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How to Make an Ethernet Patch-cord

Tools and supplies needed for a network patch cord: Twisted pairs cable Scissors or cutter pliers RJ45 male connectors Good quality Crimper [caption id="attachment_786" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Ethernet Network Tools[/caption] [caption id="attachment_794" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Utp Cable Stripp[/caption] Start by stripping the pvc cover off the twisted pairs cable. Remove about 3inches (7cm). Separate and untwist the wires. Arrange the wires in order using your …

Computer Network – RJ45 Crimper

[caption id="attachment_885" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Good Quality Crimper RJ45"][/caption] Crimping tool The crimper is very often the cause of bad connections. Buy a good quality crimper even if you use it for a few cables. Here are some problems associated with cheap crimpers: Uneven force applied on the pins because of the angled compression. Uneven wearing of the teeth and general faster wearing of the teeth. The poor design of the crimper presses on the locking tabs …

Computer Network – RJ45 Connectors

[caption id="attachment_892" align="aligncenter" width="150" caption="RJ45 Crimped"][/caption] RJ-45 connectors RJ45 is a type of registered jack. The registered jack specifies the physical male and female connectors as well as the pin assignments. RJ45 features 8 pins and is the standard connector for Ethernet based networks. We can also find it on ISDN, and T1 connections. Ethernet is the standard media for the VOIP phones so we can find it used with modern digital phone systems. The …