RJ11 CONNECTOR

Cabling-Design.com FREE cabling and networking Helpdesk
icon
 Question by PETER AACHE posted 27 Feb 2006
 RJ11 CONNECTOR
Helo people,
My laptop only has RJ11 connector and i would like to hook it up on the LAN. Is there a way i can itelize the cat5 cables mainly terminated by RJ45 connectors to use this laptop?
icon
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 27 Feb 2006
Dear PETER,

Your RJ11 connector is more then likely for a modem which only handles analog telephone lines and is not compatabile with LAN signals.

If your laptop has USB ports, you can find a USB-LAN adapter like this one
http://www.netgear.com/products/details/FA120.php

or if you have a PCMICA card slot then something like this:
http://www.dlink.com/products/category.asp?cid=4&sec=1

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

Click here to see the expert's profile
Back to the current page of questions | Back to all the questions
Back to Cabling-Design.com HELPDESK | Ask your question
Residential Cabling Guide

Home Cabling Guide

Finally, an instantly downloadable book that saves you thousands in home improvement dollars! Enjoy living in 21st century technology-advanced home while increasing its selling value and competitive advantage on the real estate market. Whether your cabling is for home office or high-tech leisure, you can wire your home yourself or learn "wirish" to speak with your cabling contractors in their language!

Learn more ...

Please rate this page

Rating: Average rating: Ratings
BadFineGoodVery GoodExcellent