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Differences in RJ-45 plugs & keystone jacks for CAT5, CAT5e, CAT 6, CAT6a & CAT7 compliance?

I've read detailed insights on differences in the CAT Cabling. What is the difference between various cable types like Cat 5, Cat 5e and Cat 6? What is the difference between Cat 6 and Cat 6e ...
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CAT6 RJ45 - Unidentified Network

I have tried 3 times now to attach new RJ45 connectors on each end of the CAT6 cable we have just run around my house and through the crawl space, (so really hoping it's not the wire because it is ...
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Do Rj45 couplers slow down / create bottle necks in a network?

Do Rj45 couplers like the ones here on amazon below slow down a network / create bottle necks. Network switches are specced as gigabit or 10/100, but i havnt seen any couplers specced as such, is this ...
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Determine correct RJ-45 network plug for your cable

I want to crimp my own ethernet cables because its cheaper for me and I have a lot of long cables sitting around. I'm currently looking into the crimper and everything I need and I wanted to know for ...
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How to restrict access to Ethernet ports outside of physical permiter

I have several PoE IP webcams installed on my house. Each mounting point has only one wire going to it: the Cat6 with 8P8C plug at the end, which both powers and communicates with the camera. I ...
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Can I plug an ADSL cable to a router with an RJ11 to RJ45 converter?

I have an ADSL router that connects to the ISP with PPPoE on its WAN through a cable that has an RJ11 plug. I would like to use my main router that also has PPPoE on its WAN, but only has RJ45 plugs. ...
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Do I need different RJ45 plugs?

I bought this ICIDU UTP CAT5E Pullbox Solid Wire Straight 100m Network Cable and these 100pcs UTP Male RJ45 Connectors (CAT5/6) Ready plugs. I've tried time and time again repeated watching and ...
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Split cable broadband connection to lan cord and router

I am trying to split my cable broadband connection between laptop and router to avoid disconnection during power cuts. Cable broadband is connected even if there is no power. So I am trying to use ...
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Parallelize USB data? Or simply use LPT?

I need to generate a simple system in which host computer interrupts lead out to a non-standard RJ-45 connection (6 pins in binary on/off state) that can be triggered with little latency. The only ...
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Telnet into a linux machine using an RJ45-RS232 cable

my linux machine doesn't have a RS232 port, only an RJ45. I also have my grandpa's old pentium machine running windows 95 that has an RS232 port. The only means of interfacing these two computers are ...
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Why are my CAT-5e connections connecting at only 100baseTX?

I'm doing some rewiring. Several years ago I ran CAT-5e cable throughout my house. They terminated using standard wall plugs, on the other end to a patch panel (punch-down), which then patched into ...
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Slow CAT5e speeds

Local cable installed a 120 foot cat5e cable from our router to our smart TV, but there was no connection, so I decided to terminate the cable again myself. I bought a crimper and some RJ45 ...
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Use a PC as a one client router/switch

I have a laptop running win7 , with two network cards wifi and normal wired (RJ45). I normally use the wifi for internet connectivity (Via a personal router). I have a raspberry pi, also with a rj45 ...
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RJ45 splitter slows down network speed?

My computer is connected to the wall socket via a RJ45 splitter, i.e. NIC-----spliter-----wallsocket. CAT5e cables are used. Situation 1: No cable in plugged into the third port of the splitter, ...
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how to connect ADSL Modem with USB type B with a router which has RJ45 port. Is there a cable for that?

I have a modem which has USB 2 port. I was using it directly in my laptop by installing driver. But now I want to use wireless connection. So I bought a router but now how can I use my existing modem ...
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Can two USB to Ethernet adapters be used as a USB2 extension? [closed]

I want to use RJ45 type of cables to make a 10m USB2 extension. Is it possible using two USB to Ethernet adapters (even without drivers so they act as USB to RJ45 adapters, not as Ethernet ports). If ...
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How to test LAN cables/connectivity without internet

We are planning to switch offices where each desk has a RJ45 plug, but we need to make sure the LAN works properly before making the step. There is no access to the internet, all there is is a switch ...
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How to tell which end is faulty on RJ-45 cable?

While making my own cat6 cables, I notice that every now and then, even though I push the cables all the way to the end that it will allow, my tester states FAIL and it shows certain wires blinking ...
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Network cable is plugged in, but iMac isn't recognizing connection

So, while doing a little home networking, I decided to place my iMac on a ethernet connection. Well I plugged in the ethernet cable and normally it will recognize the present cable but not immediately ...
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ADSL Wireless Router Configuration with ethernet(rj45) internet connection

I have this adsl wireless router but my internet connection only has RJ45 directly connected to my PC. My questions is how can I use my ADSL wireless router with this kind of internet connection.. ...
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Can a huge coiled LAN cable have some trouble for transmitting a signal?

Let's say I have a long (> 30m) LAN cable, that connect two (very close) devices. Could some of the unused wire, disposed as a huge coil, cause any issue ? I'm thinking about the special wire layout ...
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SFP 1000Mbps vs 1000Mbps RJ45

Whats different? They both offer the same speed don't they? I'm asking because we have a switch with 4 SFP 1000Mbps ports and we are buying a new server and was wondering if it's worth paying extra ...
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Can I use RJ45 to connect to the Internet?

Is it okay to use RJ 45 as the Ethernet cable? For this computer , the LAN interface is RJ45. Can it be connected to a router? Any speed difference?
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Not MiFI, but similar?

I already have MiFI but due to some reasons that I can't explain, WiFi isn't good enough for me, I need to connect via RJ45. So I'm wondering if there is any device that takes my 3G enabled SIM and ...
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How to unplug a network cable that's stuck?

I have plugged a network cable into my PC to temporarily adjust some settings on my router. Now I can't unplug it. The cable is physically stuck in the RJ45 port. I've tried squeezing every part of it ...
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Why RJ11 Is Not Working With My Cable Tester?

This is the tester that i have: It says that besides RJ45, BNC and USB it can test RJ11. The problem is that nothing happens when i test RJ11s in RJ45 input. Here is the video Somehow RJ11 worked ...
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Is serial RJ45 to USB a standard?

I can't find any resellers here in Sweden for the RJ45 to USB cable from Current Cost. Are such RJ45 to USB cables covered by a standard so that I could buy one from another vendor? It would also be ...
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Can a rj-45 cable's joint be made by a pair of rj-45?

I am interested to know if that if two network cables are to be joined together,can we use a pair of rj-45 to connect them?
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Connecting a Windows 7 and Windows XP with RJ45

I have 20GB of data I would like to transfer from a machine running Windows XP to my notebook running Windows 7. I have a RJ45 cable connecting the two computers, but the bitrate I get is equal ...
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What's wrong with my custom LAN cable?

This question is basically a continuation of this previous question. Never mind, here's the deal: I've made a LAN cable that goes through a wall, but it doesn't work. The cable is roughly 10m/30ft ...
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How can I figure out what's wrong with my cat5 phone system?

I just moved into a new house and it's wired for ethernet. There's a junction box that has a "Bridged Telecom Module TM-8" in it. My cable modem's phone jack is plugged into the "Line In" on that box ...
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Can I plug my standard phone into an ethernet jack?

I just moved into a new house and it's wired for ethernet. There's a junction box that has a "Bridged Telecom Module TM-8" in it. My cable modem's phone jack is plugged into the "Line In" on that box ...
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Connecting two PCs to single Port(RJ45) of desktop switch

I have eight PCs on my Network with 8-Port Desktop Switch.Now I want to add one more PC to my Network, but I don't want to use an additional switch. I have heard it is possible to connect two PCs on ...
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Printer installation

Scenario : Four PCs on LAN connected to each other. Printer (HP Laserjet 2100/M/TN with Parallel(LPT) Port and Rj45 female connector) directly connected to one of the PCs through Parallel ...
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Why is my cat5e cable not okay?

My LAN cable seems to work (indicator LED lights up) but the computer can't find a connection. What's wrong? Setup: I had to run a network cable from a router in one room to a computer to another ...
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“Modern” Ethernet over coax

So, I've just bought a house. It's reasonably new - built in the early '00s. One of the features that got built in was a cable TV drop in every room. The cabling is gorgeous - there's even a wiring ...
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Can Cat6 UTP stranded cable fit regular Cat6 Jacks?

I have some stranded Cat6 UTP cable and want to use it to wire an Ethernet connection to a faceplate in a wall. Normally you use Solid rather than Stranded cable for this and I am concerned that the ...