the input is an rj11. I've prewired my house and have a control box. In the control box there is only rj45's. I have a few rj11's located in the house strictly for phones. I need to know which wires to use on the rj11 (I am wiring the rj45 with the 586B standard).

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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 07 Oct 2005
Dear Tony,

Use the white/blue pair (pair 1) for both ends
Here are the pin numbers:

RJ11 - RJ45
3 - 4
4 - 5

By the way you could use a RJ11 male ended cable into the RJ45 jack in the control box because pair 1 is the center 2 pins on each type of RJ and your RJ11 will center into the RJ45 port.




Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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