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Cat5e Wiring Diagram: What's for Home LAN?

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May 11, 2009 10:45:27 AM

I've always heard about two ways to crimp the ends of an RJ45 cable, namely:

Standard Patch Cable A
EIA/TIA 568A Color Scheme



Standard Patch Cable B
EIA/TIA 568B Color Scheme (AT&T)



As a point of clarification, which one should I follow when making cables for a LAN network? PCs-to-hub configuration I mean.
May 11, 2009 2:08:47 PM

It really doesn't matter, so long as you are consistent. 568B is more common, though.
May 13, 2009 3:14:18 AM

So... in terms of speed and reliability, they're practically the same? :) 
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May 21, 2009 3:38:22 PM

They will both run at the same speed.
May 25, 2009 6:28:09 AM

Thanks guys! :D 
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