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How to Run Network Cables?

If you are installing your own Computer Network and you want to run the cables yourself, you need information about the process and the planning. This is what this post intends.

How to Build a Computer Network

If you own or manage two or more computers you need to connect your computers in a wired network to share Internet Connection and other services.
Here is a complete How To Build a Network.

Computer Network – Tools and Supplies

Punch down tool – The punch tool is used to insert the network cable in the patch panel or similar connection panels. For a small network up to 7 devices you might not need it as you can easily connect …

Computer Network – RJ45 Crimper

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 …

Computer Network – RJ45 Connectors

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 …

Computer Network – UTP and STP cable

Twisted Pair networking cable Depending on the building configuration and the cable’s traject you will need to use UTP or STP. STP stands for Shielded Twisted Pair and is mostly used outdoors or when running the cable near electromagnetic sources. …