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Author Topic: Cat 5e v Cat 6  (Read 15399 times)

Lucid

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Re: Cat 5e v Cat 6
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2008, 12:17:52 PM »

Tha jacks are punch down. Thanks for the advice I'll look into finding a tester.
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fordem

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Re: Cat 5e v Cat 6
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2008, 12:34:45 PM »

I forgot to mention - when punching down, try to maintain the twist all the way to the actual contact - no more than 0.5 inch untwisted cable.
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Lucid

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Re: Cat 5e v Cat 6
« Reply #17 on: November 15, 2008, 01:42:05 PM »

Yeah, I have it as close as possible. Good tip, I didn't think it mattered much though.
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