RJ-11 Ethernet jack

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 Question by Glenn Elliott posted 29 Nov 2005
 RJ-11 Ethernet jack
I received two "Book PC" computers that each have Ethernet and 56K modem on the motherboard. However, the manufacturer did not use an RJ-45 jack for Ethernet, but an RJ-11 double jack with one for the modem and the other for Ethernet. From the answer to another question (http://www.cabling-design.com/helpdesk/answers/1054.shtml), it seems that I can use an RJ-45 double female adapter and an RJ-11 (male-to-male) cable to connect to a standard Ethernet cable, but can I use an RJ-11 telephone cable or do I need a special RJ-11 cable? I have looked for an RJ-45 female to RJ-11 male adapter without success. Thank you.
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 05 Dec 2005
Dear Glenn,

Sorry, but I cannot location any technical information on these units. What you are asking is not standard. My only recommendation is to contact them direct at 1-888-050-BOOK

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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