RJ45 Sockets

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 Question by Iain Howard posted 19 Sep 2001
 RJ45 Sockets
I am setting up a home LAN. I purchased some network port sockets with the back boxes and the colour code on the back of the sockets is 568A & 568B colour code when I need to know the 802.1 standard for connecting cat5 to a socket. Can you give me the correct wiring sequence for these sockets?

 Answer by Roman Kitaev posted 20 Sep 2001

Use only one wiring colour code in your installation: either 568A or 568B.

The schemes are explaned here:


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