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Topic # 128714 21-Aug-2013 01:51
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Hi All,

So I just started cabling my new place (last weekend), using Cat5E Leviton jacks which had the T568B sticker, so that is what I followed..

From what I have now read, I should have gone with 568A.

Does it really matter? Should I move my desk out again and change the first 8 over?

Thanks heaps,

Brad

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  Reply # 881932 21-Aug-2013 02:56
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Hi, now its done, Just leave as is, the US uses b, hence the default label

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  Reply # 881936 21-Aug-2013 06:21
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As long as you use the same at both ends there are no issues.

At lease you didn't do what I've encountered a few times lately and try and make your own T568C standard..


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  Reply # 881955 21-Aug-2013 08:23
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sbiddle: As long as you use the same at both ends there are no issues.

At lease you didn't do what I've encountered a few times lately and try and make your own T568C standard..



I ROFL'd when I read that until I realised you weren't joking then I just cringed

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  Reply # 881975 21-Aug-2013 08:47
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Athlonite:
sbiddle: As long as you use the same at both ends there are no issues.

At lease you didn't do what I've encountered a few times lately and try and make your own T568C standard..



I ROFL'd when I read that until I realised you weren't joking then I just cringed


I've come across two instances lately of cabling that's been punched down to jacks and also just crimped to RJ45's using somebody's own standard. The key reason Ethernet works is because of the concept of a twisted pair - having the legs of the TX or RX pair on different pairs will cause issues which is exactly what was happening.



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  Reply # 881979 21-Aug-2013 08:56
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Ive used my own standards for years and never had any issues :-p
Where I am now tho, the boss enforces A.




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