Network Cabling/Wiring Diagrams

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1 Wiring Details

There are two standards for wiring CAT5 connections. T568-A is the preferred worog standard. T568-B is the more commonly used standard in the U.S.

1.0.1 CAT5

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  1. EIA/TIA-T568-A Standard
    Pin Colour Pair # Alt Colour
    1 White/Green 3 White/Green
    2 Green/White 3 Green
    3 White/Orange 2 White/Orange
    4 Blue/White 1 Blue
    5 White/Blue 1 White/Blue
    6 Orange/White 2 Orange
    7 White/Brown 4 White/Brown
    8 Brown/White 4 Brown
  2. EIA/TIA-T568-B Standard
    Pin Colour Pair # Alt Colour
    1 White/Orange 2 White/Orange
    2 Orange/White 2 Orange
    3 White/Green 3 White/Green
    4 Blue/White 1 Blue
    5 White/Blue 1 White/Blue
    6 Green/White 3 Green
    7 White/Brown 4 White/Brown
    8 Brown/White 4 Brown

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