Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
5971 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725130 30-Nov-2012 13:22 Send private message

AS/NZ standard state 568A should be used. A lot of patch leads imported from various places are wired 568B, and there is no issue with that, but permanent cabling should be wired 568A to reduce confusion.

Lets be honest the NIC is colour blind so it doesnt give a rats &rse.

Cyril

246 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 20

Trusted

  Reply # 725133 30-Nov-2012 13:31 Send private message

nzkc:
MikeSkyrme:
sonyxperiageek: Oh, and if I was connecting the Cat 5e/6 cables, would I follow the T-568A or the T-568B here in NZ?

Thanks.


568A.


Doesn't it depend on the cable?  I've seen both 568A and 568B labelled on cables (no the same cable obviously).


I assume you have seen this marking on premade patch leads. It is the same cable type used for both A and B leads, just with a different pin out at the RJ45.




Michael Skyrme - Instrumentation & Controls

435 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  Reply # 725209 30-Nov-2012 16:23 Send private message

cyril7: ELV (and TNV) to LV?, Legal requirement, punishable by removal of electrical registration is 50mm or a solid permanent insulating separator. Recommended 300mm minimum for interference mitigation.

Cyril


Not trying to hijack this but it got me thinking about wiring my father in law has had done in his house.

There are a number of places where the sparky has put power and cat5e through the same hole (going from one floor to another, or through a wall) so he didn't have to drill another hole. After going through the same hole it is seperated. At the time I thought it was just lazy work and even made the comment to him.

Whats the standards on this?

5971 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725215 30-Nov-2012 16:30 Send private message

Hi, its illegal the electrical standards AS/NZ3000-2007 section 3.9.8.4 Section (c) details this and to put both through a common hole in a top plate, stud, noggin or floor is illegal.

Currently the Electrical Wiring Board is persecuting electricians that flaunt this seperation ruling.

Cyril

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by Hobchild on 25-Oct-2014 19:13 (87 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by joker97 on 25-Oct-2014 19:20 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


VDSL, which router/modem sub $200?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 25-Oct-2014 19:48 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Neon - Sky's new streaming service
Created by JarrodM, last reply by JimmyH on 25-Oct-2014 17:37 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by tungsten on 25-Oct-2014 20:22 (115 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


5Ghz AP recommendations?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Oct-2014 12:42 (12 replies)

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 23-Oct-2014 17:41 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Thief taunts 12 year old via stolen laptop
Created by macuser, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 23:49 (12 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.