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 Question by Baba Mohd Khaja Shamshuddin posted 17 Apr 2006
Sir iam mohd khaja shamshuddin iam confused about cabling to connect 1)System to System 2)System to Modem 3)System to Router and 4)System to Switch or Hub.

Please give me a clear picture about colour coading to connect RJ45 connector through CAT5 cable.
 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 17 Apr 2006
Dear Baba,

For system to system you would need a crossover cable (typically 100BaseT)
For system to router/Hub/Switch you would use a straight through cable
For system to Modem depends for s serial modem would would need a serial cable for a DSL or Cable modem, use a straight through cable.

Here is a link to the various pin-outs with color coding

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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