Straight-through Cabling

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 Question by yess posted 23 Jan 2004
 
I am trying to connect a couple of PCs to a hub via a wall plate using a 568A style RJ45 connector, should I use straight trus from hub to wall mount and wall mount to PC
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 25 Jan 2004
Dear yess,

You are correct. From a hub to a wall plate the wiring should be straight-through, meaning conductor #1 of the hub plug is connected to conductor #1 of the wall palte and so on. The only places for a cross-over is between two hubs (if no special switching uplink port provided) or between two PCs without hubs.

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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