[Wolves] Wiring RJ45 sockets

John Kennedy skebi69 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 12:05:43 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Matthew Revell
<matthew at understated.co.uk>wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm wiring up a couple of RJ45 sockets with CAT5E cable.
> I'm not getting anywhere: it all seems wired-up okay but I'm not
> getting a connection.
> I have a couple of basic questions:
>  1. I believe I don't have to strip the sheath from each individual
> wire: is that correct?

That is correct

>  2. Does it matter whether I use A or B wiring, so long as both ends
> are the same?

Correct again...

> Cheers!
> --
> Matthew Revell
> www.understated.co.uk
You will want to invest in a cable tester. You can get one for about 20
quid. They will tell you which strand is not connecting properly or catch
any miswires. Worth their weight in gold if you wire UTP cables.
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