Straight-through CAT5E cabling

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 Hi,
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 my cable company offers me Internet connection via a cable modem
(road runner is the company I think)
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 I need to make a Straight-through CAT5E cable so I connect my
wireless router to the modem
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 The thing is that the cable I got, even though it says "CAT5E" on the
cover it is not showing me the same colors that are used to match the
pins to the RJ45 connectors, as I see them in, e.g.:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i6gha2JRuM

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnF_-UjMQYo

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 I don't see any blue cable I am not Daltonic
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 I had done that before and I even got a cable near by to confirm the
coloring, however the extra cables I got don't have the right coloring
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 Any ideas how to use them?
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 Thanks
 lbrtchx

Re: Straight-through CAT5E cabling
 Also, I found this interesting link online:

 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY8Wi7XRXCA


 What is the technical/physical foundation of this?

 lbrtchx

Re: Straight-through CAT5E cabling
 what is the guy talking about a "PG phone"?

 I guess there is more than physics to it

 lbrtchx

Re: Straight-through CAT5E cabling
lbrtchx@gmail.com writes:
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I've got some magic h2o juice that will make you get Gigabit speeds
off your cable modem too. Its only $1000/cc...




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you already posted this elsewhere -
and you indicate you wanted to share with your "class" -

If you believe either one of those Infinite Solutions - you're a moron -



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lbrtchx@gmail.com wrote in part:
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Why?  Buy one.  You can find some  for US$1.
Many are better than most people can make.

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Worse than useless, will split both green & blue pairs, yet
will give misleadingly correct results with a continuity tester.

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Considerably better, but still silent on important issues.

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One pair should have a blue or blue-white(trace) wire
twisted with a white or white-blue(trace) wire

What colors do you have?  If you have red, black or yellow
you probably do not have Cat5e.

-- Robert


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 OK, let's say I do want to learn how to actually make one the right/
safe way, because I will eventually have the need to do this.

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 What are these important issues? I am obviously asking

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 Well, even if the cable itself clearly says CAT 5E on the cover I
dont see plain blue or white with blue stripes cables. Here it is how
it looks like:

 http://www.geocities.com/tekmonk2005/pix/CAT5E_cable_colors.jpg

 lbrtchx

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lbrtchx@gmail.com wrote in part:
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Not so obvious.  Looks more like telling.  I didn't
see any questions about technique, only colors.

The main issues are:  T-568A or -B pattern, solid flex,
IDC compatibility, and seating depth.  there may be others.

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The photo isn't great, but it looks to me like your pairs
are (L-R) orange, green, blue, brown.  Don't argue shades
until you can explain why Slate matters.

-- Robert



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lbrtchx@gmail.com writes:
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Why would you need to do this? Nobody makes their own patch cables.
Its not a skill anybody looks for. There are a few people out there
that do, but when you can go buy them for $1, or buy parts for $1
and alot of your time, the equation quickly becomes go buy them for $1.

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Yeah, I dislike that kind of coloring. The 2nd pair from the left
looks sort of blueish to me. I think you have them sorted properly
into orange pair, blue pair, green pair, brown pair from the lowish
quality pic this is. Every company is different. Some are nice clear
color coded with stripes, others like this have muddy colors that are
hard to tell apart and you have to make sure not to lose the
associated white out of each pair once you untwist to shove in the plug
because you won't be able to find it again.


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have no idea what kind of cable you have there... ???
is each pair twisted together by itself ?
try a normal technical resource - random selection from Google
http://www.ertyu.org/steven_nikkel/ethernetcables.html




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I seriously doubt it is stamped with a CAT5 or any data markings ?
It's just an 8-conductor cable.... and that is NOT going to work.

If you had looked around the Internet, (besides your contnuous YouTube
postings)
you would have realized it did not look anything like a CAT5 datacom cable.






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I've handled Cat5e cable like his picture shows. It was legit cat5e
cable, not everybody makes it the same. Some is crappier than others,
anything to save a buck or two here and there during manufacturing.







Re: Straight-through CAT5E cabling
go away -
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=ethernet+cable+colors&aq=3&oq=Ethernet+cable +



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