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Topic # 190905 15-Jan-2016 22:39
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hey guys need a bit of info im currently planning on replacing the wiring between my ETP and jackpoint as the wiring installed currently is 25+ years old what i need to know is best cable to use and correct procedure for a job like this.
i plan to do this and install a new twisted pair dsl cable at the same time 

thanks for the help :)

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  Reply # 1472290 15-Jan-2016 22:58

I would suggest running CAT5 cables.
In my house I was lucky enough that CAT5 cables were run they just terminated it for voice.
So I punched the jackpoints for RJ45 as we on VOIP and then cabinet where at the wires went I install a patch panel.
You would need a punch tool for this job.



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  Reply # 1472291 15-Jan-2016 23:03
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so basically run the cat5 inplace of the old one and just match the wires and punch?? sorry if i sound noob just recently started getting into the hardware side of things lol
its also only for one jackpoint that i have just had installed but was hooked up to the old wiring so want to upgrade the wiring aswell 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1472309 15-Jan-2016 23:40

BrokenChameleon: so basically run the cat5 inplace of the old one and just match the wires and punch?? sorry if i sound noob just recently started getting into the hardware side of things lol
its also only for one jackpoint that i have just had installed but was hooked up to the old wiring so want to upgrade the wiring aswell 


Yeah you got the gist of it. I don't know how your current cables are punched to advise more.
Perhaps upload some pictures so we can see and advise. Pictures always help :)



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  Reply # 1472310 15-Jan-2016 23:42
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Will upload tomorrow a little late at the moment lol

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  Reply # 1472484 16-Jan-2016 10:56
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I ran cat 6 cable over the Christmas break terminating with wall plugs from my lounge to a cabinet/patch panel I put in.

It's very doable with lots of you tube videos and an interesting guide from telecommunications group.

I used cat 6 cable, pdl 600 face plates and cat 6 data jacks.

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  Reply # 1472496 16-Jan-2016 11:10
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Well I only need to rewire from the etp to the iackpoint so should be fairly easy

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  Reply # 1472506 16-Jan-2016 11:21
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Yep, Cat 5E will be fine (easier to manage than Cat6).

Have you got a master splitter? If not, it would be a great time to install one. Plenty of guides around for wiring one up.



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  Reply # 1472519 16-Jan-2016 11:42
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I have VoIP so a master splitter shouldn't matter :) just waiting for my punch tool to arrive then I can start the work

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  Reply # 1472521 16-Jan-2016 11:44
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Run cable from ETP to an RJ45 socket. Punch down on blue. Use an RJ45-RJ12 cable to connect to modem.




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  Reply # 1472538 16-Jan-2016 12:05
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Thanks baron currently have a rj11-12 jack what are the benefits off swapping to a rj45 jack? And would I just punch the wires in the same place as the rj11 jack??

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