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CAT5 cable - straight or crossed ?

Postby dodecahedron on Sat Aug 20, 2005 12:56 pm

how can i tell , just by looking at it, if a CAT5 cable is straight or crossed ?
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Postby code65536 on Sat Aug 20, 2005 1:54 pm

Most xover cables are marked as such on the side. If it's unmarked, then look at the two plugs from the same direction. The individual wires within the plugs should be color-coded. The order of colors should be the same for both plugs for a straight cable.
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Postby hoxlund on Sat Aug 20, 2005 4:41 pm

very good answer
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Postby CowboySlim on Sat Aug 20, 2005 8:31 pm

Hey Hox,

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