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Master Geek


# 139511 11-Feb-2014 17:27
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I was searching about vdsl cable, I found they are RJ11 to RJ45.
I want to buy longer cable.
Found out that there is RJ12 to RJ45 cable on the link below
http://www.cablesdirect.co.nz/catalog/entry?entry=384&page_number=1
Can't find any RJ11 to RJ45 cable on the site

Just want to make sure, can the RJ12 to RJ45 be use as vdsl cable?

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Master Geek


  # 984317 11-Feb-2014 17:39
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You can sure use that cable, the difference is that RJ11 only has 4 wires terminated and RJ12 has the 6 wires terminated inside the plastic end connector. The wiring specs are still the same.




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Ultimate Geek


  # 984346 11-Feb-2014 18:19
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Have a look at this GZ topic about the plugs etc

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=43&topicid=138428

 
 
 
 


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  # 988256 16-Feb-2014 14:48
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Theres no such thing as a "VDSL cable", its just a normal phone cable. Its worth using an RJ45 socket on the wall though, so if you have one of those you need a cable with plugs that match it. I have some if you want, just send me a message.




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Ultimate Geek


  # 1177500 17-Nov-2014 18:13
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I also need a longer cable (5m) from the RJ45 wall jackpoint to my VDSL gateway (RJ11 or RJ12, can't recall).

On the Cablesdirect site:

http://www.cablesdirect.co.nz/catalog/entry?entry=384

I can buy RJ12 to RJ45 cables with pins connected 'crossed', or 'straight through'. Which do I need?

Also, should I be looking for twisted pair, or is flat cable fine for this type of situation?

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