Cat 5 Cable Wiring

 Category 5 Section

What is Cat 5 Cabling

Cat 5 Wiring Tutorial

Crossover Diagram

Maximum Length for Cat 5

Straight Through vs Crossover

T568A and T568B Differences

Ethernet Cable Specifications

How to Crimp a Cat 5 Cable

How to Terminate Cat 5 Cables

Cat 5 and Cat 5e Differences

Installing Cat 5 Through a Roof

Making a Cat 5 Cable

Maximum Cat 5 Signal Range

The Cat 5 Color Code

Cat 5 For Outdoor Use

VGA Over Cat 5

Using Cat 5 For Phone Wires

 
 Cat 3 and Cat 6 Section
Cat 5 vs Cat 3

Cat 5 vs Cat 6

Cat 6 Specifications

Terminating Cat 6 Cable
 
 Tools And Misc Section
Cat 5 Tools

Cat 5 Cable Tester

Crimp-Down vs Punch-Down

Building a Cat 5 Tester

Using Keystone Wiring

Crimping a Patch Cable

Wiring Phone With Only Two Sets

RJ45 Wiring

T568A Specifications

T568B Specifications

UTP Color Code


Installing Cat 5 Through A Roof

When you are installing cat 5 through roof there are a number of things to take into consideration. You will need to comply with the wiring standards of either the 568A or 568b. You should always avoid leaving cables hanging freely instead use special cable stables to secure your wires to posts. Do not use regular staples as they will damage the cables beyond repair. You should also avoid any unnessacy twist or bends in your cable as it can greatly effect the transfer rate of your cables.

The first step in when you have your wires ready and are going to be installing cat 5 through roof is to strip away the top one inch of the protective plastic sleeve that surrounds the wire. While you are doing this, you need to be careful not to damage or nick the wire. After you have completed this you need to arrange the wires in compliance with either the 568A or 568B wiring standards. You will need to untwist the wires and flatten them until there is little or no space in between each cable and slide them to the back of the connector.

You will need to trim the wires back to one half inch from the top of the plastic protective sleeve. Then with your crimping tool apply firm pressure until the plug is completely crimped. After you have completed this step you will be finished installing cat 5 through roof.

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