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|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] cable crimping
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Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:26:09 -0500
From: Ruben Safir
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] cable crimping
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On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 02:59:47PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ruben Safir (mrbrklyn-at-panix.com):
> > Paul, I need you to come to the house and crimp a cable for me. Infact,
> > you can show me how to do it.
Paul is not answering me so I guess I'm in his dogs house ;)
Or he has gotten off early on the drinking for Purim this morning
> After he shows you classic TIA 568A and 568B cable wiring
> configurations, buy yourself an ideal Industries Crimpmaster.
> You can also buy die sets for them, in case you want to do things other
> than RJ-45, such as RJ-11 (telco) and other things.
> Don't settle for any lesser crimping tool. There's a lot of them out
> there that just suck.
> Also: Get a big bag of RJ-45 ends and practice with them -- because it
> takes some practice before you stop making dud cables. Once you've
> gotten the knack, you can then turn out reliable ethernet cables with no
> Also#2: If buying new ethernet cable, spring for CAT6E. (Yes, even
> though officially no such spec exists, it nonetheless de-facto does.)
> I make no apologies over my still working on using up the 1000' spool of
> CAT5 I bought in 1997, but wouldn't _think_ of buying more of it.