Tag Archives: patch panel

Snagless RJ45 connectors – How To Make Network Cables Snagless

… there is no need to make your own, it's just not practical. This cables are made in a commercial facility, they are tested, and they come in a variety of lengths, just choose the one that is right for you. You can even get  to choose the color, so you can color code your patch panel connections, so everything looks tidy, and easy to follow. …

How to Build a Computer Network

… cheap way to connect two remote offices if you have an available copper pair between the two offices. What Do I Need to Make My own Network? To make your own Ethernet Network you need the following equipment: UTP/STP networking cable, RJ-45 connectors, Crimping tool, Punch down tool, Keystone Jacks, Wire stripper / Knife, Network Tester, patch panel, Network Switching device. The list includes also a stud finder, drywall saw, measuring tape, mounting plate, fish tape, ladder, and the …

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 …