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Snagless RJ45 connectors – How To Make Network Cables Snagless

… connected into a Gigabit switch or at lower speeds, so this would not be a problem.Custom Patchcords – Always Broken Lokcing TabsThe major problem with all the handmade Ethernet patchcords and cables is that the locking tab is breaking. I probably don’t have to explain why broken tabs are bad; they will not be secured into the equipment’s jack, resulting in intermittent data loss, or even disconnection. There are two reasons for the locking tabs breaking so often. Firstly, the little …

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 all of your devices directly into the switch. Keystone jacks – The RJ45 keystone jack is the female connector, usually immobile, part of a network connection that is mounted on the wall or similar. It provides a network connection close to the device to be connected. A …

Computer Network – RJ45 Connectors

RJ45 Crimped
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 …