CAT 5 PC Network cable Creation Guide#
Before we get started with actually building our cables, let's take a few minutes to explore the A look at the Network Cable standards
A patch cable, as used here, is a cable that would be used from a PC to the wall or PC to a network
Hub or Switch.
Crossover cables are used to connect two machines without the use of a hub, switch, or router. While similar to a standard CAT 5 cable, the wiring in a crossover cable is actually quite different.
Note: Remember that these instructions are only a general guide. Your actual experience will depend on the tools and materials you are using.
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