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How do you terminate a RJ45 connector?

How do you terminate a RJ45 connector?

Holding the RJ45 connector so that its pins are facing away from you and the plug-clip side is facing down, carefully insert the flattened, arranged wires into the connector, pushing through until the wire ends emerge from the pins.

Is Cat6 and RJ45 the same?

RJ45 is a connector, and CAT6 is a Cable, where both are used for the Ethernet network. RJ45 comes up with eight pins- four apparent colors and the other four in striped, where four only work for Ethernet. CAT6 has six pins in different colors, including that connect Ethernet networking.

Which is RJ45 connector for Cat6 solid cable?

Our Connector of choice: CN1-7883-8C6SH, Shielded RJ45 Connector for CAT6, CAT6A Solid and Stranded Cable. This RJ45 connector is compatible with both CAT6, and CAT6A cable and features a strain relief and shielding to prevent against signal loss and electromagnetic interference.

How to terminate a RJ45 modular plug connector?

Use the crimping tool to properly terminate the connector. Insert the connector into the front of the tool, then squeeze the handles together to crimp the conductors down onto the cable. There you have it, a perfectly crimped, RJ45 modular plug connector!

What do I need to terminate a cat6 shielded plug?

This means you need a termination tool that lacks (or has the ability to disengage) the strain latch presser bar. That tool is shown in this blog. To accept the largest outer diameter shielded cables, Cat6 and Cat6A shielded plugs typically have an external ground tab.

Why does my RJ45 cable keep pulling out?

The reason has to do with the lack of a strain latch built into the plug. This plastic latch, found near the rear of most RJ45 plugs, is pressed into the cable jacket during the crimping/termination process and prevents the cable from being pulled out by accident.