Making an RJ-45 cable

  Doire_Bhoy 14:37 07 Dec 2005
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Anyone any links on how to do this?

  PaulB2005 14:39 07 Dec 2005
  SANTOS7 14:39 07 Dec 2005

click here
take your pick...

  Doire_Bhoy 14:45 07 Dec 2005

Whats the difference between 568A and 568B.

Is this the same cable but the colours have to be reversed?

Thanks for the help

  PaulB2005 14:48 07 Dec 2005

3. For a straight through cable, wire both ends identical.
4. For a crossover cable, wire one end 568A and the other end 568B.

  Stuartli 15:31 07 Dec 2005

You can buy such leads for similar or very little more than it will cost you to make one up.

I bought a 10m Linkys ADSL lead for £7.59 from a local computer trade and retail outlet, but I have since seen them even cheaper.

Try click here or Maplin.

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