Cable testing issue Tags: LAN Cable Networking Last response: October 26, 2010 5:41 PM in Networking Share wanalex October 26, 2010 1:00:48 PM Hi, I'm making some hybrid cable RJ45----RJ11(6p4c) I follow the color code carefully. Crimp and test. Each time I get the following results RJ45--- RJ11 1 --- 2 ( on) 2 --- 3 ( on) 3 --- 4 (nothing) 6 --- 5 (on) The 3rd cable is always off ! I thought it would be the crimping tool or the heads but I've made some RJ11---RJ11 working perfect with the same tools/heads... Any idea? More about : cable testing issue seacliff October 26, 2010 1:27:09 PM This might help you out. http://www.siemon.com/us/standards/13-25_common_outlet_... As far as I can understand you, you're using a cat5 cable, one end is RJ45, other is a 6pin RJ11? If I am right, the matching would be this : RJ45 RJ11 use-pin use-pin T1 -5 R1 -3 R1 -4 T1 -4 T2 -3 R2 -5 R2 -6 T2 -2 T3 -1 R3 -6 R3 -2 T3 -1 Since you're using only 4 cable (2 pairs) remove the R3/T3. m 0 l wanalex October 26, 2010 2:50:09 PM Well, the problem might come from the Tester itself. It seems it can handle cable test with the same number of pin only. I connected two of the hybrid cables together with an adapter female female RJ45---RJ11-adapter-RJ11----RJ45 Results RJ45---RJ45 1 --- 1 ( on) 2 --- 2 ( on) 3 --- 3 (on) 6 --- 6 (on) Working... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer seacliff October 26, 2010 5:41:05 PM You could be right, depending on the type of tester you are using. I know some tester will let you know if you receive some signal or not on each pin, whatever the connection is. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPower SATA cable and SSD issue Forum SolvedNZXT 440h SSD SATA power cable issue Forum SolvedI have a related issue: picture but no sound (PN43F4500 Samsung plasma). Changed the HDMI cable, had TWC remotely reset the c Forum SolvedPXE-E61: Media test faulure, check cable Forum Reliable Routers / Cable testing Forum What is an excellent CAT6/6A cable testing unit? Forum SolvedEquivalent paperclip test for 8-pin CPU power cable? Forum SolvedIssue with HDMI cable and Bios Menu Forum CAT5 Cable Testing Software? Forum SolvedThermal sensor cable or LCD display issue? Forum SolvedComputer Won't Restart--PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable // PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent. Forum Toshiba laptop power jack repair issue- jack's cable wire broken off of motherboard. How to fix? Forum Realtek network controller deep sleep mode please plug cable issue Forum SolvedHow should I perform a loopback cable test for an ethernet port? Forum External hard drive cable issue Forum SolvedHow can I test my new R9 280x without plugging in a DVI cable (I don't have one yet!) Also, metal bit hit the mobo? Forum AUX cable issue Forum SolvedCooler Master PSU with 20+4 cable connector issue Forum Solvedrealtech media test failure check cable Forum SolvedCable Latency Issue Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !